Teaching and Advising

University of North Texas Credit Courses Taught


Entrepreneurship and Performance Improvement

Evaluation and Accountability in Applied Technology and Performance Improvement

Masters of Science Capstone I - Research Techniques

Masters of Science Capstone II - Evaluation Seminar

Project Management and Applied Technology Performance Improvement

Penn State Credit Courses Taught

Analysis of Policies in Workforce Education and Development

Data Analysis for Workforce Education and Development

Diffusion and Utilization of Innovations

Evaluation of Workforce Education and Development Investments

Project Management for Professionals

Working Close Apart

Non-Credit Courses Taught

Communication through Interpersonal Styles

Decision Making: Techniques and Applications

Financial Forecasting for Workforce Investments

Minitab for Performance Improvement

Supply Chain Management

Survey Research Techniques

Web 2.0 Tools for Business Members

Statistical Process Control for Frontline Workers

Statitical Process Control and Applied Process Improvement

Student Work Directed

Doctoral Thesis Committees

Bailey, E. (2015). Comparative study of perceived barriers to faculty participation in distance education at a four-year university. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in applied technologies and performance improvement, University of North Texas.

Danks, S. (2015). Measuring culture of innovation: A validation study of the innovation quotient instrument. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in applied technologies and performance improvement, University of North Texas.

Laksaniyanon, B. (2015). Acceptance theories for behavior in conducting research: Instructors in the Rajabhat University System, Thailand. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in applied technologies and performance improvement, University of North Texas.

Ford, R. (2015). Factors influencing clergy leadership effectiveness. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in workforce education and development, The Pennsylvania State University.

Park, J.Y. (2015). Examination of impact of family size on investment in children’s education and educational achievement In Kenya. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in workforce education and development, The Pennsylvania State University

Huang, H. (2014). Assessing civic engagement: A study of collaborative social entrepreneurship using a multiuser virtual environment. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in curriculum and instruction, The Pennsylvania State University.

Corby, M. (2014). An examination of leadership development of women university adinistrators through participation in an administrative fellows program. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in workforce education and development, The Pennsylvania State University.

Scamacca, L. (2013). Exploring intangible and non-financial success metrics for professionals in the meetings and events industry. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in workforce education and development, The Pennsylvania State University.

Nordstrom, P. (2013). An evaluation of reported changes in teachers’ practices in the Classrooms for the Future initiative based on levels of technology implemented. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in instructional systems, The Pennsylvania State University. 

Demers, D. (2009). The relationship between perceptions of learning organization characteristics and firm performance. Doctor of Philosophy thesis in workforce education and development, The Pennsylvania State University.

Pursel, B. K. (2009). The role of virtual worlds as a collaborative environment for partially distributed teams. Doctor of Philosophy thesis in workforce education and development, The Pennsylvania State University.

Masters Thesis & Papers Committees

Joung, G. S. (2011). The effectiveness of informal learning and formal training on improving job competencies in small business. Master of Science Research Paper in workforce education and development, The Pennsylvania State University.

Haynes, C. (2009). Relationships between promoted supervisors and their former coworkers. Master of Education Research Paper in workforce education and development, The Pennsylvania State University.

Student Teams

International Society of Performance Improvement Team Competition 2012, Leaders in Performance Solutions, Team members: C. Anderson, A. Hristova, E. Shakespeare, A. Zaballero. Presentation at THE Performance Improvement Conference 2012, Leading Innovation, Endless Possibilities, Toronto, Canada.