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A-State Faculty

Dr. Ralph Ruby, Jr., Professor

"I enjoy creating and designing apps that help individuals learn in a new and creative manner."

Degrees Held:

  • Ed.D. — University of Missouri, 1975
  • M.S. — University of Tennessee, 1972
  • B.S. — University of Tennessee, 1969

Career Highlights:

  • Published A-State Texting Champ for the iPhone on September 11, 2016 With Paula Ruby
  • Published A-State Keyboarding Champ for the iPad on September 11, 2016 With Paula Ruby
  • Published Class Notes-R App for the iPad on July 29, 2018 With Paula Ruby
  • Published 12 Videos for Class Notes App With Paula Ruby:
      • Getting Started — Why do I have to take notes?
      • Getting Started — Start taking your first notes in seconds.
      • Getting Started — Shortcuts For Speedy Note-Taking
      • Getting Started — Overview on starting and saving your first Class Note.
      • Cornell Notes — Complete
      • Cornell Notes — Simplified
      • Mind Mapping: #1 of 3 — Getting Started
      • Mind Mapping: #2 of 3 — Deleting and Connecting
      • Mind Mapping: #3 of 3 — Styling Idea Boxes
      • Dictionaries: 1 of 3 — Tips and Pre-Loaded Dictionaries
      • Dictionaries: 2 of 3 — Personal Dictionaries — Introduction, Add & Edit
      • Dictionaries: 3 of 3 — Personal Dictionaries — Merge, Edit & Email
  • Refereed Proceedings and Presentation to Southeast Decision Sciences Institute (SEDSI) Annual Conference, February 21, 2018, Wilmington, NC.
  • Numerous articles and presentations

  • ​In which online degree program do you teach?

    B.S. in Business Administration

  • Which classes do you teach online?

    CIT 1503: Microcomputer Applications

  • What do you want students to learn in your class?

    I want students to learn how to think, discover and execute in a beginning Microsoft Office environment.

  • ​Why did you start teaching?

    To help others better themselves!

  • ​What advice would you give to those considering this program?

    It is a very easy class if you are willing to take the time to read and follow written instructions and are willing to take the time to discover answers!

  • ​What is the one book you think everyone should read?

    Any book that helps one discover themselves.

  • ​Tell us something about yourself that your students might not know about you.

    I enjoy creating and designing apps that help individuals learn in a new and creative manner.

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