Human Resource Development and Technology
Associate Dean of College of Business and Technology and Associate Professor of HRD
Department: Human Resource Development and Technology
Building: HPR 141
Ed.D. Industrial Education, Specializations: Curriculum Development Educational
Technology Texas A&M University, 1994.
M.Ed., Industrial Education, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1987.
B.S. Industrial Education, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1985.
Teaching and Research Interests
Demographics of HRD programs
New employee mentoring programs
Applications of multimedia
Paul B. Roberts is the Associate Dean for the College of Business and Technology and an associate professor of Human Resource Development (HRD). He is also currently the director for an online teacher training grant sponsored by the Texas Education Agency. He has received more than $800,000 in grants and funded projects since coming to UT Tyler in 1992. His research focuses on e-learning and the demographics of HRD programs. He earned his Ed.D from the department of Educational Human Resource Development at Texas A&M University.
Recent Publications and Presentations
Roberts, P.B (2009). The demographics of human resource development academic programs in the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference. Washington, DC. Feb. 18–21, 2009.
Akdere, M. & Roberts, P.B. (2008). Social Capital: Implications for Organizational Performance. Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development Asian Conference. Bangkok, Thailand, November 3-6, 2008.
Roberts, P. B. (Ed.) (2008). Human resource development directory of academic programs in the United States. Tyler, TX: The University of Texas at Tyler.
Dobbs, R. Sun, J. & Roberts, P.B. (2008). Human capital and screening theories: Implications for human resource development. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 10(6).
Akdere, M. & Roberts, P.B. (2008). Economics of social capital: Implications for organizational performance. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 10(6).
Roberts, P.B., Dobbs, K.S. & Freeze, O.C. (2007) Book review: How organizations work: Taking a holistic approach to enterprise health, by Alan Brache. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 18(2)
Roberts, P. B. (2006). Analysis: The defining phase of systematic training. In W. C. Allen (Ed). ADDIE training System Revisited, Advances in Developing Human Resources, 8(4)
Roberts, P.B. (2006). What Cconstitutes an HRD academic program? presented at the Program Excellence Network (PEN) meeting held in conjunction with the Academy of Human Resource Development Conference. Indianapolis, IN. Feb. 28 – Mar. 4, 2007.
Allen, W.C, Dobbs, R.L., Hansen, J.W., Roberts, P.B. &. Swanson, R.A. (2006). The future of systemic and systematic training. Academy of Human Resource Development Conference. Indianapolis, IN. Feb. 28 – Mar. 4, 2007.
Roberts, P. & Allen, W.C. (2006). From high school to grad school and beyond. Texas Technology Education Professional Development Conference. San Antonio, Texas. July 24-27, 2006.
Technology education new teacher boot camp. presented at the Texas Technology Education Summer Professional Development Conference, Corpus Christi, TX. (2005, July).
Principles of technology: What’s in it for me? presented at the Association of Texas Technology Education Annual Conference, College Station, TX. (2005, February).
TExES test review and test preparation. Texas Technology Education Summer Professional Development Conference, Corpus Christi, TX. (2005, July).
2009-2010 Provost’s Excellence in Teaching Award (2010)
Nominated for Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award (2009)
Nominated for Jack and Dorothy Fay White Fellowship for Teaching Excellence (2009)
2008-2009 Chancellor's Council Outstanding Teaching Award (2009)
NETnet’s Outstanding Distance Education All Star (2008)
ATTE Distinguished Leadership Award - (2006)
Certified Industrial Technologist - NAIT 2005
NETnet’s Outstanding Distance Education Instructor Showcase (2004)
White Teaching Fellowship Award (2000-2001)
Piper Teaching Award Nominee for UT Tyler (1999-2000)