Dan Jones

Dan Jones

Instructional Consultant and Canvas Administrator

Phone:765-285-6836

Room:TC 407


About Dan Jones

Dan joined the Division of Online and Strategic Learning in 2015 after spending 15 years teaching courses for the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM). Dan has assisted Ball State faculty in the development of over 150 online courses. He is a lifelong learner who is combining his passion for instructional design with the knowledge he is gaining from his PhD in Educational Studies at Ball State. As an enthusiast of learning and a Ball State alum, Dan is dedicated to working with faculty to develop and enhance their development of course materials in Canvas to improve student learning and retention. Dan continues to plan an active role in teaching by serving as an adjunct in the ISOM department.

Professional Experience

  • Instructional Consultant (2015 – Present). Division of Online and Strategic Learning, Ball State University
  • Contract Faculty (2000 – 2014). Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, Ball State University
  • Adjunct Professor (2000 – 2005). Ivy Tech Community College
  • Software Instructor (1998 – 2000). CompUSA
  • Technical Writer and Software Instructor (199 – 1998). ABB

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Educational Studies (in progress)

Ball State University

Master of Science (MS) in Information and Communication Sciences, 2013

Ball State University

Master of Arts (MA) in Organizational Communication, 1992

Ball State University

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Marketing, 1991

Ball State University, Urbana-Champagne

Publications and Presentations

  • Jones, D. E., & Cash, C.S. (2018, May 2). "Pathway 2 success using adaptive learning" [Conference session]. USDLA National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, United States.
  • Jones, D. E., & Cash, C.S. (2018, May 2). "Innovative approaches to learner success: Setting the standard for the development of three distinctive online outreach programs" [Conference session]. 15TH Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI, United States.
  • Jones, D. E. (2017, Nov. 15). "Equipping students for success: Integrating soft skills competencies into coursework through adaptive learning technology" [Conference session].
  • Jones, D. E., & Aldridge, S. (2017, Nov. 7). "Mastering the practice and tools of teaching online through a certificate course" [Conference session]. Association for Educational Communications & Technology (AECT) International Convention. Indianapolis, IN, United States.
  • Jones, D. E., & Cash, C.S. (2017, Oct. 23). "Pathway to Success (P2S): Improving College Readiness for Indiana High School Students" [Conference session].
  • Jones, D. E. (2017, May 2). "Putting all of your files in one box" [Conference session]. USDLA National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, United States.
  • Jones, D. E., Brocksen, S. M. (2016, Apr. 13). "Collaborating with Instructional designers to develop Better Online Social Work Courses" [Conference session]. Social Work Distance Education, Indianapolis, IN, United States.
  • Jones, D. E., Brocksen, S. M. (2016, Apr. 13). "Using the Quality Matters Rubric to ensure standards in the delivery of online courses" [Conference session]. Social Work Distance Education, Indianapolis, IN, United States.
  • Jones, D. E. (2016, Feb. 2). "The impact of blended learning on course design" [Conference session]. Indiana Instructional Design Consortium, Indianapolis, IN, United States.
  • Jones, D. E., & Aldridge, S. (2015, Nov. 1). "Mastering the practice and tools of teaching online through a certificate course" [Conference session]. The 7th Annual QM Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning, San Antonio, TX, United States.
  • Jones, D. E., Yount, A.M., & Tandoh, K. A. (2015, Nov. 2). "Using effective assessment protocols to maximize learner experience" (fulfilling QM standards 3.4 and 3.5) [Conference session]. The 7th Annual QM Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning, San Antonio, TX, United States.
  • Yount, A.M., Tandoh, K. A., & Jones, D. E. (2015, Nov. 2). "Using effective assessment protocols to maximize learner experience" [Conference session]. The 7th Annual QM Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning, San Antonio, TX, United States.
  • Flis, N. P., Tandoh, K. A., & Jones, D. E. (2015, Sept. 19). "The assessment dilemma what is the educator’s choice" [Conference session]. 3rd Annual Research conference in adult, community, and higher education, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, United States.
  • Jones, D., & Gillette, J. (2015, Mar. 27). "'A map to the course': Creating a new online course through collaboration, prototyping, and iterative design" [Paper presentation]. Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA) Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., United States. 
  • Jones, D. E. (2015, Apr. 9). "Using the Achievements Tool in Blackboard" [Conference session]. 2nd iLearn teaching and learning conference [Conference session]. Ball State University, Muncie, IN, United States.
  • Jones, D., & Gillette, J. (2015, Mar. 27). "'A map to the course': Creating a new online course through collaboration, prototyping, and iterative design" [Paper presentation]. Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA) Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., United States. 

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Foundations of Busin 249 801 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE