Faculty


Robert Shields

Robert Shields, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology/ Director of Curriculum Development

Office Phone: (951) 343-2175
Email: rshields@calbaptist.edu
Department: Business
Office Location: Tyler Plaza, Ste. 200
Office Hours: By Appointment

Education

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
Ed.D. Educational Leadership California State University at Fullerton 2017
M.A. Educational Technology Pepperdine University 2003
B.S. Computer Science University of North Carolina at Charlotte 2000

Additional Education

Quality Matters (QM) Master Reviewer Certification, March 2019

Quality Matters (QM) Peer Reviewer Certification, March 2017

Online Teaching and Learning Program for Academic and Business Professional (Advanced Track); UCLA Extension, 2005

Classes Taught

BUS 512 - Management Information Systems

CIS 265 - Information Systems Essentials

CIS 270 - Business IT Application

CIT 350 - Foundations of Information Systems

EDU 522 - Curriculum Theory and Development

ETC 305 - Educational Computing, Level One

ETC 510 - Research and Foundations in Educational Technology

ITM 530 - Systems Infrastructure

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

Computer Information Technology

Educational Technology

Management Information Systems

Quality Assurance for Online Courses

Online Course Development

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

N/A

Research, Presentations, and Publications

PRESENTATIONS:

Shields, R., & Davis, D. (2020, August 4). Measuring the Effectiveness of Do-It-Yourself Course Design Training. Presented at the 36th Annual Distance Teaching and Learning Conference, Virtual.

Shields, R. (2020, April 3). Road Trip! Helping Students Reach Their Learning Destinations via Effective Course Design. Presented at the Quality Matters Western Regional Conference, Virtual.

Johnson, J.J., Buckner, M., Bucklew, A., Shields, R., & Skylar, A. (2020, April 3). Leaning into Leadership - Making Your Own Adventure. Quality Matters Western Regional Conference, Virtual.

Davis, D., & Shields, R. (2019, October 29). HGTV (Home-Grown Training Venture): Measuring the Effectiveness of Do-It-Yourself QM Training. Presented at the Quality Matters Connect Conference, Grapevine, TX.

Shields, R. (2019, October 28). Road Trip! Helping Students Reach Their Learning Destinations via Effective Course Design. Presented at the Quality Matters Connect Conference, Grapevine, TX.

Shields, R. (2018, February 7). A Phenomenological Study: African American Male STEM Undergraduates from 4-Year Universities. Research Colloquium. Fullerton, CA.

Shields, R. (2017, November 14). A Phenomenological Study: African American Male STEM Undergraduates from 4-Year Universities [Poster Session]. 7th Annual College of Education Educational Research Symposium, Fullerton, CA.

Shields, R. (2013, April 5). Access Online Learning Anywhere with Blackboard Mobile. Presented at the CaliBUG Spring eLearning Day, Los Angeles, CA.

Zimmerman, J., & Shields, R. (2011, April 9). Using Technology in Your Church. Presented at the Equipped for Excellence Sunday School and Leadership Training, Riverside, CA.

Shields, R. (2006, March 29). Educational Blogging: Practical Applications for Blogs in the Classroom. Presented at the Technology in Education International Conference and Exposition, Pasadena, CA.

PUBLICATIONS:

Shields, R., Davis, D., & Keneaster, J. (2021). Measuring the effectiveness of do-it-yourself course design training. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, (21)1, pp. 63-74.

Shields, R. (2017). A phenomenological study: African american male undergraduate stem majors. Dissertation (Available on ProQuest).

Church Membership / Activities

Harvest Christian Fellowship:

  • Choosing God's Best Marriage Ministry (2012, 2017-2019)
  • Video Ministry (2012-2013)
  • Webcasting Ministry (2013-2017)

Community Service / Involvement

  • Member, Green and Orange Football Booster Club (Riverside Polytechnic High School)
  • Parent Advisory Council (Riverside STEM Academy)

Interests / Hobbies / Travel / Family

Married (Jessika) with four children (Robert Jr., Jasmine, Brian, Michael)

Personal Quote / Scripture / Philosophy of Education

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.

Proverbs 18:10