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Dr. Jon E. Travis

Regent Professor

Educational Leadership

Office Location: Frank Young Education North, #102

Phone: 903-886-5609

Email: Jon.Travis@tamuc.edu



Publications

Journals (refereed)

Travis, J. E., & Scott, J. A. (2014). Reclaiming instructional integrity: Probing ethical lapses in college teaching. The Journal of Faculty Development, 28(3), 29-34.

Leist, J., & Travis, J. E. (2014). Community college leadership: Advancing by degrees. The Journal of Applied Research in the Community College, 21(1), 41- 46.

Travis, J. E., & Scott, J. A. (2014). The courage to lead: Cases in American higher education. Journal of Case Studies in Education, 5, 78-82.

Travis, J. E., & Price, K. F. (2013). Preparation and job satisfaction of college and university presidents. Focus on Colleges, Universities, and Schools, 7(1), 35-45.

Owens, D., & Travis, J. E. (2013). College and university honors programs in the southern United States. Focus on Colleges, Universities, and Schools, 7(1), 9- 15.

Travis, J. E. (2012). Privatizing American public higher education: Racing down a slippery slope. Journal of Case Studies in Education, 4, 50-59.

Travis, J. E. (2012). The anti-egalitarian mission to destroy public education in America. Thought and Action: The NEA Higher Education Journal, 28, 91-102.

Travis, J. E., & Bradshaw, C. W. (2012). The design of an undergraduate program in homeland security. Focus on Colleges, Universities, and Schools, 6(1).

Travis, J. E., & Rutherford, G. (2012). Administrative support of faculty preparation and interactivity in online teaching: Factors in student success. National FORUM of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal, 30(1), 30-44.

Travis, J. E. (2008). The long-range impact of learning: Assessing what matters. Journal of Faculty Development, 22, 144-151.

Ellis, V. S., & Travis, J. E. (2007). Professional titles in higher education: Do they matter to students? College Student Journal, 41, 1168-1182.

Travis, J., & Price, K. (2005). Instructional culture and distance learning. Journal of Faculty Development, 20, 99-103.

Le Sage, T. S., Hallock, D., & Travis, J. E. (2002, Spring). Learning styles, temperaments, and characteristics as determinants of student achievement. Higher Education Abstracts Journal.

Travis, J. E., Outlaw, T., Reven, F. (2001). The preparation of the professoriate: Reviewing the status of teaching and learning. Journal of Faculty Development, 18, 63-71.

Travis, J. E. (2000). Censorship in higher education: Is the public forum at risk? Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 24, 809-821.

Travis, J. E., & Davis, E. (2000). Shifting the tuition burden: Public commitment in default. The Journal of Staff, Program, & Organization Development, 17, 71-78.

Travis, J. E. (2000). The implications of higher cost: Another affront to access. The Journal of Staff, Program, & Organization Development, 17, 129-132.

Travis, J. E., & Davis, E. (Eds.). (2000). The higher cost of higher education: Perspectives for understanding and responding (special issue of The Journal of Staff, Program, & Organization Development, 17).

Travis, J. E., & Travis, D. (1999). Survey of presidents reveals new trends in community college focus. Community College Journal, 69(4), 20-22, 24-25.

Moquin, B., & Travis, J. (1999). Community colleges on the highway: Major issues for technology planning. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 23, 147-159.

Travis, J. E. (1999). We are not retired: Veteran community college faculty at a crossroad. The Journal of Staff, Program, & Organization Development, 15, 175- 182.

Travis, J. E. (1997). A lesson from Quixote. Teaching & Learning: The Journal of Natural Inquiry, 11(3), 18-20.

Travis, J. E. (1996-97). The approaching metamorphosis of community colleges. Planning for Higher Education, 25(2), 23-28.

Travis, J. E. (1996). Meaningful assessment. The Clearing House, 69, 308-312.

Travis, J. E. (1995). Rebuilding the community: The future for the community college. Community College Review, 23(3), 57-72.

Travis, J. E. (1995). Alienation from learning: School effects on students. Journal for a Just and Caring Education, 1, 434-448.

Travis, J. E. (1995). Community support of education: The case for a new reform agenda. NASSP Bulletin, 79(570), 98-102.

Travis, J. E. (1995). The hospital model of administration: Bringing professionalism to teaching. NASSP Bulletin, 79(567), 112-116.

Travis, J. E. & Reid, S. (1994). Part-time faculty: hired guns? Adjunct Info, 2(2).

Travis, J. E. (1992). Ocotillo: A management model for technology infusion/implementation. Vision, 4(2).

Journals (non-refereed)

Travis, J. E. (2012). Professing to learn: Creating tenured lives and careers in the American research university (Book Review). The Journal of Faculty Development, 26(2), 64-65.

Travis, J. E. (2009). College teaching: Developing perspective through dialogue (Book Review). The Journal of Faculty Development, 23(3), 44-45.

Travis, J. E. (2007). Evaluating faculty performance: A practical guide to assessing teaching (Book Review). The Journal of Faculty Development, 21, 231-233.

Travis, J. E. (1998). The teaching portfolio: A practical guide to improved performance and promotion/tenure decisions (Book Review). The Journal of Staff, Program, & Organization Development, 15, 38-39.

Travis, J. E. (1996). The company we keep (Book review). Community College Review, 24(1), 59-62. Travis, J. E. (1994). Democracy's open door (Book review). Community College Review, 22(3), 67-69.

Travis, J. E. (1994). The professor business: A teaching primer for faculty (Book review). Community College Journal, 65(1), 43.

Travis, J. E. (1993). Savage inequalities: Children in America's schools (Book review). Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 17(1).

Travis, J. E. (1988). Theatrical design and production: An introduction to scene design and construction, lighting, sound, costume, and makeup (Book review). Theatre Journal, 40, 292-293.

Books

Travis, J. E. (2013). Ending opportunity: The plot to disenfranchise us all. In We build our bridges together (pp. 625-636). Scarborough, ME: National Association of African American Studies.

Leist, J., & Travis, J. (2010). Planning for online courses at rural community colleges. In R. L. Garza Mitchell (Ed.), Online education (New Directions for Community Colleges No. 150) (pp. 17-25). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Travis, J. E., Le Sage, T. S., Johnson, J., & Davis, P. (2002). Meeting the needs of a diverse student population. In An imperfect world: Resonance from the nation’s violence (2002 National Conference Education Monograph Series) (pp. 771-792). Morehead, KY: National Association of African American Studies, National Association of Hispanic & Latino Studies, National Association of Native American Studies, and International Association of Asian Studies.

Travis, J. E. (2001). Teaching harmony: Reclaiming the wheel. In A pilgrimage of color (2001 National Conference Education Monograph Series) (pp. 835-849). Morehead, KY: National Association of African American Studies, National Association of Hispanic & Latino Studies, National Association of Native American Studies, and International Association of Asian Studies.

Travis, J. E. (1997). The approaching metamorphosis of community colleges. In G. Keller (Ed.), The best of planning for higher education (pp. 73-78). Ann Arbor, MI: Society for College and University Planning.

Travis, J. E., Hursh, D., Lankewicz, G., & Tang, L. (1996). Monitoring the pulse of the faculty: Needs assessment in faculty development programs. In L. Richlin (Ed.), To Improve the Academy: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development (vol. 15) (pp. 95-108). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

Travis, J. E. (1995). Models for improving college teaching: A faculty resource (ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report No. 6). Washington, DC: The George Washington University, Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

Travis, J., Cohen, L., Hursh, D., & Lounsberry, B. (1995). Family portrait: Impressions of a nurturing organization. In E. Neal (Ed.), To Improve the Academy: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development (vol. 14) (pp. 263-267). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

ERIC Documents

Travis, J. E. (1996). Models for improving college teaching: A faculty resource (ERIC Digest). Washington, DC: ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 403 810) Travis, J. E. (1996). Community cores: The future for the community college campus. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 389 357)

Travis, J., Rodriguez, T., & Story, N. (Eds.). (1992). Ocotillo report, 1991-92. Tempe, AZ: Maricopa County Community College District, Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 366 302)

Mildrew, J., & Travis, J. (1991). Discipline dialogues. In K. Hagel, J. Walters, & N. Story (Eds.), Ocotillo: Improving learning through technology. Year end report, 1990-91. Tempe, AZ: Maricopa County Community College District, Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 366 301)

Other Publications

Travis, J. (1998, January). Stephen Brookfield's lessons for faculty. Faculty Forum (Texas A&M University-Commerce). Travis, J. (1997, April). Teaching and learning. LioNotes (Texas A&M UniversityCommerce).

Travis, J. (1997, March). Scholarly writing workshop held on February 13. LioNotes (Texas A&M University-Commerce).

Travis, J. (1996, April). Teaching as addiction: Why do what we do--II. LioNotes (East Texas State University).

Travis, J. (1995, December). Adding career preparation to graduate instruction. LioNotes (East Texas State University).

Travis, J. (1995, December). Successful publishing in scholarly journals (book review). LioNotes (East Texas State University).

Travis, J. (1995, February). Classroom assessment techniques: A handbook for college teachers (book review). Faculty Development Newsletter (East Texas State University).

Travis, J. (1994, May). The changing face of college teaching (Book review). Faculty Development Newsletter (East Texas State University).

Travis, J. (Ed.). (1989-90). Faculty notes (newsletter). Phoenix, AZ: Maricopa County Community College District.

In Press

Travis, J. E., & Leist, J. (2014). Online instruction in rural community colleges: Meeting needs while maintaining quality. Journal of Applied Research in the Community College.

Submitted for Publication

Travis, J. (2014). One kick to many: America’s political football in jeopardy. American School Board Journal.

Travis, J. E., & Scott, J. A. (2014). Free speech and slurs: Rights vs. endurance. Language Sciences.

Travis, J. E., & Scott, J. A. (2014). Whatever happened to thick and rich? Data gathering in qualitative research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods.

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