James Bowen

Name: James L. Bowen

Title/Position: Director of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness

Discipline: Teacher Education

Year Hired: 2012

Education:
Ed.D., Supervision, Curriculum, & Instruction, Texas A & M - Commerce, 1989
M.Ed., Administration, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1978
B.S., Math Education, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1973

Professional Organizations and Affiliations: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Oklahoma Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

Area/s of Specialty: Institutional Effectiveness, Assessment, Accreditation

Courses Taught: EDUC 2301 Introduction to Teaching PSY3113UG1S Adult Learning & Development

Office Location: Administration Building

Campus Phone Number: (405) 789-7661 ext 3463.

Email Address: james.bowen@swcu.edu

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30 – 4:30

Research Interests: Reflective Judgment, Development of Higher Level Thinking Skills

Publications and Professional Presentations:

  • Bowen, J. (1994) The implications of HB 2246. Presented at Phi Delta Kappa (Cimarron Chapter) meeting.
  • Bowen, J. (1994) NWOCI: A rural in-service cooperative ten years after. Presented at National Council of the States for In-Service Education Conference, Charleston, SC.
  • Willner, E., Wilhelm, L., Gibson, M., Boedecker, M., Warden, B., & Bowen, J. (2000) Beyond pedagogy in teacher education. Presented at the annual conference of Oklahoma Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma commission for Teacher Preparation
  • Barnes, S. and Bowen, J. (2000) The technology project. Presented at the annual conference of the Oklahoma Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation.
  • Bowen, J., Diel, S., & Warden, B. (2001) Technology and global interfaces: The technology project. Presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Dallas, TX.
  • Barnes, S. and Bowen, J. (2001) PT3 as a vehicle for establishing exemplary NCATE practices in faculty professional development. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Orlando, Florida.
  • Spurgeon, S. and Bowen, J. (2001) Promising practices for developing reflective teachers. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Oklahoma Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, Norman, Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation.
  • Spurgeon, S. and Bowen, J. (2002) Multimedia digital video portfolios as a tool to develop teacher candidates’ reflection. Paper presented at the National Educational Computing Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Spurgeon, S. and Bowen, J. (2002) Field experience “outside the box”: Technology bridges the cultural gap. Paper presented at the Thirteenth International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Spurgeon, S. and Bowen, J. (2002) Developing reflective teacher candidates who can think “outside the box” Paper presented at the Thirteenth International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL
  • Bowen, J. and Spurgeon, S. (2002) Promoting reflection in teacher candidates through technology Paper presented at Oklahoma Association of Teacher Educators Spring Conference, Tulsa, OK
  • Bowen, J. and Spurgeon, S. (2002) Forging reflective teaching in future teachers Paper presented at Phi Delta Kappa International District III Conference, Tulsa, OK.
  • Spurgeon, S. and Bowen, J. (2002) Electronic learning communities forging the future Paper presented at Phi Delta Kappa International District III Conference, Tulsa, OK.
  • Bowen, J. and Spurgeon, S. (2002) Promoting reflective thinking in teacher candidates: Are digital video/,multimedia portfolios a useful tool? Paper presented at International Conference on Computers in Education, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Spurgeon, S. and Bowen, J. (2002) Collaborative consultation: An innovative model for faculty development in technology. Paper presented at International Conference on Computers in Education, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Bowen, J. (2005) Using WebObjects to develop an assessment management system. Paper presented at 2005 World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government Healthcare, and Higher Education, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Knedler, M., Denton, M, Lohmann, S., and Bowen, J. (2006) Extreme makeover: Reinventing the faculty evaluation process. Paper presented at 111th Annual Meeting of the Higher Learning Commission, Chicago, IL.
  • McKenzie, C., McVey, J., Thompson, S. E., and Bowen, J. (2007) Individual and collaborative role impact of reflective practice on administrative graduate nursing students: A qualitative retrospective data analysis. Paper presented at 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, Santander, Cantabria, Spain.
  • Bowen, J. and Vickers, C. (2010) Service Learning for all Students: Lessons Learned in Developing a Campus- wide Service Learning Program. Paper presented at the Annual Regional Campus Compact Conference, Tulsa, OK.
  • Bowen, J. (2010) Oklahoma Campus Compact: Enhancing Civic Responsibility. Paper presented at OU-Tusla Community Engagement Center Conference, Tulsa, OK.
  • Bowen, J. (2010) Fine Tuning Your Service Learning/Civic Engagement System: Closing the Assessment Loop. Paper presented at the Annual Regional Campus Compact, Overland Park, KS.

Mission/Passion: A lot can be accomplished if no one is worried about who will receive the credit

Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 1:4-10

Personal Interests: Wood turning, backpacking, reading

Hometown: Cordell, Oklahoma