Teaching Philosophy

Dr. Joseph H. Schuessler’s teaching philosophy: Engaging students with evidence-based course design, fostering critical thinking, and preparing them for success in the workforce.

Dr. Joseph H. Schuessler is a full professor of Information Systems in the College of Business at Tarleton State University, with a passion for evidence-based course design informed through Quality Matters (QM) and Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) guidelines. Dr. Schuessler believes in teaching to inspire and empower students to succeed in the classroom and beyond, as they enter the workforce.

Dr. Schuessler believes in using a variety of teaching methods and tools, including online instruction, to engage and challenge students. He understands that different students have different learning styles and that an effective educator must be flexible in their approach to teaching. Dr. Schuessler seeks to create a learning environment that is supportive and collaborative, where students feel comfortable asking questions and seeking guidance.

Dr. Schuessler is committed to helping students succeed by providing them with the skills and knowledge they need to excel in their careers. He recognizes the importance of helping students develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills that they will need to succeed in the workforce. Dr. Schuessler’s ultimate goal is to see his students thrive, not only in the classroom but also in their future careers, making a positive impact on the world around them.

In summary, Dr. Schuessler’s teaching philosophy is centered on evidence-based course design, with a focus on engaging and challenging students, providing a supportive and collaborative learning environment, and helping students develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their future careers.

Teaching is the most visible work of a professor. Dr. Schuessler teaches prodominantly in the College of Business’ MS: Information Systems program which is an online program. He often teaches the following courses:

  • BCIS 5304: Telecommunications for Managers
  • BCIS 5381: Strategic Information Systems

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Tarleton State University
(2011 – Current)
Beginning as an assistant professor, Dr. Schuessler obtained tenure in 2016 and became department head for the department of Marketing and Computer Information Systems. In 2018, Dr. Schuessler because associate dean of the College of Business where he champions AACSB accreditation and assurance of learning activities.

Eastern New Mexico University
(2010 – 2011)
Dr. Schuessler served as a tenure-track professor of information systems.

Bloomsberg University
(2009 – 2010)
Dr. Schuessler served as a visiting professor of information systems.