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Human Resource Development and Technology

Heshium Lawrence

Heshium Lawrence

Title: Assistant Professor, Industrial Technology and Industrial Management
Department: Human Resource Development and Technology
Building: HPR 243
Email: hlawrence@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.566.7331

Degrees

Ph D in Instructional Systems and Workforce Development 
and a minor in Industrial Technology at Mississippi State University, 2010 
Specialization: Educational Technology, Educational Research, 
Industrial Technology

M.S. of Instructional Technology, Mississippi State University, 2004
Concentration: Instructional Technology, Curriculum Development
Pedagogy/Andragogy of Technology Integration

B.S., Mississippi State University, 2003
Major: Industrial Technology

Teaching and Research Interests
Examination of Industrial Technology undergraduate programs
Pedagogy and Industrial Technology
Improving the curriculum of Industrial Technology
Examination of industry and its impact on Industrial Technology students

 

Biography

Dr. Lawrence has served as an Adjunct Instructor at Jackson State University teaching Introduction to Industrial Technology and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Mississippi State University teaching classes such as Computer Applications in Education, Manufacturing Systems, Introduction to Database Management, Directed Independent Study, Forecasting & Cost Modeling, Manufacturing Technology and Proc., etc. He has also received a grant from the Co-PI Follow-up study of students in the department of Instructional Systems, Leadership and Workforce Development 2001-2005 and funded for $6,656.

Dr. Lawrence professional memberships include Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). He has been a representative for the Instructional Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC) and received 2nd place at the 5th Annual GSA Research Symposium in the category of Social Sciences oral competition. He also served as a guest speaker in Graduate class at Mississippi State University.

Dr. Lawrence was born in Jackson, Mississippi. He is married to Artimese and has a stepdaughter, Marita.

Academic Publications

Lawrence, H.R. (2007). Industrial Technology Pedagogy and the Need for Human Relations Skill. Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration

Lawrence, H.R. (2010). Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Distinguished Contributing Author

“Fazarro, D., Lawrence, H. R., & McWhorter, R. (2011).  Going Virtual:  Delivering Nanotechnology Safety Education on the Web. Article accepted for publication in the Journal of sTEm Teacher Education.”

Peer Reviewed National Conference Presentations:

Lawrence, H.R ., Okojie-Boulder, T., Okojie, M., Boulder, J., Lin, C.F., & Yen, L. (2005). An examination of teacher’s perceptions and its impact on technology integration in the classroom. Paper presented at the October 2005 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Exploring the Vision Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Lawrence, H.R ., Okojie-Boulder, T.C., Boulder, J., Lin, C. F. & Yu, W.C. (2006). The Role of Human Relations Skills in the Workplace. Paper presented at the November-December Connecting Education and Careers in Atlanta, Georgia.

Lawrence, H.R ., Okojie-Boulder, T., Boulder, J., Lin, C.F. & Yen, L. (2006). Exploring the Relationship between Technology and Instructional Process. Paper presented at the October 2006 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Exploring the Vision Conference in Dallas, Texas.

Lawrence, H.R . & Okojie-Boulder, T., (2007). A Study of the Perceived Role of Human Relations Skill in Work Organization. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Graduate Student Association (GSA) Research Symposium at Mississippi State University, Mississippi.

Lawrence, H.R. , (2008). The Role of Hybrid Course Structures and their Advantages in Industrial Technology. Paper presented at the annual National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

Lawrence, H.R. , (2009). Hybrid Course Structures in Industrial Technology. Paper presented at the annual Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

“Miller, M. R., Fazarro, D., & Lawrence, H. R., (2010). The technical professional certification exam: Development, content, and implications. Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Panama City Beach, Florida.”

“Miller, M. R., Fazarro, D., & Lawrence, H. R., (2010). Increasing graduate enrollment: Generalizing industrial curricula to attract all majors. Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Panama City Beach, Florida.”

Lawrence, H. R., & Miller, M. R., (2011). How to Offer Online Quality Coursework without Losing that Traditional Face-to-Face Feel.  Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.”

“Miller, M. R., Lawrence, H. R., & Fazarro, D., (2011) Where does Nanotechnology Fit into a General Technology Program’s Curricula? Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.”

“Miller, M. R., & Lawrence, H. R., (2011). The CTM Exam: Revised, Restructured, and Rejuvenated.  Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.” 

 

Curriculum Vita

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