Loan Tabar-Gaul, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty - General Business, Management, Computer Information Systems and Web Technology

Business

Office: BP 43A - Room: N/A

480-461-7711 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

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Please note that I don't have an office inside Business and Information Systems Department because I am on a Part-Time basic.

To contact me, please email me from the Inbox inside Canvas or at the following email address: drtabargaul@gmail.com

Or call the front office of our Department at 480-461-7711 for immediate assistance.

 

Profile

Professor, Emeritus with Distinction
Mesa Community College
Business and Information Systems Department.

Specialties; Over 30 years of teaching experience in higher education in various delivery formats including online and hybrid/blended learning, Higher Education: Management Information Systems, Web Development Technology, Instructional and Curriculum Development, Online Teaching and Learning, Management and Organizational Behavior, Business and Leadership Management.

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Master Reviewer, 2013-present, qualitymatters.org
  • Certified Peer Reviewer, Online and Blended Courses, International Quality Matters Organization, 2011, qualitymatters.org.
  • Post-Graduate Professional Teaching Certificate in Online Teaching (21 credits), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
  • Certified Master Designer, CWP (Certified Web Professional), International Webmasters Association, 2002.
  • Professional Designer, Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) in E-Commerce and Site Designer.

Master CIW Designer in:

  • Internet Business Foundations
  • Network Technology Foundations
  • Site Development Foundations
  • Design Methodology and Technology
  • E-Commerce Strategies and Practices
  • CIW Certified Proctor and Certified Instructor

Certified Novell Netware Administrator (CNA), 1994

AZ Community Colleges Teaching Certification in:

  • Computer Information System
  • General Business
  • Management
  • Office Technology

Presenter: At various workshops and conferences including Maricopa Community Colleges District's Technology Conference, 2009; International Student Retention Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2009.

Publications: Online Interactions and Learning Effectiveness: A descriptive study from a two-year community college, November 2008 (research based on the popular Community of Inquiry (COI) framework from Sloan Consortium and expert scholars in this area).

Peer-reviewed article: Online Instructors’ Actions Reinforce the Development of a Sense of Community Among Course Participants', August 2010, peer-reviewed paper, published on various journals:

  • Social Science Research Network
  • Industrial Organization & Regulation
  • eJournals Organizations & Markets eJournals
  • Microeconomic Theory eJournal
  • ERN Subject Matter eJournals
  • Labor eJournals
  • RHEW Subject Matter eJournals
  • CMBO

Classes Taught

Spring Flex Start 2020

GBS110 Human Relations in Business and Industry 3 Credits
Exploration of fundamental theories and concepts of human relations in business and industry. Particular emphasis is placed on developing effective interpersonal relationships and leadership skills within an organization. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25213
Dobson Campus
Lecture
03/16/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

11 of 30
Seats Available

Notes: Class 25213 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: lo-an.tabar-gaul@mesacc.edu

GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3 Credits
Reviews planning, organization, development, and evaluation of written and oral communication in business settings, including informative and persuasive messages. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36419
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
01/27/2020 - 05/08/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 36419 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: lo-an.tabar-gaul@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

Ph D. in Education Technology Management for Online Teaching, North Central University, November 2008.

Published Dissertation: A Descriptive Study of Online Interactions and Learning Effectiveness, using a Community of Inquiry (COI) Framework and Sloan-C's Online Learning Effectiveness.

Peer-reviewed article: Online Instructors’ Actions Reinforce the Development of a Sense of Community Among Course Participants', August 2010, peer-reviewed paper, published on various journals:

  • Social Science Research Network
  • Industrial Organization & Regulation
  • eJournals Organizations & Markets eJournals
  • Microeconomic Theory eJournal
  • ERN Subject Matter eJournals
  • Labor eJournals
  • RHEW Subject Matter eJournals
  • CMBO

Post-Graduate Professional Certification in Online Teaching for Higher Education, 21 post-graduate credits, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), 2002.

Post Graduate Studies:

  • 75+ post-graduate credits in Information Technology,
  • Collaborative and Active Learning, and Instructional Methodology in Higher Education: Arizona State University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • University of California, UCLA
  • University of Phoenix
  • California State University, San Marcos
  • Johnson and Johnson Cooperative Learning Institute

Master of Science (M.S.), Computer Applications and Information System, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1988.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Management, Human Relations and Organizational Behavior, University of Phoenix, AZ, 1983.

Under Graduate Studies: Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana; Northern Virginia Community College, Virginia; Cochise College, Sierra Vista, Arizona.

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Business Administration and Office Technology, Cochise College, AZ, 1980.

Professional Affiliations, Awards, and Specialties:

  • Innovator of the Year, 2012, MCC Gold Star Project, League of Innovation
  • Department Chair Leadership Academy, May 2010, January 2011, and May 2011
  • Member, Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Higher Education
  • Faculty Mentor Awards, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Student Association, 2009 and 2010, Mesa Community College
  • Distance Learning for Higher Education and Online Curriculum and Instruction
  • Member of CIW's Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) - in CIW Foundation, Professional and Designer.
  • National Science Foundation's Grant Recipient (NSF): Faculty Technology Enhancement Workshop, New York
  • Review Panelist Member, National Science Foundation (NSF) for Interdisciplinary Grant Application Review Panels, 2005, 2006
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) Judge annually for Web Marketing Association

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