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iconiconiconNameBeata JonesImageBeata JonesFirstnameBeataLastnameJonesOffice Phone(817) 257-6948
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Position:Professor of Professional Practice, BISDepartment:Information Systems and Supply Chain MgmtOffice:Neeley 3248Role:FacultyEducation
  • Ph.D., City University of New York, 1993
  • BBA/MS, Baruch College, 1988
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Information Technology in Education
  • 21st Century Pedagogy
  • Honors Education
  • Creativity in IT
Work Experience
  • Professional EDU, LLC, CEO
Courses Taught
  • Disruptive Nature of Information Technology
  • Business Information Systems
  • Information Systems Development
  • Data Management
  • Managing with IT (MBA)
  • E-Business II
  • Business on the Web
  • Webolution Explorations or Let's Yahoo!
  • Info Technology with eBusiness
Key Publications
  • Is There a Successful Knowledge-Based System Developer Profile? (1994). Heuristics (with D. Dologite, R. Mockler, J. Ragusa, and N. Banavara).
  • The Internet as a Tool for Supporting International Teams in the Classroom. (Winter 1997). Journal of Computer Information Systems (with Brenda Massetti).
  • Virtual Learning Environment: Preparing for the Knowledge Age Work in the 21st Century (Summer 1998). Journal of Computer Information Systems (with C. Cramton, D. Scott, and S.Gauvin).
  • Creativity in the Organization: The Role of Individual Creative Problem Solving and Computer Support (September 2001). International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (with M. Kletke, J. Mackay, and S. Barr).
  • Separate but Equal -- Will It Work for Professional Honors Programs? (2009), Honors in Practice, Vol. 5, (with Peggy W. Watson).
Awards / Recognition
  • Decision Sciences Institute, National Instructional Innovation Award Finalist, 1997
  • Mortar Board Preferred Professor, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012
  • Neeley School Undergrad Core Class Top Professor, 2006
  • 20 Senior Class Legacy Recognitions, 2005-2012
  • Neeley Faculty Innovation in Curriculum Award, 2007, 2013
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars Distinguished Member, 2013
  • Golden Key International Honor Society Honorary Member, 2013
International Experience
  • Summer 2011, 2013, Cultural Pathways Program for the John V. Roach Honors College, Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic
  • Summer 2008 and Summer 2011, International Business in Chile with a Peru Extension in 2011
  • Spring of 1995, Fulbright Scholar, Poland, Warsaw School of Economics, MBA program
  • Summer of 1994, Lugano, Switzerland, Franklin College, Accelerated International MBA program
  • Polish National Science Foundation - Institute of Business Research
  • Polish National Investment Fund