Larry Ellis


MBA, University of Phoenix, 2012
Concentration: Business Administration

Ph.D., Distance Education, Capella University, 2007
Concentrations: Learner-Centered Learning, Distance Learning Development, Online Instruction, Blended Learning

MAEd, Education, University of Phoenix, 2003
Concentrations: eLearning instruction

B.S., Management, Arizona State University, 1976
Concentrations: Personnel and production management, Accounting

Academic Experience:

Doctoral Dissertation Chairperson, Online, 2017-present
University of Rockies  Denver, Colorado
Courses taught:
8990 Dissertations

Doctoral Dissertation Committee, Online, 2016-present

William Howard Taft University, Colorado
Dissertation Committee Member.

Adjunct Instructor, Online, 2016-present
William Howard Taft University, Colorado
Course taught:
BUS301 Business Fundamentals
BUS345 Marketing, Advertising, and Ethical Issues in the Developing World
BUS503 Valuing a Small Business or Professional Practice
FIN502 Financing the Business Venture

Adjunct Instructor, Online, 2004-present
Rio Salado College, Arizona
Courses taught:
MGT175 Business Organization and Management
GBS 175 Professional Development
MGT 251 Human Relations in Business

Adjunct Instructor, Online,  2007-present
Bay Mills Community College, Michigan
Courses taught:
BU109 Microeconomics
BU113 Introduction to Business
BU193 Business Communications
BU204 Business Law
BU206 Principles of Management
BU209 Principles of Marketing
BU215 Personal Finance

Doctoral Dissertation Chairperson, Online, 2009-2016
University of Phoenix, Arizona
Courses taught:
DOC722 Doctoral Seminar II
DOC733, A, B Doctoral Dissertation
DOC734, A, B Doctoral Project IV

Doctoral Instructor, Online, 2008-2011
University of Phoenix, Arizona
Courses taught:
MGT711 Strategic Opportunities in an Internet Based Economy
ORG711 21st Century Issues in Organizational Behavior I

Work Experience:

2007-2010                   Information and Learning Center Manager    AZ Motor Vehicle Division

1999-2007                   Training Academy Director                                 AZ Motor Vehicle Division

1980-1999                    Program Management                                         AZ Motor Vehicle Division

1972-1980                    Administrative Services Officer                         AZ Motor Vehicle Division 

Skeleton, J., Rodgers, C., Ellis, L., & Lyles, A. (2014, March-May).  Rubrics and evaluations. Journal of School Education Technology, 9(4), 7-13.

Ellis, L., Nunn, S., & Avella, J. (2016). Chapter One: Digital badges and micro-credentials: Historical overview, motivational aspects, issues, and challenges. In D. Ifenthaler, N. Belling, N. Mularski, & D. K. Mah, (Eds.). Foundations of digital badges and micro-credentials. Springer, NY.

Ellis, L. (2016). The Trail of the Oent’rfazr. IN: iUniverse.

Training and Certifications:
Online Instruction Certificate, Capella University 2005
Certified Administrative Manager, Administrative Management Society 1978
Bridges: Building a Suportive Community,  Sexual Harassment, August 2017

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