Ralph Prall

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
M.S. Education (MSEd)

Dr. Prall holds a Ph.D. in Education from The Ohio State University. He has taught in the Master of Science in Education Program at Walden University for 19 years. He has served as Lead Faculty for eleven different MSED courses.

Dr. Prall’s teaching roles in public school systems have included positions in the teaching of students with special needs, and in the subject area of marketing education. Public school system roles other than teaching have included: 7-12 special education coordinator, 10-12 academic and special education supervisor, principal; and a director in a central office.

Dr. Prall has presented papers at two National Entrepreneurship Education Forums. His public sector consulting work includes the federal (postal service), and state (public school district), levels. He is a U.S. Navy veteran.

Courses Taught

EDUC 6619 - Students with Special Needs

EDUC 6533 - Action Research for Educators

EDUC 6625 - Habits of Mind: Teaching Skills to Promote Self-directed Learning

EDUC 6730 - Curriculum Design for Learning

EDUC 6731 - Assessment for Student Learning

EDUC 6651 - Teacher Leadership in the Classroom: Increasing Learning and Achievement

EDUC 6650 - Enhancing Learning through Linguistic and Cultural Diversity

EDUC 6657 - Creating an Effective Classroom Learning Environment

EDUC 6673 - Literacy and Learning in the Information Age

EDUC 6674 - Designing Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for Students with Special Needs

EDAD 6803 - Allocating Resources Strategically and Structuring the Organization for Learning

EDAD 6805 - Fostering Productive School Leadership, Cultures, and Working Relationships

EDAD 6806 - Collaborating with Families and Communities for Student Success

EDAD 6807 - Creating Positive, Safe, and Effective Learning Environments

EDAD 6811 - Internship, Part One

EDAD 6812 - Internship, Part Two


BS, Youngstown State University

MBA, Youngstown State University

PhD, The Ohio State University


Prall, R. J. (1986). Faculty Use of Student-Business Counseling Teams to develop Marketing Plans and Employee Manuals for Actual Businesses. Ohio State University

Prall, R. J. (1987). Use of Student-Business Counseling Teams to Assist Businesses Housed in the Akron-Summit Industrial Incubator. Ohio State University