Dr Davis

Dr. Linda Davis Tenured Professor

Management Information Systems

William Woods University


Areas of Expertise:

  • Web Site Development
  • Digital Virtual Worlds – Second LIfe Development
  • The Effects of Student Learning Styles, Perceptions of Online Learning and Demographics on Distance Education Outcomes in Higher Education
  • Online Undergraduate / Graduate course development

  • Ph.D., Information Science and Learning Technology, University of Missouri, 2002
  • Specialist, Educational Administration, University of Missouri, 1997
  • Master of Education, Educational Administration, University of Missouri, 1987
  • Certification, Education of the Hearing Impaired K-12, Lenoir Rhyne College, 1981
  • Bachelor of Science, Education, University of Nebraska, 1980
Professional Positions:

  • 1990-present, William Woods University;      Currently Professor of Management Information Systems
  • 1981-1990, Missouri School for the Deaf  – Educator / Computer Coordinator

  • Internet and Computing Core (IC3) National Certification
  • Computer Internet Webmaster Associate – National Certification
  • Certified Online Instructor, Convene, Inc
  • IBM Technical Education Certificate
  • Education of the Deaf Certification-Council on Education for the Deaf
Honors and/or awards:

  • Recipient of the Dads’ Association-Louis D. Beaumont Distinguished Professor    Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003
  • Recipient of 2003 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Nominated-U.S. Professors of the Year, 2004
  • TA Abbott Award – Quality teaching, personal example, commitment to faith
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Supporting Students

Dr. Davis walks Marcelo Carreiro out on Senior Day for Soccer

Distinguished Scholar award

Stacie Bonte accepts award on behalf of the MIS department

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Dr Davis instructs website students regarding client site