Academic Work

Below are details of my academic-related work and research. This is just the latest and greatest. Contact me if you’d like to see my full CV.

Professional Appointments

University of Arizona 

2017 – present  Assistant Professor & Program Director, Organizational Leadership

2016 – 2017      Lecturer and Program Developer, Organizational Leadership

2008 – 2016      Adjunct Instructor, Organizational Leadership

Publications & Research

Accepted Manuscripts

2017   Wittman, R., Brown, B.A. (2017) Online Mentoring as a Safety Net: Onboarding the leaders of tomorrow. Accepted by the University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute.

2016   Wittman, R. (2016). Improving Engagement: The use of the Slack app to improve engagement and learning outcomes for online students. Accepted by the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE).

Research in Progress

2017   Wittman, R. (2017). Effective leadership teaching methodologies for the online student. [Stage: Data Collection and Analysis]

2017   Wittman, R. (2017). Best practices in developing 7.5 week courses for adult learners. [Stage: Analysis and Writing}

2016   Wittman, R. (2016). Best practices in developing 7.5 week courses for adult learners. [Stage: Data Collection and Analysis]

2016   Wittman, R., Brown, B.A. (2016). Engagement effects of various online classroom tools and techniques. [Stage: Data Collection and Analysis.}

Other Publications

2018   Wittman, R., (2018). Amber Smith Takes the Reigns of the Chamber, BizTucson, Spring 2018 issue.

Wittman, R., (2018). Tucson Metro Chamber Special Section: Setting the High Bar, BizTucson, Winter 2018 issue.

2017   Wittman, R., (2017). Tech Launch AZ.[Case Study]. BizTucson, Summer 2017 issue.

2016   Wittman, R., (2016). 10West Take 2: Festival Focuses on Tech, Entrepreneurship, Economic Development. [Case Study]. BizTucson, Fall 2016 issue.

Wittman, R., (2016). Eller Dean: 21st-Century Vision for School  [Case Study]. BizTucson, Fall 2016 issue.

Wittman, R., (2016). Roche Changes Cancer Diagnostics. [Case Study]. BizTucson, Fall 2016 issue.

Grants & Fellowships

2016    University of Arizona Catalyst Grant: UA South Slack trial implementation, $2,000.

Conference Activity

Presentations

2017   Wittman, R., Brown, B.A. (2017, October). Online Mentoring as a Safety Net: Onboarding the leaders of tomorrow. Presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute.

2017   Wittman, R. (2017, September). Create Your Personal Leadership Plan. Presented at the Pima Community College Emerging Student Leaders Summit, Tucson, Ariz.

2017   Wittman, R., (2017, March). Improving Engagement: The use of the Slack app to improve engagement and learning outcomes for online student presented at the 28th Annual Conference for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Austin, Tex.

2017   Wittman, R., (2017, February). Leading to the Next Level: Resumes that Get Results presented at the 3rd Annual National Collegiate Leadership Conference, Tucson, Ariz.

Attendance

2017   Wittman, R. (2017, October). 10th Annual Conference of the University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2017   Wittman, R., (2017, February). 3rd Annual National Collegiate Leadership Conference, Tucson, Ariz.

Campus & Departmental Talks

University of Arizona, South

2018   Wittman, R. (2018, January). Organizational Leadership as a Major presentation to UA South Student Services.

2017   Wittman, R. (2017, August). Are You Ready for Online? Wildcat Welcome at UAS Santa Cruz.

2017   Wittman, R. (2017, March). Leadership Workshop: Self-Leading for Success at UAS (PCC East Campus).

2016   “Get The Job: Resumes that Get Results.” (2016, October). UA South Tech Park, ITV to Sierra Vista. Teaching Experience