Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
Ph.D., (Business Administration) University of Iowa; M.B.A., University of Minnesota; B.S. (Industrial Administration, with Distinction), Iowa State University.
Structured Business Programming Concepts. Systems Analysis and Design. Cooperative Education. Introduction to Information Systems. Information Systems Development.
Teaching programming via the Web.
Roberta Roth's research focuses on teaching programming via the web. She has approximately ten publications in refereed journals such as Journal of Informing Sciences, Journal of Research on Computing in Education, Journal of Management Education, and Journal of Computer Information Systems. Professor Roth also has eight papers in refereed conference proceedings. In addition, Roth has co-authored with Dennis and Wixom the widely used textbook Systems Analysis & Design, including development of the textbook ancillaries as well as numerous instructors' manuals for textbooks on various information systems topics. Roth received the CBA Alumni Recognition Award for Innovation in Teaching in 1998, the University Book and Supply Teaching Award for Untenured Faculty in 1995 and was recognized as “honored faculty” at the Student Alumni Ambassadors Apple Polisher event in 1995 and 1997.
Latest News & Views
If you’re prepared for each meeting with an agenda and/or classroom instruction and you’d like to take a poll, simply set one up prior to the meeting directly in Zoom. It’s easy to do and you’re able to share the results with participants during the meeting and download the results.
Zoom has become the virtual meeting platform of choice for thousands of people due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re new to Zoom, or virtual meetings in general, the idea of online meetings can be overwhelming for us who’ve never worked or taken classes from home.
COVID-19 is forcing us to make organizational adjustments that are outside of the comfort zone for some. Although it’s been reported that 43 percent of employees work remotely with some frequency, leading a team of employees from afar can feel daunting, especially if those employees are new to working from home.
University of Northern Iowa senior wrestler Bryce Steiert (Management) had never commercially mowed a lawn before he started a landscaping business.
“That’s kind of how he competes,” said UNI wrestling head coach Doug Schwab of Steiert’s willingness to jump into something new. “We’ll have a little bit of a plan for his matches, but he knows where he wants to go.”
In today’s world of business, not everything is wrapped in a pretty bow, particularly in an increasingly data-driven world.
Over the next 10 years, Forrester Research estimates that AI will take over up to 16% of jobs in the United States. Being analytically-literate will soon be an integral skill set, if it hasn’t already.