Faculty


Dirk Davis

Dirk Davis, Ed.D.

Associate Vice President for Academics / Professor of Education

Office Phone: (951) 343-3905
Email: ddavis@calbaptist.edu
Department: Education
Office Location: Tyler Plaza 242
Office Hours: Before class and by appointment

Education

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
Ed.D. Learning Technologies Pepperdine University 2010
M.A. Instructional Technology California State University at San Bernardino 2002
B.A. Communication California State University at San Bernardino 1993

Additional Education

Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD)
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Classes Taught

EDU 300 American Public Schools
EDU 302 Educational Psychology
EDU 501 Leadership, Worldview and Current Issues
EDU 518 Classroom Management and Discipline
EDU 520 Current Issues in Education
EDU 524 Current Issues & Trends in Public Education
EDU 580 Student Teaching Seminar
ETC 505 Educational Computing: Level I (Online & F2F)
ETC 510 Foundations/Research in Educational Technology
ETC 515 Selection and Utilization of Instructional Media
ETC 520 Educational Computing: Level 2
LDR 310 Leadership Theory
LDR 330 Personal Leadership
LDR 450 Culture and Leadership
ORG 501 Foundations of Leadership

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

Distance Learning, Classroom Management & Discipline

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

Speech Coach, Riverside Community College | Riverside, CA | 1991-1993
 
Educator, Cooley Ranch Elementary School | Colton, CA | 1995 - 2004
 
Technology Coordinator, Colton Joint Unified School District | Colton, CA | 1997 - 2004
 
Teacher-On-Assignment -Technology, Wilson Elementary School | Colton, CA | 2000 - 2001
 
Adjunct Professor, California State University San Bernardino | San Bernardino, CA | 2002-2003

Research, Presentations, and Publications

Publications

Norwood, K., & Davis, D. (2017). Advancing assessment at California Baptist University: Envisioning change [blog]. Retrieved from https://www1.taskstream.com/blog/advancing-assessment-at-california-baptist-university-part-2-envisioning-change/

Norwood, K., & Davis, D. (2017). Advancing assessment at California Baptist University: Automating assessment [blog]. Retrieved from https://www1.taskstream.com/blog/advancing-assessment-at-california-baptist-university-part-1-automating-assessment/

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.

Davis, D. (2009). Developing faculty to teach online. The International Journal of Learning, 16(2), 155-168.

Leh, A., Kouba, B., & Davis, D. (2005). Twenty-first century learning: Communities, interaction and ubiquitous computing. Educational Media International, 42(3), 237-250.

Presentations

Norwood, K., & Davis, D. (2017). Advancing assessment at California Baptist University: Envisioning change [blog]. Retrieved from https://www1.taskstream.com/blog/advancing-assessment-at-california-baptist-university-part-2-envisioning-change/

Norwood, K., & Davis, D. (2017). Advancing assessment at California Baptist University: Automating assessment [blog]. Retrieved from https://www1.taskstream.com/blog/advancing-assessment-at-california-baptist-university-part-1-automating-assessment/

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.

Davis, D. (2009). Developing faculty to teach online. The International Journal of Learning, 16(2), 155-168.

Leh, A., Kouba, B., & Davis, D. (2005). Twenty-first century learning: Communities, interaction and ubiquitous computing. Educational Media International, 42(3), 237-250.

Presentations

Norwood, K., Davis, D.(2017). Painting change with automated assessment. Presented at the Taskstream / Tk20 Interactive Conference, Austin TX.

Norwood, K., Davis, D., & Knopp, E. (2017). Automated assessment: Developing a community of collaboration. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Norwood, K., & Davis, D., Moll, R. & Knopp, E. (2017). E-Mentorship: Providing support to non-traditional learners. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Norwood, K., & Davis, D. (2017). Automated assessment. Workshop presented at The Clute Institute International Academic Conference, Maui, HI.

Norwood, K., & Davis, D. (2017). E-Mentorship. Workshop presented at The Clute Institute International Academic Conference, Maui, HI.   

Simnjanovski, R., Morris, E., & Davis, D. (2016). Trashing your textbook: A study examining alternative materials and the impact on grades and evaluation. Poster presented at the American Education Research Association, Washington, DC.

Davis, D., Hong, T., Morris, E., & Poole, D. (2016). Contributing to the purpose of higher education: A comprehensive student-centered design for online programs. Presented at the Academic Resource Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Crosby, R. G., Davis, D., & Simnjanovski, R. (2014). Evidence-based online course development practices using three years of incoming student data. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education, Kos, Greece.

McLaughlin, T., Davis, D. (2014). Measuring what matters: The role of non-cognitive factors in student success. Presented at the Innovations 2014 Conference in Anaheim, CA.

Crosby, R., Davis, D., & Simnjanovski, R. (2014). Effective course development for online delivery: Evidence based practices utilizing incoming student data. Presented at the Clute Institute International Academic Conference in Orlando, FL.

Davis, D., Morris, E., & Simnjanovski, R. (2013). Effective course design: Moving backwards to get ahead. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Davis, D., Morris, E., & Simnjanovski, R. (2013). Effective course design. Presented at The Clute Institute International Academic Conference, Maui, HI.    

Davis, D. (2012). Flip your classroom. Presented at California Baptist University Fall Faculty Workshop.

Davis, D. (2012). Copyright and fair use. Presented at California Baptist University Fall Faculty Workshop.

Davis, D. (2010) Quality benchmarks in online learning. Presented at The Global Excellence in Education through Collaboration conference in Zhengzhou, China.

Bonner, J., Morris, B., Lewis III, N., Davis, D., & Stump, A (2009). Managing the doctoral program: Tips for surviving and thriving. Presented at California Baptist University Fall Faculty Workshop.

Davis, D., Morris, E. (2009). Virtual venues. Presented at California Baptist University Fall Faculty Workshop.

Davis, D. (2009). California Baptist University's lancer land. Presented to California Baptist University Executive Council.

Shoup, J., & Davis, D. (2008, March). Online v. face-to-face instruction: A snapshot of fraternal twin courses. Presented at the Tech Ed conference, Ontario, CA.

Davis, D. & Petras, C. (2007). Face-to-Face v. online: Exploring the issue of satisfaction. Presented at the The College Teaching & Learning Conference, Oahu, HI.

Davis, D. & Petras, C. (2007). Face-to-Face versus online: An issue of performance. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Oahu, HI.

Davis, D. & Whiteford, J. (2006, November). Face-to-Face versus online: An issue of performance. Presented at the California Educational Research Association conference, Monterey, CA.

Leh, A. S. C., & Davis, D. (2006, April). Fostering learner-centered environments: Who and how. Presented at the TechEd conference, Pasadena, CA.

Leh, A. S. C., Robertson, S., & Davis, D. (2005, April). Ubiquitous computing facilitating student-centered learning. Presented at the Tech Ed conference, Pasadena, CA.

Leh, A. S. C., Robertson, S., Newberry B., Riggs, I., & Davis, D. (2004, March). Innovative learning environments for professors, graduate students, teacher candidates, and students. Presented at the Tech Ed conference, Ontario, CA.

 

Norwood, K., Davis, D.(2017). Painting change with automated assessment. Presented at the Taskstream / Tk20 Interactive Conference, Austin TX.

Norwood, K., Davis, D., & Knopp, E. (2017). Automated assessment: Developing a community of collaboration. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Norwood, K., & Davis, D., Moll, R. & Knopp, E. (2017). E-Mentorship: Providing support to non-traditional learners. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Norwood, K., & Davis, D. (2017). Automated assessment. Workshop presented at The Clute Institute International Academic Conference, Maui, HI.

Norwood, K., & Davis, D. (2017). E-Mentorship. Workshop presented at The Clute Institute International Academic Conference, Maui, HI.   

Simnjanovski, R., Morris, E., & Davis, D. (2016). Trashing your textbook: A study examining alternative materials and the impact on grades and evaluation. Poster presented at the American Education Research Association, Washington, DC.

Davis, D., Hong, T., Morris, E., & Poole, D. (2016). Contributing to the purpose of higher education: A comprehensive student-centered design for online programs. Presented at the Academic Resource Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Crosby, R. G., Davis, D., & Simnjanovski, R. (2014). Evidence-based online course development practices using three years of incoming student data. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education, Kos, Greece.

McLaughlin, T., Davis, D. (2014). Measuring what matters: The role of non-cognitive factors in student success. Presented at the Innovations 2014 Conference in Anaheim, CA.

Crosby, R., Davis, D., & Simnjanovski, R. (2014). Effective course development for online delivery: Evidence based practices utilizing incoming student data. Presented at the Clute Institute International Academic Conference in Orlando, FL.

Davis, D., Morris, E., & Simnjanovski, R. (2013). Effective course design: Moving backwards to get ahead. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Davis, D., Morris, E., & Simnjanovski, R. (2013). Effective course design. Presented at The Clute Institute International Academic Conference, Maui, HI.    

Davis, D. (2012). Flip your classroom. Presented at California Baptist University Fall Faculty Workshop.

Davis, D. (2012). Copyright and fair use. Presented at California Baptist University Fall Faculty Workshop.

Davis, D. (2010) Quality benchmarks in online learning. Presented at The Global Excellence in Education through Collaboration conference in Zhengzhou, China.

Bonner, J., Morris, B., Lewis III, N., Davis, D., & Stump, A (2009). Managing the doctoral program: Tips for surviving and thriving. Presented at California Baptist University Fall Faculty Workshop.

Davis, D., Morris, E. (2009). Virtual venues. Presented at California Baptist University Fall Faculty Workshop.

Davis, D. (2009). California Baptist University's lancer land. Presented to California Baptist University Executive Council.

Shoup, J., & Davis, D. (2008, March). Online v. face-to-face instruction: A snapshot of fraternal twin courses. Presented at the Tech Ed conference, Ontario, CA.

Davis, D. & Petras, C. (2007). Face-to-Face v. online: Exploring the issue of satisfaction. Presented at the The College Teaching & Learning Conference, Oahu, HI.

Davis, D. & Petras, C. (2007). Face-to-Face versus online: An issue of performance. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Oahu, HI.

Davis, D. & Whiteford, J. (2006, November). Face-to-Face versus online: An issue of performance. Presented at the California Educational Research Association conference, Monterey, CA.

Leh, A. S. C., & Davis, D. (2006, April). Fostering learner-centered environments: Who and how. Presented at the TechEd conference, Pasadena, CA.

Leh, A. S. C., Robertson, S., & Davis, D. (2005, April). Ubiquitous computing facilitating student-centered learning. Presented at the Tech Ed conference, Pasadena, CA.

Leh, A. S. C., Robertson, S., Newberry B., Riggs, I., & Davis, D. (2004, March). Innovative learning environments for professors, graduate students, teacher candidates, and students. Presented at the Tech Ed conference, Ontario, CA.

Church Membership / Activities

Active member at The Grove Community Church in Riverside, CA.

Community Service / Involvement

I am active in the field of Recovery where I annually log thousands of miles traveling to speak at various locations.

Interests / Hobbies / Travel / Family

My personal vision is to lead a significant life of service to God, my family, and my community. I am open to all opportunities that help to engage that purpose.

Personal Quote / Scripture / Philosophy of Education

With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.
 
- Matthew 19:26