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Dr. Scott Spangler - D.Sc.

Scott Spangler

Assistant Professor
Department of Information Technology

Phone: 724-875-0046
Website: https://www.mga.edu

Locations:
  • Macon - Professional Sciences and Conference Center - 335
    Phone: Office: 724-875-0046
Office Hours: Instructor: Dr. Scott C. Spangler
Cellphone: 724-875-0046
Office Telephone: 478-757-2699
Office Location: 335 PSC (Macon Campus)
Email: scott.spangler@mga.edu
Skype: scspangler1
Google Hangouts: sspangler.us@gmail

Office Hours: Fall 2020
Tuesday: 3-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: noon -1-3p.m.
Thursday: 3-5:30 p.m.

Fall 2020:
ITEC 3235 Online
ITEC 3236 Tuesday and Thursday (Noon to 1:45 p.m. PSC 256)
ITEC 3300 Online
ITEC 5100 Current and Emerging Technologies.
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 3236 Interactive Digital Media
ITEC 3300 Information Technology Project Management
ITEC 3310 Information Technology and Organizational Structures
ITEC 4231 Information Technology Design Content Instruction
ITEC 4288 E-Commerce Systems
ITEC 4710 Globalization and Information Technology
ITEC 4750 Senior Capstone
ITEC 4701 IT Internship
ITEC 4751 IT Special Projects (Webdesign for Rural Startup Business)
ITEC 5110 Graduate Leadership and Strategic Planning
ITEC 5120 Graduate Information Technology Project Management
ITEC 5300 Graduate Web Design and Development
ITEC 6250 Graduate Information Technology Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
ITEC 6240 Graduate Information Technology Security, Law & Ethics
ITEC 6900 Graduate Capstone
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: 2018 Dean's Award for Teaching
2016 Dean's Award for Teaching
Publications: Spangler, S.C., Casper, D. & Stanfield, D. (2020). Online students’ perceptions of embedded librarians. Issues in Information Systems, 21(1), 167-176.

Spangler, S.C. (2019). Integrating information literacy in IT courses: Information technology students’ perceptions of embedded librarians. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 7(2), 172-182.

Spangler, S.C. (2019). Privacy and security in the digital culture. Issues in Information Systems, 20(2), 206-215.

Williams, T. & Spangler, S.C. (2019). Sustainable Management: Minimizing employee turnover in IT. Presentation at International Association of Computer Information Systems, Clearwater, Florida.

Spangler, S.C. (2018). A Study of mobile device privacy concerns and mobile device safety awareness. Issues in Information Systems, 19(5), 206-215.

Spangler, S.C. (2018). Seven habits to engage students with technology: Getting personal with students’ success habits. In the Proceedings of International Association of Computer Information Systems 57-59.

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., Casper, D. & Stanfield, D. (2020). Online students’ perceptions of embedded librarians. Warsaw, Poland Virtual presentation.
Spangler, S.C. (2019). Integrating information literacy in IT.
Spangler, S.C. (2018). Getting personal with graduate students’ success habits. Georgia Council of Graduate Studies Conference, Macon, GA.
Spangler, S.C. (2018). A Study of mobile device privacy concerns and mobile device safety awareness. IACIS Presentation, Clearwater, Florida.
Spangler, S.C. (2018). Seven habits to engage students with technology: Getting personal with students’ success habits. IACIS Presentation, Clearwater, Florida.


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