Dr. Karen R. Johnson
University of North Texas
Learning Technologies
(940) 565-3174
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Education

PhD, University of Minnesota, 2011.
Major: Work and Human Resource Education
MA, University of Minnesota, 2007.
Major: Human Resource Development
BA, University of the West Indies, 1998.
Major: Psychology

Professional Memberships

International Society for Performance Improvement. (January 2016 – Present).

Member, Association for Talent Development. (2013 – Present).

Track Chair Editor for Workplace Learning - AHRD 2016 Conference in the Americas, Academy of Human Resource Development. (2006 – Present).

Awards and Honors

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship for Women, International Peace Scholarship. (20082008).

Shortlisted for The Alan Moon Memorial Prize for best paper award at The 9th International Conference on HRD Research and Practice across Europe, Lille, France, The University Forum for Human Resource Development. (20082008).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
ATTD 5010, Performance Assessment, 2 courses.
ATTD 5100, Principles of Applied Technology, Training and Development, 1 course.
LTEC 4040, Organizational Development and Performance Improvement, 2 courses.
LTEC 4050, Entrepreneurship and Performance Improvement, 2 courses.
LTEC 4070, Principles of Leadership, Empowerment and Team Building, 1 course.
LTEC 4470, Human Relations in Business, Education and Industry, 2 courses.
LTEC 5320, Contemporary Issues in Workforce Learning and Performance, 1 course.
LTEC 5800, Studies in Learning Technologies, 1 course.
LTEC 6021, Needs Analysis and Curriculum Development, 3 courses.
LTEC 6031, Trends and Issues in Applied Technology, Training and Development, 1 course.

Directed Student Learning

Dissertation Defense Committee Member,"The Status and Challenges of Online Distance Education Programs in Post-Secondary Institutions in Ghana," Learning Technologies. (March 2017).

Dissertation Defense Committee Member,"Examining the Impact of the Community of Inquiry and Students' Learning Process on Participants' Academic Achievement," Learning Technologies. (December 2016).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Bowen, M., Johnson, K. R. Entrepreneurial Skills for the 21st Century (Workplace): The SME Sector. Handbook of Research on Promoting Higher-Order Skills and Global Competencies in Life and Work.
Johnson, K. R., Hewapathirana, G., Bowen, M. Faculty Development for Online Teaching. Handbook of Research on Virtual Training and Mentoring of Online Instructors.
Conference Proceeding
Doyle, A., Johnson, K. R. (2017). Toward an integrative approach of the learning organization: A review of the literature. Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Proceedings.
Park, S., Chaudhuri, S., Hewapathirana, G. I., Johnson, K. R., Bowen, M. (2015). An analysis of awarded journal articles from the Academy of Human Resource Development. Other. St Louis, Missouri:.
Johnson, K. R. (2012). The relationships among organizational service orientation, customer service training, and employee engagement. Other. Denver, Colorado:.
Bowen, M. M., Johnson, K. R., Chaudhuri, S. (2008). Informal training in developing countries. Lille, France: Academy of Human Resource Development.
Johnson, K. R., Barlett, K. R. (2008). The intersection of national human resource development and skills training in the tourism industry: A Jamaican perspective. Other. 41. Lille:.
Bartlett, K., Johnson, K. R., Schneider, I. E. (2006). A comparative study of strategic HRD approaches for workforce planning in the tourism industry. 1-8. Bowling Green, OH: AHRD.
Journal Article
Allen, J. M., Johnson, K. R. (2017). The University of North Texas Program of Applied Technology and Performance Improvement. Performance Improvement. 56(1), 38-45. Wiley-Blackwell. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pfi.21683
Bartlett, K., Johnson, K. R., Schneider, I. E. (2016). Comparing strategic human resource development approaches for tourism and hospitality workforce planning. Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality and Tourism. 15(3-4), .
Johnson, K. R., Park, S., Chaudhuri, S., Hewapathirana, G., Johnson, K. R., Bowen, M. (2016). An Analysis of Award Winning Refereed Articles from the Journals Sponsored by the Academy of Human Resource Development. Human Resource Development Quarterly. 27(4), 10.
Johnson, K. R., Barlett, K. (2013). The role of national human resource development in the tourism industry: A Jamaican perspective. Human Resource Development International. 16(2), 205-219. Taylor & Francis. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13678868.2013.771867#abstract
Barlett, K., Johnson, K. R., Harris, M. (2006). Student perceptions of the learning process and outcomes in accelerated classes. International Journal of Learning. 13, 123-129. Common Ground Publishing.
Technical Report
Bartlett, K., Johnson, K. R. (2005). Minnesota tourism workforce in 2020: An analysis of employment projections for tourism workforce planning.

Presentations Given

Turner, J. R. (Author), Johnson, K. (Author), Allen, J. M. (Author & Presenter), 2016 AHRD International Conference in Asia & MENA, Team Leader Complexity: An Integrative Literature Review, Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD), Morocco, Morocco. (2016 – ).

Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Hewapathirana, G. (Author & Presenter), Bowen, M. (Author), Academy of Human Resource Development Conference in the Americas, Development opportunities for online instructors, AHRD, Viginia, USA, United States of America. (20182018).

Secka, E. (Author & Presenter), Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Academy of Human Resource Development Conference in the Americas, Examining National Human Resource Development and Technological Innovation as Strategies for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, AHRD, Viginia, USA, United States of America. (20182018).

Park, S. (Author), Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Chaudhuri, S. (Author & Presenter), Academy of Human Resource Development Asian Conference, Promoting work engagement in the hotel sector: A review of the literature, AHRD, Ahmadebad, India, India. (20172017).

Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Huang, T. (Author & Presenter), Doyle, A. (Author), Academy of Human Resource Development Asian Conference, Talent Management in Tourism and Hospitality: A Review of the Literature, AHRD, Ahmadebad, India, India. (20172017).

Turner, J. (Author & Presenter), Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Schroeder, J. (Author), Chung, C. (Author), The Performance Improvement Conference 2017, Tying leadership capacities to leadership development techniques, International Society of Performance Improvement, Montreal, Canada, Canada. (2017).

Jacobs, R. (Author & Presenter), Bartlett, K. R. (Panelist), (Panelist), Johnson, K. R. (Panelist), Russ-Eft, D. (Panelist), Academy of Human Resource Development Conference in the Americas, The Changing Nature of Work: Implications of Knowledge Work for HRD Research, Academy of Human Resource Development, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. (20172017).

Doyle, A. (Author & Presenter), Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Academy of Human Resource Development Conference in the Americas, Toward an Integrative Approach of the learning organization: A review of the literature, Academy of Human Resource Development, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America. (20172017).

Park, S. (Author & Presenter), Chaudhuri, S. (Author), Hewapathirana, G. (Author), Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Bowen, M. (Author), Academy of Human Resource Development, An analysis of awarded journal articles from the Academy of Human Resource Development, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America. (20152015).

Bartlett, K. (Author & Presenter), Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Academy of Human Resource Development in the Americas, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and HRD: An Overlooked Intersection, AHRD, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America. (20152015).

Bowen, M. (Author & Presenter), Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Hewapathirana, G. (Author & Presenter), Academy of Human Resource Development, Using Online Modality of Teaching for Post-Secondary Education, Houston, Texas, United States of America. (2014).

Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Bowen, M. (Author & Presenter), Academy of Human Resource Development, Small and medium enterprise in tourism: The role of training and development., Arlington, Virginia, United States of America. (20132013).

Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Academy of Human Resource Development, The Relationships Among Organizational Service Orientation, Customer Service Training, and Employee Engagement, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. (2012).

Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), National Tourism Week - Tourism Center, University of Minnesota, The relationships among organizational service orientation, customer service training, and employee engagement., United States of America. (20112011).

Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Bartlett, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice Across Europe, The intersection of national human resource development and skills training in the tourism industry: A Jamaican perspective., Lille, France, France. (20082008).

Mauvalyn, B. (Author & Presenter), Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Chaudhuri, S. (Author), International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice Across Europe, Informal Training in Developing Countries, France. (2008).

Bartlett, K. (Author & Presenter), Johnson, K. R. (Author & Presenter), Schneider, I. (Author), Academy of Human Resource Development, A Comparative Study of Strategic HRD Approaches for Workforce Planning in the Tourism Industry, Bowling Green, Ohio, United States of America. (2006).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Teaching
Johnson, K. R., "UNT CLEAR Course Design," Sponsored by UNT CLEAR, University of North Texas, $1500.00. (June 2016August 2016).

Intellectual Contributions in Submission

Journal Article
Park, S., Johnson, K. R., Chaudhuri, S. Promoting Work Engagement in the Hotel Sector: Summary and Synthesis.
Johnson, K. R., Bartlett, K. R. Organizational Service Orientation, Customer Service Training, and Employee Engagement for Frontline Hotel Employees.

Service

University Service

Member, Graduate Curriculum Committee. (October 2017 – Present).

Member, Scholarship and Awards Committee. (October 2017 – Present).

Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. (October 2017 – Present).

Member, COI Travel Supplemental Funding Committee. (January 2017 – Present).

Member, PhD Merge. (October 2016 – Present).

Member, Personal Affairs Committee (PAC). (September 2015 – Present).

Member, COI Technology Task Force Group. (September 20152016).

Professional Service

Member, Academy of Human Resource Development Book of the Year Award. (October 2017 – Present).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research. (October 2017 – Present).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Human Resource Development Review Journal. (July 2017 – Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, Advances in Developing Human Resources Journal. (July 2016 – Present).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Performance Improvement Quarterly. (April 2016 – Present).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Advances in Developing Human Resources Journal. (2016 – Present).

Reviewer, Journal Article, European Journal of Training and Development. (2014 – Present).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, Academy of Human Resource Development Conference in the Americas. (2011 – Present).

Editor, Conference Proceedings, Academy of Human Resource Development Conference in the Americas. (20152017).

Member, Academy of Human Resource Development Nominations and Elections Committee. (20152016).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Human Resource Development International. (20112015).

Consulting

Other, National Training Institute at the University of Michigan, MI, Michigan, United States of America. (July 2016August 2016).