Faculty


Riste Simnjanovski

Riste Simnjanovski, D.P.A.

Dean of Faculty Development

Office Phone: (951) 343-3968
Email: rsimnjan@calbaptist.edu
Department: History & Government
Office Location: Tyler Plaza, Suite 200
Office Hours: M - 6:30am - 3:00pm; T - 6:30am - 3:00pm; W - 6:30am - 3:00pm; Th - 6:30am - 3:00pm; F - 7:00am - 2:00pm

Education

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
D.P.A. Doctor of Public Administration University of La Verne 2010
M.A. Master of Arts, Education: Higher Education Administration University of Redlands 2004
B.A. Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies / Teaching Credential University of Redlands 2002

Additional Education

CLEAR California Teacher Credential - Multiple Subjects (grades k-9);
CLEAR California Teacher Credential - Supplemental Authorization, Social Sciences (grades 10-12)

Classes Taught

Course

Title

Format

CJS 485

Methods of Research in Crim. Justice

Online

DPA725

Strategic Planning and Management

Online

DPA730

Performance Management and Evaluation

Online

EDL 558

Policy, Governance and Community Relations

Online

EDU 534

International and Comparative Education

Online

HIS 213

History of the US to Reconstruction

Online

HIS 223

History of the US Since the Civil War

Online

HIS 325

Non-Western Culture and History

Online

HIS 393

History of California

Online

HUM 213

Integrated Humanities I

Online & Hybrid

HUM 223

Integrated Humanities II

Online & Hybrid

HUM 400

Special Topics in Humanities

Online

LDR 310

Leadership Theory

Online

LDR 330

Personal Leadership

Online

LDR 430

Decision Making and Leadership

Online

LDR 470

Group and Leadership

Online

MPA 540

Public Personnel Management

Online & Hybrid

POL 255

Introduction to Comparative Politics

Online

POL 415

World Geography

Online & Hybrid

POL 443

Diplomatic History of the United States

Online & Hybrid

POL 452

Organizational Theory & Design

Online & Hybrid

MPA 555

Technological Innovations & Implementations

Online & Hybrid

MPA 570

Public Policy Analysis

Online & Hybrid

MPA 585

Political Economy

Online & Hybrid

ORG 567

Managing Human Capital

Online & Hybrid

ORG 545

Leading Organizational Change

Online & Hybrid

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

Geo-Political Influence in Public Education, SCADs (State Crimes Against Democracy), Public Administration, Public Education, For-Profit Publishers in k-12, Rhetoric, Executive Influence on Education, American Military Education, The American Military Education Complex, Higher Education Course Design/Development, Fiat Currency Manipulation.

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

California Baptist University 2007-2012 (Adjunct Professor)
 
University of Redlands 2006-2012 (Adjunct and Subsequest Administrator)
 
University of La Verne 2010-2012 (Guest Lecturer)
 
Fontana Unified School District (Grades 6, 7 and 8; Vice Principal Designee; 2002-2012)

Research, Presentations, and Publications

Current Projects (2016-2018):

Ardito, R., Dunbar, S., Sturz. D., Morris, E., & Simnjanovski, R. (2017 ~ estimated).  Personalized Weekly Overviews: A Comparison of Text and Video Notifications Measuring Student Engagement, Achievement and Misunderstanding in an Online Classroom.

Davis, D., Simnjanovski, R., Keneaster, J., (2017~ estimated).  Applying Koproske's "Six Rules for Faculty Support in Student Success" within a University Division.  Presentation and paper accepted at ACAD, January 2017.

Simnjanovski, R., Davis, D., Sturz, D., (2017 ~ estimated).  The Perfect Degree That No One Wanted: Proposals, Process and Practices for Researching and Designing Sustainable Program Initiatives.  Presentation and paper accepted at ACAD, January 2017.

Simnjanovski, R. (2018 ~ estimated).  The US Dollar Implosion: a Loaf of Bread, a Gold Coin, a Gun and Security in Devastating Financial Times.

Publications (chronological, 2010-2016))

Simnjanovski, R. (2010). Military preparedness, educational policy isomorphism: An examination of convergence between presidential oratory and educational policy. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.

Simnjanovski, R. (2011). Military preparedness, educational policy isomorphism: An examination of convergence between presidential oratory and educational policy. CreateSpace. Amazon.
ISBN: 978-1461091851

Simnjanovski, R. (2012). American Military-Education Convergence: Designing the Failure of Public Education.  Ch. 8 in SCADS: State Crimes Against Democracy – Political Forensics in Public Affairs.  Palgrave Publishing. ISBN: 978-0230348172

Witt, M., Dehaven-Smith, L, Simnjanovski, R., (2013). State crimes against democracy: political forensics in public affairs. Houndmills, Basingstoke New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Crosby, R.G. III., Davis, D., Simnjanovski, R.  (2014). Evidence-Based Online Course Development Practices Using Three Years of Incoming Student Data.  Paper and Presentation. ICICTE. http://www.icicte.org/Proceedings2014/Papers%202014/4.1%20Davis.pdf

Crosby, R. G., Davis, D., & Simnjanovski, R. (2015). Evidence-based online course development practices using three years of incoming student data. Journal of US-China Education Review.

Simnjanovski, R., Morris, E., Davis, D. (2016).  Trashing Your Textbook: A Self-Regulated Learning Through the Use of Vignettes, Cases and Primary Sources as an Alternative to Publisher Texts. Paper submitted and accepted January, 2016 (Oahu, HI - USA).

Simnjanovski, R., Morris, E., Davis, D. (2016). Trashing Your Textbook: A Study Examining Alternative Materials and the Impact on Grades and Evaluations.  American Education Research Association (AERA).  Presented in April, 2016 (Washington, DC. - USA).

 

Presentations (chronological since CBU hiring in June 2012-2016)

 

Simnjanovski, R., Bond, T. (2012).  UDL: Universal Design for Learning – Implementing Universal Design in Course Design.  Presentation to California Baptist University, Division of Online and Professional Studies. (8/21/12).

Simnjanovski, R., Bond, T., Shields, R. (2012).  Writing Applicable Goals and Measureable Objectives in Course Design. Presentation to California Baptist University, Division of Online and Professional Studies (New Faculty). (8/23/12).

Davis, D., Morris, E., Simnjanovski, R. (2013). Effective Course Design: Moving Backwards to Get Ahead. Paper Presentation at the Maui International Education Conference / CLUTE. (1/4/13)

Davis, D., Morris, E., Simnjanovski, R. (2013). Effective Course Design: Moving Backwards to Get Ahead. Paper / Oral Presentation at the Hawaii International Conference on Education. (1/8/13)

Simnjanovski, R., Morris, E., Bond, T., Shields, R. (2014).  OPS Faculty Annual Training. Presentation to California Baptist University, Division of Online and Professional Studies (New Faculty). (8/19/14).

Simnjanovski, R., Morris, E. (2014). Course Development & Rubrics.  Presentation to California Baptist University, Division of Online and Professional Studies (All Faculty). (8/20/14).

Simnjanovski, R. (2014). Blackboard Time Management.  Presentation to California Baptist University, Division of Online and Professional Studies (All Faculty). (8/21/14).

Simnjanovski, R. Avila, J. (2014). Guidestone: 403(b) and Personal Investment Accounts.  Presentation to California Baptist University, Division of Online and Professional Studies (All Faculty). (8/21/14).

Simnjanovski, R., Morris E. (2015). A Pilot Study: The Relationship Between Non-Cognitive Factors and Student Retention for Distance Education. Paper / Oral Presentation at the Hawaii International Conference on Education. (1/4/15).

Simnjanovski, R., Morris E., Crosby, R. G., & Davis, D. (2015). A pilot study: The relationship between non-cognitive factors and student retention for distance education. Paper presented at the meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Simnjanovski, R., Davis, T., Norwood, K., & Morris, E. (2015).  Presenter/Trainer.  New Faculty Training.  California Baptist University, Division of Online and Professional Studies, Riverside, CA.

Simnjanovski, R. (2015).  Blackboard: Hints, Tips and Tricks in Developing Effective Courses Online.  All Faculty Training.  California Baptist University, Division of Online and Professional Studies, Riverside, CA.

Simnjanovski, R., Morris, E., Davis, D. (2016).  Trashing Your Textbook: A Self-Regulated Learning Through the Use of Vignettes, Cases and Primary Sources as an Alternative to Publisher Texts. Paper presented in January, 2016 (Oahu, HI - USA).

Simnjanovski, R., Morris, E., Davis, D. (2016). Trashing Your Textbook: A Study Examining Alternative Materials and the Impact on Grades and Evaluations.  American Education Research Association (AERA).  Poster Presentation April, 2016 (Washington, DC. - USA).

*Attendance Only: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry [AAPD]. (2016). Attendance - May, 2016. San Antonio, TX. 

Editor (chronological, since CBU hiring in June 2012)

Gutenberg, L.L., (2012). Methemoglobin Levels in Generally Anesthetized Pediatric Dental Patients Receiving Local Anesthetics.  ClinicalTrials.Gov Identifier: NCT01402869 http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01402869

Gutenberg, L.L., (2012). Methemoglobin Levels in Generally Anesthetized Pediatric Dental Patients Receiving Local Anesthetics. Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry.  Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD).

Kuriya, M. (2012). Discoloration of Demineralized Enamel Treated with Resin Infiltration Immersed in Different Beverages.  Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry.  Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD).

Chen, J., Marghalani, A.A., Omar, S., (2014) “Clinical and radiographic success of mineral trioxide aggregate compared with formocresol as a pulpotomy treatment in primary molars: A systematic review and meta-analysis.” Journal of the American Dental Association (2014 Jul;145(7):714-21. doi: 10.14219/jada.2014.36).  http://jada.ada.org/content/145/7/714.abstract

Outside Reader: (Dissertation Defenses)

Alao, B. (2013). System Improvement in Nigeria: Examining Senior Healthcare Programs from Citizens’ Perspective. University of La Verne. La Verne, CA. 

Horton-Treser, G. (2014).  Knowledge Management: A Study of Knowledge Utilization in California Cities. University of La Verne. La Verne, CA.

Church Membership / Activities

Fellowship in the Pass, 1st Baptist Church
 
Senior Pastor, Dr. Mark Rodgers
650 Oak Valley Parkway
Beaumont, CA 92223
(951) 845-2693
 
Check our some sermons from our church here: http://fitpchurch.org/sermons/

Community Service / Involvement

Board Member, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, 2011-2012

CFO & Minority Shareholder of a Pediatric Dental Corporation in Souther California that serves Military Families, underprivledged youth and persons aged 0-18 with special needs.

Financial Coach/Mentor

Interests / Hobbies / Travel / Family

Road cycling and playing music (drums and guitar).
 
"100 Wells for Ethiopia" project donor/volunteer.
 
National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) volunteer.

Personal Quote / Scripture / Philosophy of Education

Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?
 
-Matthew 7:3
 
A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps
 
-Proverbs 16:9