SWBATC 2013

 

Call for Papers

Conference Program

Program Committee

 

 

21st ANNUAL SOUTHWESTERN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION TEACHING CONFERENCE 

 October 31-November 1, 2013

 


Conference Program

 

October 31, 2013   Thursday

 

7:45 a.m.

 

A van will depart from DoubleTree Hotel for TSU. If you need transportation please meet in the hotel lobby around 7:30 a.m. Driver is Ms. Rosalyn Wilson.

 

8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

 

Breakfast: Room 128

 

8:00 to 10:30 a.m.

 

Registration: JHJ School of Business Foyer

 

9:00 to 10 :15 a.m.

Opening Session, JHJ Auditorium – Room 113

 

Welcome:              Dr. Ronald A. Johnson, Dean, JHJ School of Business, TSU

 

Announcements:    Dr. S. Srinivasan, Conference Chair

 

Keynote address: “Impossible to Change? Finding a Spark”

                            Dr. Sharon Kerrick

                               Associate Director, Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship

                             University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

 

10:15 to 10:30 a.m.

 

Break

 

10:30 a.m. to

5:00 p.m.

 

Registration Desk will be moved to Room 128

 

10:30 a.m. to

12:00 p.m.

Session A1 – Room 113

Session Chair: Dr. Bruce Berger, JHJ School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Integrated Experiential Learning in a Global Environment”

                           Lucy Ojode, School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 2: “Blue Bison Biz RPG Viral Business Trend Simulation”

                           Lloyd Derek, Sabnis Gajanan, Ann-Marie Waterman*

                           School of Business, Howard University, Washington D.C.

 

Presentation 3: “Business Visualization Instruction: A Tool to Reach and Teach the

                         Millennial Generation”

                           Ann-Marie Waterman*, Lloyd Derek

                           School of Business, Howard University, Washington D.C.

10:30 a.m. to

12:00 p.m.

Session A2 – Room 238

Session Chair: Dr. Antoinette Mulvaney, School of Business,

     Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Education to Employment: A Strategic Framework for Student

                           Preparedness at JHJ School of Business”

                           Mayur Desai*, Ronald Johnson, School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 2: “Communication Flexibility and Quality in Student Teams”

                           David Hansen, School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 3:Outsourcing and its Effects on Managerial Perceptions

                           Lucinda Parmer, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX

 

10:30 a.m. to

12:00 p.m.

Session A3 – Room 239

 

Session Chair: Dr. Balaji Janamanchi, A. R. Sanchez Jr. School of Business,

     Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX

 

Presentation 1: “HyFlex Classes: A Flexible Modality”

                           Tracy Hurley, School of Business, TAMU-SA, San Antonio, TX

 

Presentation 2: “Increasing Student Learning via a Modified Khan Academy Model”

                           Ladelle Hyman*, Bettye Desselle, S. Srinivasan, School of Business,

                           TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 3: “Incorporating Data Analysis and Academic Papers in Teaching

                           Undergraduates and MBAs”

                           Anand Jha, Siddharth Shankar, A. R. Sanchez Jr. School of Business,

                           Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

 

Lunch:   Room 128

 

1:15 to 2:45 p.m.

Session B1 – Room 113

 

Session Chair: Dr. Rochelle Parks-Yancy, JHJ School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Using Interactive Online Resources to Implement Student Controlled

                           Mastery Learning Techniques in 1st Intermediate Accounting Course”

                           Richard Green, School of Business, TAMU-SA, San Antonio, TX

 

Presentation 2: “Preparing Graduate Students for CPA Examinations: Integrated

                         Curriculum Approach”

                           Sewon O, Kun Wang, School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 3: “Implementing Forensic Accounting Curriculum to Prepare Students for

                         Certification as Fraud Examiners”

                       Kamala Raghavan, Carlton Perkins, School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

1:15 to 2:45 p.m.

Session B2 – Room 238

 

Session Chair: Dr. Felix Ayadi, JHJ School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Electronic Portable Devices for Digital Learning: An Evaluation of a Pilot

                           Program”

                     Syed Harun, Tracy Hurley, School of Business, TAMU-SA, San Antonio, TX

 

Presentation 2: “Using Blackboard’s Resources to Communicate with Students”

                           Ladelle Hyman, June Claiborne, TSU, Houston, TX

                          

Presentation 3: “The Use of Mobile Technology to Improve Minority Student Learning in

                           STEM Fields”

                          Karma Sherif, School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

1:15 to 2:45 p.m.

Session B3 – Room 239

 

Session Chair: Dr. Mahesh Vanjani, JHJ School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Inspire, Challenge and Energize: Enhancing the Faculty and Student

                           Experience”

                          Bernnell Peltier-Glaze, School of Education, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 2: “Applying Berg and Huang Sustainable Retention Model in Teaching an

                           Online Counseling Lab Class”

                           Candy Ratliff, School of Education, TSU, Houston, TX

        

Presentation 3: “Sharing Resources across the Curriculum to Enhance Teaching and

                           Learning and Support SACS and AACSB Accreditation”

                           Kathleen Williamson, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX

 

2:45 to 3:10 p.m.

 

Break

 

3:15 to 4:05 p.m.

 

Session C1 – Room 113

 

Session Chair: Dr. Rahim Quazi, School of Business, Prairie View A&M University,

Prairie View, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Social Security as an Entitlement”

                          Richard Pitre, School of Business, TSU, Houston , TX

 

Presentation 2: “Are MOOCs the solution to the problems in public higher education or the

                           biggest threat to the status quo?”

                         Antoinette Mulvaney*, Frank Cavaliere, Charles Hawkins

                         School of Business, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

 

 

                          

3:15 to 4:05 p.m.

 

Session C2 – Room 238

 

Session Chair: Dr. Tracy Hurley, School of Business, TAMU-SA, San Antonio, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Enhanced Learning in HBCU Business Schools with Social Media

                           Networks”

                           Gwendolyn Catchings, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

 

 

Presentation 2: “Challenges in Educating College Bound Millennials: Leveraging

                           Technology to Motivate Students”

                           Mahesh Vanjani, School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

 

 

 

3:15 to 4:05 p.m.

Session C3 – Room 239

 

Session Chair: Dr. Oscar Criner, College of Science & Tech., TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Attitudes and Behavior of Faculty That may have Negative Consequences

                           for Student Engagement and Learning”

                           John Williams, Bettye Desselle, School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 2: “Perceptions of Non-Latino Faculty and Latino Students: Teaching and

                           Learning Cultural Diversity and Ethics in a Hispanic Serving Institution”

                  Djuan Bragg, Leigh Broxton, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX

4:15 to 5:05 p.m.

Session D1 – Room 113

 

Session Chair: Dr. Kathleen Williamson, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Managing the Gap between the Instructors’ Perceptions and True Concept

                          of Critical Thinking”

                           Mayur Desai, Bruce Berger, School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 2: “Can You See What I see? Motivating Students through Experiential

                           Learning”

                           Johnnie Williams, Felix Ayadi, Ladelle Hyman, School of Business, TSU,

                           Houston , TX

4:15 to 5:05 p.m.

Session D2 – Room 238

 

Session Chair: Dr. Haiyan Hu, School of Business, Morgan State Univ., Baltimore, MD

 

Presentation 1: “Emerging Trends and Novel Use of Technology in Information Systems

                           Security Education”

                           Sathish Kumar, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, SC

 

Presentation 2: “Teaching Big Data Analytics Using Tableau Software”

                           S. Srinivasan, School of Business, TSU, Houston , TX

 

4:15 to 5:05 p.m.

Session D3 – Room 239

 

Session Chair: Dr. David Hansen, JHJ School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Structural Change in Educational Processes”

                           Oscar Criner, College of Science &Technology, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 2: “Creating the Proficient College Student”

                           Dennis Elam, School of Business, TAMU-SA, San Antonio, TX

 

5:20 p.m.

 

Shuttle Leaves for DoubleTree Hotel from JHJ School of Business

 

6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

 

Reception in DoubleTree Hotel – Ballrooms D & E on the first floor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 1, 2013   Friday

 

7:45 a.m.

 

A van will depart from DoubleTree Hotel for TSU. If you need transportation please meet in the hotel lobby around 7:30 a.m. Driver is Ms. Rosalyn Wilson.

 

8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

 

Breakfast: Room 128

 

8:00 to 9:30 a.m.

 

Registration: JHJ School of Business Foyer

 

 

9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

 

JHJ Auditorium, Room 113

 

Panel Session: “Online Teaching Support from Publishers’ Perspective”

Janlyn Reed, McGraw-Hill & Cybele Beckham, Cengage

 

Moderator: Dr. S. Srinivasan, Conference Chair

 

10:00 to 10:20 a.m.

 

Break

 

10:20 a.m. to

12:00 p.m.

 

Session E1 – Room 113

 

Session Chair: Dr. Zahid Iqbal, JHJ School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Assessment of Online Teaching Effectiveness: conceptualization and

                           measurement”

                           Haiyan Hu, School of Business, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

 

Presentation 2: “Successful Implementation of New Online Business Programs: The Role

                           of Online Course Facilitation, Technology Training and Peer Mentoring”

                          Kelley Bailey, Annette Jackson, School of Business,

                           Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL

    

Presentation 3: “Strategies for Teaching Quantitative-Oriented Business Courses”

                           Robert Vinaja, School of Business, TAMU-SA, San Antonio, TX

                        

 

 

 

 

10:20 a.m. to

12:00 p.m.

Session E2 – Room 238

 

Session Chair: Dr. Dale Rude, School of Business, University of Houston, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Storytelling in Business Presentations:

                           Clive Muir, School of Business, Stephen F. Austin State University,

                           Nacogdoches, TX

 

Presentation 2: “Teaching that Touches Students’ Lives”

                           Dale Rude, Codou Samba, University of Houston, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 3: “An Expression of Learning through Digital Storytelling”

                           Marion Smith*, TSU & Caroline Crawford (UH-Clear Lake) Houston, TX

 

 

 

10:20 a.m. to

12:00 p.m.

Session E3 – Room 239

 

Session Chair: Dr. John Williams, JHJ School of Business, TSU, Houston, TX

 

Presentation 1: “Teaching Undergraduate POM Course as an Online Course”

                           Balaji Janamanchi, A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business,

                          Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX

 

Presentation 2: “That Corporate Compliance Officer Jobslot as Student Motivational

                           Device: It’s Ethical and Global Dimensions”

                           George Swan, School of Business, North Carolina A&T State University,

                           Greensboro, NC

 

Presentation 3: “Teaching Non-Verbal Communication Skills Online: Business Curriculum

                         Implications”

                          Ndamukong Tangeh, School of Business, UH-Downtown, Houston, TX

 

 

12:10 to 12:30 p.m.

Closing Session – JHJ Auditorium – Room 113

 

Dr. S. Srinivasan, Conference Chair

 

Closing Remarks

Information about next year’s conference

Drop off Conference Evaluation Forms

 

 

 

*Presenter

 

 

Note: Sessions A, B presentations are 30 minutes each

 

          Sessions C, D, E presentations are 25 minutes each

 

 

 

 

 

 

We thank the following organizations for their support of the conference:

 

 

HBCU Business Deans’ Roundtable

(President: Dr. Igwe Udeh, Southern University, New Orleans

Treasurer: Dr. Tejinder Singh Sara, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee)

 

Jesse H. Jones School of Business, Texas Southern University

 

Bloomberg BusinessWeek

(Ms. Shandale Robertson)

 

Tableau Software, Inc.

(Mr. Jason Schumacher)

 

Cengage Publishers

(Ms. Cybele Beckham)

 

McGraw-Hill Publishers

(Ms. Linda Nelson)

 



 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Submission Deadline: September 23, 2013

 

Program Chair:Dr. S. Srinivasan, Texas Southern University (srinis@tsu.edu)

 

The 21st Annual Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference will be held Thursday, October 31, 2013, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Friday, November 1, 2013, 8:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. This year’s theme for the conference is “Motivating Students, Sharing Resources and Leveraging Technology.”
 
The Conference is sponsored by the Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University and the HBCU Deans’ Roundtable and is offered in conjunction with the Southwestern Business Administration Journal. The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for exchanging ideas about, identifying emerging trends in, learning new approaches to, and examining contemporary issues involved in teaching and “Motivating Students, Sharing Resources and Leveraging Technology” in the various disciplines of business administration. Since many of the topics will be of crossdisciplinary interest, papers from related disciplines are also encouraged. The conference welcomes participation of doctoral students as presenters or attendees.
 
Papers are solicited for 30minute sessions. Main topics of interest are: Effective teaching, Assessment, Novel uses of technology. Additional topics of interest are: Ethics, Cultural diversity, Global issues.
 
Prospective authors are requested to submit an extended abstract of at most two pages by the deadline. Full papers should be submitted by October 21, 2013 via email to swbatc@tsu.edu . All extended abstracts will be reviewed by the Review Board made up of faculty selected from multiple institutions. Submission of a paper represents a commitment to present your paper and be fully involved in the conference.
 
Conference Registration Fee is $100. Conference fee for all faculty from HBCU institutions is covered by the HBCU Deans’ Roundtable. Additional information about registration and hotels in the area will be sent via email by September 1, 2013.
 
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
  1. Send Extended Abstracts via email to swbatc@tsu.edu by September 23, 2013
  2. Authors are expected to follow standard academic ethical procedures regarding originality of submitted materials, data and review status at other publication outlets
  3. For coauthored papers, at least one author must attend the conference
  4. Abstracts / Papers must be in MS Word, double spaced with oneinch margins
  5. For multi-authored papers identify the corresponding author
 
For more information: Contact S. Srinivasan at srinis@tsu.edu or (713) 313-7776