Robert Shields, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology Director of Curriculum Development (Online)
Office Phone: (951) 343-2175 E-mail: email@example.com Office Location: Tyler Plaza, Ste. 100 Office Hours: By Appointment
|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|
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
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
Management Information Systems
Quality Assurance for Online Courses
Online Course Development
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Patterson, I.D., & Shields, R.C. (2022, April 29). Cultivating a Cross-Country Mentee-Mentor Partnership through Quality Matters Opportunities. 2022 Quality Matters (QM) Higher Education Quality in Action Conference, Virtual.
Shepard, E.M., Shields, R.C., & Davis, D.M. (2022, February 14). Examining a Teaching Assistant Model for Online Courses. 14th Annual Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment Conference, Virtual.
Shields, R.C., & Davis, D.M. (2021, August 2). Back to Basics: Redefining the Role of Faculty in Online Course Development [Poster Presentation]. Presented at the 37th Annual Distance Teaching and Learning Conference, Virtual.
Shepard, E.M., Davis, D.M., & Shields, R.C. (2021, April 8). Examining a Teaching Assistant Model for Online Courses. 2021 UPCEA Annual Conference, Virtual.
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.
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
Married (Jessika) with four children (Robert Jr., Jasmine, Brian, Michael)
The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.