Robert H. (Bob) Jackson, Jr.
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A Responsibility to Communicate
Knowledge without sharing is a terrible poverty. We must communicate what we know, believe, and feel to grow and help others - as well as ourselves - to grow.


bullet Quoted in Computerworld Magazine, an article on vendor management. February 2005
bullet Professional Interview in Progress Software Magazine, an article on development of mission critical applications. Fall 2003
bullet"Web-Based Distance Learning Works" - a feature article in Maintenance Technology Magazine, coauthored with Dr. J. Wesley Hines. Summer, 2002
bullet"Blended Learning - A Practitioner's Guide" - presentation and breakout session at Centra Software's National Users Group, Boston, MA, May, 2002.
bullet"The Use of Information Technology in The University of Tennessee Nuclear Engineering Distance Education Program", a paper by J.W. Hines, L.F. Miller, R.E. Pevey, L.W. Townsend, B.R. Upadhyaya, R.H. Jackson, and H.L. Dodds, 2002 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Montréal, Quebec, Canada, June 16-19, 2002.
bullet"Fitting Tweeds, Suits, and Uniforms into eLearning's Cloth" a presentation for the Annual Elearning Expo and Conference, USDLA Breakout. Washington, DC, April, 2002.
bullet"Customer" is Not a Dirty Word: Cultivating Value Added Opportunities for Faculty and Learners in Online Programs. A presentation for the 2001 International Meeting of the Association for Continuing Higher Education in Vancouver, Canada. November, 2001.
bulletAbstract published in ACHE Proceedings, 2001. Pages 23-24. Association for Continuing Higher Education, Irene Barrineau, Editor.
bullet"Tell me Where it Hurts: Implementing Voice Interactive Learning over the Internet", an updated presentation on web conferencing by invitation for OnLine Learning 2001, Los Angeles, Ca. Oct. 1, 2001. <hyperlink above requires Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher>
bullet"Distance Education Programs in Nuclear Engineering at The University of Tennessee", a paper presented to the American Nuclear Society coauthored with P.G. Groer, J.W. Hines, L.F. Miller, R.E. Pevey, L.W. Townsend, B.R. Upadhyaya, and H. L. Dodds. Summer, 2001

“Blended” but not “Mixed Up”: Rationale and Results using multiple delivery modes with adult post baccalaureate learners.  An invited presentation for the Blended Learning eConference. July 24- 26, 2001.

bullet"Pedagogical Opportunities in Distance Education" - a faculty-focused presentation to UT College of Engineering's Distance Education Working Group. March, 2001.
bullet"Blended Delivery Systems: Keys to Establishing and Utilizing Campus Computing Technology" - One of two invited presentations at University of Central Florida's Laptops in the Classroom Conference. Feb, 2001.
bullet"Pedagogy & Campus Computing: Enhancing the Educational Experience via Technology" - Second of two invited presentations at University of Central Florida's Laptops in the Classroom Conference, Feb. 2001.
bullet"Increasing Program Effectiveness Using Multiple Delivery Processes" - an invited presentation at the Graduate Management Admissions Council Annual Conference, New Orleans - Jan. 25 & 26th, 2001.
bulletQuoted in "Ain't Got Time to Teach" by Chris Jones, OnlineLearning Magazine, January 2001
bullet"Removing Barriers to Change" - An invited Best Practices presentation at Centra Software's User Summit, October, 2000. Boston, MA
bullet"FutureThinking" Keynote and Panel discussion for first UT Symposium on Deafness, October, 2000
bullet"Application of Internet Voice Technology to an Academic Instructional Program". A juried poster sessions at the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 6, 2000. Coauthored with D.E. Lighter, M.D. and M, J. Stahl, PhD.
bullet"Tell Me Where It Hurts: Implementing Voice Interactive Learning Over the Internet". An updated paper presented by request for The Online Learning 2000 Conference, Sept. 25,2000 in Denver, CO.
bullet"eLearning 101- Practical Strategies for Successful Distance Learning" - An overview of learning delivery strategies for the new millennium. Presented by invitation in Austin, Texas for Dell Computer's DirectConnect Annual Large User Conference, Sept 20-22, 2000, Austin, TX.
bulletDistance Technology Strategic Overview for Campus CIOs - An Executive Briefing for member's of Dell Computer's National Platinum Council - Sept 18, 2000, Austin, TX.
bullet"NJATC On-Line and Distance Learning"  -  A two hour overview of flexible learning options presented by invitation to the Executive Council of the National Joint Apprentice and Training Committee, a joint program between the National Electrical Contractors Association and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Aug. 9, 2000.
bullet"E-Learning" - A presentation on the state of at-distance education and pedagogy at  "Laptops in the Classroom", Orlando, Fl Feb 3-4, 2000.
bulletMr. Jackson's  Web Learning Technologies web site was a primary reference citation in the "Journal of Accountancy", December, 1999
bullet"Going the Distance: Preparing for your Distance Learning Audience". An overview for faculty and staff of distance learning audience needs and desires and the tools available at UTK to address them.
bullet"An Overview of Live Voice and Video Delivery Options for Distance Education at UTK". An overview for Faculty and Staff of live, interactive forms of technology delivery.
bullet"Characteristics of Leadership for Family Physicians". A Continuing Medical Education certified short course presented for the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians. 10/26/99.
bullet"Technology Opportunities for International Academic Delivery". A presentation to faculty of Mahidol University, Thailand. October, 1999.
bullet"Tell Me Where It Hurts: Implementing Voice Interactive Learning Over the Internet". An invited paper presented at The Online Learning '99 Conference, Oct. 19,1999 in Los Angeles, CA. 
bullet"High Tech Skills Through High Tech Delivery Systems - The University of Tennessee's New Internet Education Institute" Co-presented with Nissa Dahlin-Brown, Assistant Director, UT Community Programs, presented by invitation to the Tennessee Technology Summit, June 2, 1999.
bullet"Using Technology to Boost Local Education to National Leadership - An Overview of the UT, Knoxville College of Business Physician Executive MBA Program". Co-presented with Dr. Michael Stahl, UT College of Business by invitation to the Tennessee Technology Summit, June 1, 1999.
bullet"Designing and Developing an On-line Learning Catalog System". A juried program design and development exhibit co-authored with Sharon Dickey for the Silverstream Software World Users Group Meeting, Orlando, FL. May 1999.
bullet"A  Business Analysis and Financial Model for Technology-based Educational Delivery Systems", presented by request 4/1/99 to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) Distance Education Task Force and referenced in a report to Tennessee Governor Sundquist.
bullet"Comparing Learning Alternatives" - a two page interview on technological challenges and user perspectives in Virtual University News, Volume 1, Issue 16, March 15, 1999.
bullet"Utilizing Web Technologies for Corporate Learning". A custom one day workshop for Eastman Chemical Corporate University, Kingsport, TN.   March, 1999.
bullet"The Synchronous On-Line Classroom- A User's Perspective." A 3 page interview in Virtual University News, Volume 1, Issue 15, February 18, 1999.
bullet"Information Technology" - author of concluding chapter of the book "The Physician's Essential MBA", published March 1999, Aspen Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0834212447.
bullet"Designing and Delivering Customer-focused Learning on a National Scale". A presentation to Tennessee business leaders, UT faculty and Deans and the UT Statewide Continuing Education Council.  November, 1998.
bullet"An Overview of Synchronous and Asynchronous Delivery Methods anticipating the H.323 Standard". A presentation to the UT Statewide Continuing Education meeting. November, 1998.
bullet"CyberSmarts for Business People". A presentation for the Knoxville Christian Exposition Business Council, Knoxville, TN. June 1998.
bullet"Three Dimensions of your Virtual Audience". A presentation to the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Society of Certified Meeting Planners. February, 1998
bullet"Learning in a Networked Society". A presentation for the faculty of the UT College of Engineering. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Engineering. Oct. 1997.
bullet"An Overview of Network Computing". A presentation of practical implications of the 7 layer ISO/OSI Network Model for management's strategic planning retreat.  Feb. 1997.
bullet"The Information University: Designing Electronic Classrooms for a Campus". A presentation for the National Meeting of Campus Facilities Architects and Planners. May, 1995.
A Desire to Communicate
Mr. Jackson is an accomplished writer and nationally recognized public speaker.