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Jason H. Sharp, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
Contact Information
Email:jsharp@tarleton.edu
Office:BUS 153
Phone:254-968-9738

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Courses Offered

Undergraduate
  • BCIS1309 Introduction to Programming Logic and Design (Fall (Stephenville) and Spring (Stephenville))
  • BCIS3333 C# Programming (Fall (Stephenville and Online) and Spring (Stephenville))
  • BCIS3343 Advanced C# Programming (Fall (Stephenville) and Spring (Stephenville and Online))

Research and Scholarly Activities

Research Activities
  • My specific research interests include: Systems and software development methods, Agile software development, Globally distributed agile teams, Social media in education, and Course redesign and instructional technology.
Scholarly Activities
  • I regularly attend discipline related conferences, present research conducted, and pursue appropriate journal outlets for my research.

Publications

Refereed Publications
collapse Non-Refereed Publications
Presentations
  • Meaningful Engagement in the Classroom: Ideas for Developing Active Teaching Techniques, with Kayla Peak, Chris Guthrie, Javier Garza, and Hussain Jafri, The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Virtual Conference, 2013.
  • From Sage on the Stage to Engage: Active Teaching Techniques, with Kayla W. Peak, Christopher Guthrie, Barry D. Lambert, Javier Garza, and Credence Baker, The Teaching Professor Conference, Washington, DC, 2012.
  • Strategies for Implementing Course Re-design, with Kayla W. Peak, Christopher Guthrie, and Credence Baker, The Teaching Professor Conference, Washington, DC, 2012.
  • Active Teaching Techniques for the Classroom, with Kayla W. Peak, Christopher Guthrie, Barry D. Lambert, Javier Garza, and Credence Baker, Excellence in Teaching Conference – The Center for Instructional Innovation, Stephenville, TX, 2012.
  • Ryan, S. D., Magro, M. J., Sharp, J. H. (2010). Exploring social networking as an aid to acculturation. Proceedings of IFIP 8.2/Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS), Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems, 10(112).
  • Schultz, L. A., & Sharp, J. H. (2010). Integration of Facebook presence in print advertising. Proceedings of IFIP 8.2/Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS), Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems.
  • Using Social Networking for Educational Enhancement, with Michael J. Magro and Sherry D. Ryan, Decision Sciences Institute 40th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2009.
  • Sharp, J. H., Magro, M. J., Ryan, S. D., & Prybutok, V. R. (2009). A sociotechnical perspective for analyzing virtual agile software development teams. Proceedings of IFIP 8.2/Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS), Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems, 9(56).
  • Globally Distributed Agile Teams: A Preliminary Conceptual Model for Exploring the Dimensions Contributing to Successful Team Configuration, Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre (invited speaker), Limerick, Ireland, 2008.
  • Sharp, J. H., Ryan, S. D., & Ibragimova, B. (2007). The successful configuration of global agile teams. Proceedings of IFIP 8.2/Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS), Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems.
  • E-Government Initiatives: Multinational Perspective, with Bashorat Ibragimova, meeting of the Special Interest Group on Electronic Government, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2007.
  • Perceived Importance of Interaction Types Among Learners in Distance Learning, Educational Research Exchange, Denton, TX, 2005.

Professional Affiliations & Accreditations

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Information Science, University of North Texas
  • M.S., Information Systems, Tarleton State University
  • M.Div., Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.S., Computer Information Systems, Tarleton State University

Graduate Group Memberships

  • Tarleton State University Graduate Faculty Status

Jason H. Sharp, Ph.D.

Dr. Jason Sharp is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of North Texas in Denton. Prior to entering academia he worked as a systems support specialist and custom database developer for small businesses.

His research appears in numerous peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings and he has presented his research regularly at international, national, and regional conferences.

Since joining the faculty in 2001, he has received several awards for his teaching and research.

Teaching Areas:

  • Programming
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Design and Administration
  • Mobile Application Development

Research Interests:

  • Systems and Software Development Methods
  • Globally Distributed Agile Teams
  • Social Media in Education
  • Course Redesign and Instructional Technology