Jim Flowers

Jim Flowers

Professor of Educational Studies

Curriculum Vitae

Phone:765-285-2879

Room:AT 152


About Jim Flowers

Jim is a native of Great Neck, NY, where he learned carpentry from his father. He went to Buffalo State to become an industrial arts teacher, and earned a master's in technology education from West Virginia University. He taught junior high school in Salt Rock, WV, and high school at Seaford, DE, before returning to WVU to earn a PhD in Forest Resources Sciences (Wood Science). Since that time, he has been a faculty member at Elizabeth City State University, Old Dominion University, and since 1996, Ball State University in Muncie, IN. He serves as a professor in the Department of Family, Consumer, and Technology Education. He is a graduate advisor for the Master of Arts program in Technology Education. Jim also teaches rapid prototyping and administers the Rapid Prototyping Lab in Room 141 of the Applied Technology Building.

Professional Experience

2017-Present, Professor, Department of Family, Consumer, & Technology Education, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA.

2002-2017, Professor, Department of Technology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA.

1999-2002, Associate Professor, Department of Industry and Technology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA.

1996-1999, Assistant Professor, Department of Industry and Technology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA.

1992-1996, Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational and Technical Studies, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA.

1991-1992, Assistant Professor, Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, NC, USA.

1989-1990, Graduate Research Assistant, Appalachian Hardwood Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA.

1987-1989, Graduate Research Assistant, West Virginia University Extension Service, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA.

1985-1987 (high school) Teacher, Seaford High School, Seaford, DE, USA.

1981-1983 (junior high school) Teacher, Salt Rock School, Salt Rock, WV, USA.

Education

Ph.D. in Wood Science (Forest Resources Science) from West Virginia University, conferred 12-90.

M.A. in Technology Education, from West Virginia University, conferred 8-86.

B.S.Ed. in Industrial Arts from SUNY College at Buffalo, conferred 5-80.

B.A. in Philosophy (Liberal Arts) from SUNY College at Buffalo, conferred 5-80.

Research and Publications

For information on research, publications, presentations, awards, and more, see vita.


Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
3D Prototyping 280 1 1300 - 1350 M W F AT, room 157
3D Prototyping 280 1 1301 - 1350 M W F AT, room 141
3D Prototyping 280 2 1400 - 1450 M W F AT, room 157
3D Prototyping 280 2 1401 - 1450 M W F AT, room 141
Green Prototyp Upcyc 495 1 1700 - 1815 M W AT, room 157
Green Prototyp Upcyc 495 1 1701 - 1815 M W AT, room 141
Res Green Prototyp U 595 1 1700 - 1815 M W AT, room 157
Res Green Prototyp U 595 1 1701 - 1815 M W AT, room 141
Study in Technology 490 1 0000 - 0000