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Dr. Scott Spangler - D.Sc.

Scott Spangler

Assistant Professor
School of Information Technology

Phone: 478.757.2699
Website: https://www.mga.edu

  • Macon - Professional Sciences and Conference Center - 335
    Phone: Office: 478.757.2699
Office Hours: Professional Science Center (335)

Office Hours: Spring 2018
Tuesday: 11a.m. to 2p.m
Wednesday: 11a.m. to 2p.m
thursday: 3p.m. to 5p.m.

Biography: Scott C. Spangler, D.Sc., is an assistant professor of information technology at Middle Georgia State University. Spangler’s research seeks to understand how the digital native culture utilizes technology, mobile technology, and innovations. Spangler worked in the communication field for over 20 years prior to joining MGA.
Courses: ITEC 3235 Human-Computer Interaction
ITEC 3310 Information Technology and Organizational Structures
ITEC 3300 Information Technology Project Management
ITEC 4710 Globalization and Information Technology
ITEC 4750 Senior Capstone
ITEC 5110 Graduate Leadership and Strategic Planning
ITEC 5120 Graduate Information Technology Project Management
ITEC 6250 Graduate Information Technology Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
ITEC 6240 Graduate Information Technology Security, Law & Ethics
Education: Robert Morris University (2015)
Doctor of Science in Information Systems and Communications
o Alpha Iota Mu Information Technology honors society inductee (Information Systems/Communications, 2015)

Point Park University (Masters, 2008)
Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism with a specialization in print media.

Point Park University (2002)
Bachelor of Arts: Journalism and Mass Communications with a minor in photojournalism.

Community College of Allegheny County (1993)
Associate in Science in Commercial Arts and Design with a minor in photography.

Professional Experience: Scott Spangler teaches at Middle Georgia State University in the School of Information Technology. Additionally, Spangler taught information systems and communication courses prior to joining MGA. Spangler worked for over 20 years in the communication field and as an educator for 16 years.
Organizations: International Association of Computer Information Systems
International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management

Awards and Honors: 2016 Dean's Award for Teaching
Publications: Publications
Spangler, S.C. (2017). Do digital natives have knowledge about mobile technologies acceptability's to surveillance? Refereed proceeding of International Institute of Applied Knowledge Management, Novo Mesto, Slovenia, 93-108.

Spangler, S.C. (2016). Soil sowed for battle: Gettysburg. Marilynn Phillips V. BoroughVENT.com. Issues In Information Systems. 17(3), 70-76.

Spangler, S. C., Skovira, R. J., & Kohun, F. G. (2015). Key factors in a successful knowledge management model. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 3(1), 51-60.

Spangler, S. C., Kovacs, P. J., & Kovalchick, L. (2014). A Case Study: What are the practices librarians use in implementing and determining storing knowledge into digital data warehouses and archives. Issues In Information Systems, 15(1), 181.

Conference Presentations:

Spangler, S.C. (2016). Agile Ethnography: The cultural linguistics and tacit language dialogues of the Las Vegas service industry's Waiters. Conference paper and presentation. Qualitative Research in Management & Organization Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Spangler, S. (2015). Ethnography: Digital natives and technology addition. Conference paper and poster presentation. University of Las Vegas Qualitative Research and Ethnography Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Spangler, S. (2015). Ethnography: Hidden languages and semiotics in technology used by the Digital Natives students in higher education to break race, nationality, and gender communication barriers. Conference paper and poster presentation. University of Las Vegas Qualitative Research and Ethnography Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

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