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. Public Administration University of La Verne 2010
M.A. Education: Higher Education Administration University of Redlands 2004
B.A. Liberal Studies / Teaching Credential University of Redlands 2002

Additional Education

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

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

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. 

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

California Baptist University 2007-present;
University of Redlands 2006-2012

Research, Presentations, and Publications

Publications (chronological)

 

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)

 

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).

 

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
-Beaumont, CA

Community Service / Involvement

Board Member, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, 2011-2012

Interests / Hobbies / Travel / Family

Road cycling and playing music (drums and guitar).
 
CFO of a Pediatric Dental Corporation.
 
"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