Joe R. Busby

Title

Teaching Associate Professor

Department/Program Affiliations

Program(s): 
STEM
Technology, Engineering, and Design Education

Contact Information

Phone: 
919.513.0221
Mailing Address: 
Campus Box 7801 Raleigh, NC 27695-7801
Office: 
112 Poe Hall
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Education

Education: 
EdD, 1999, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, Technology Education
MS, 1988, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, Industrial Vocational Education
BS, 1981, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, Industrial Arts Education

Research

Educational Research Areas: 
Improving teaching and learning in Technology, Engineering, and Design Education
Diversity in Technology, Engineering, and Design Education
Current Research Projects: 
1. Investigating for STEM Thinking 2. How to create and utilize an Advisory Committee for Diversity and Recruiting at the Program Level
Research Description: 

1. Investigating for STEM Thinking -- Is there a phenomenon of method of thinking that spans the silos of STEM to enable a teacher to address each silo within every lesson?
2. Advisory Committee for Diversity and Recruiting -- Does the development and use of an Advisory Committee for Diversity and Recruiting assist in solving problems related to diversity and recruitment?

Professional Presentations & Publications

Professional Presentations & Publications: 

Manusos, D.O, Busby, J.R., & Clark, A.C. (2013). Authentic design in gaming: Changing the
rules of play. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 72(8).

Busby, J. R, Hatcher, T., & Osborne, J. W. (2011). The diversity of three American white
guys: Pathways towards racial identity. The International Journal of Diversity in
Organizations, Communities, and Nations, 11(2), 185-196.

Busby, J. R., Ernst, J. V., & Clark, A.C. (2011). 21st century skills: Contemporary instructional
strategies and approaches for technology education. International Journal of Vocational
Education and Training, 19(2), 34-44.

Mupinga, D. M., & Busby, J. R. (2011). Online games and simulations as instructional strategies
for vocational education and training. International Journal of Vocational Education and
Training, 19(1) 86-97.

Busby, J. R., & Altork, L. N. (2010). Hydrogen fuel cells: Part of the solution. Technology and
Engineering Teacher, 70(2) 22-27.

Busby, J. R., Ernst, J. V., & Varnado, T. E. (2009). Data, data everywhere. The Technology
Teacher, 69(3), 20-24.

Busby, J. R., & Carpenter, P. P. (2009). Teaching students about clean fuels and transportation
technologies. The Technology Teacher, 68(7), 16-21.

Ernst, J. V., & Busby, J. R. (2009). Hydroponics: Content and rational. The Technology Teacher,
68(6), 20-23.

Mupinga, D. M., & Busby, J. R. (2008). Financing community colleges: Sources of revenue,
current funding trends and challenges. International Journal of Vocational Education and
Training, 16(2), 77-87.

Busby, J. R., & Mupinga, D. M. (2008). Requirements, benefits, and concerns of technology
education cooperating teachers: An exploratory study among nine midwest universities.
Journal of Technology Studies, XXXIII(2), 79-86.

Busby, J. R., Ernst, J. V., Fagert, M. R., & Haynie, W. J. (2008). Professional development
online: A market analysis. NCCTTE Technology Education Journal, X, 60-65.

Mupinga, D. M., Busby, J. R., & Ngatiah, J. W. (2006). Postsecondary technical and vocational
education institutions in Kenya: Needs and challenges. International Journal of
Vocational Education and Training, 14(1), 21-35.

Howell, R. T., & Busby, J. R. (2002). Student organizations: how important are they to
technology education? The Technology Teacher, 62(1), 24-26.

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