Faculty Profile

Schenita Floyd

Title
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department
Interdisciplinary Program of Analytics and Computational Science
College
University of North Texas

    

Education

PhD, University of North Texas, 2021.
Major: Interdisciplinary Information Science
Degree Specialization: Data Science
Dissertation Title: Artificial Intelligence in a Collaborative Information Seeking Environment from the Perspective of Women Engineers in the United States
Certificate, George Washington University, 2001.
Major: Project Management
Degree Specialization: Project Management
Dissertation Title: NA
MBA, Southeastern University, 2000.
Major: Business
Degree Specialization: Finance
Dissertation Title: N/A
BS, Texas A&M University, 1997.
Major: Electrical Engineering
Degree Specialization: Control Systems and Telecommunications
Dissertation Title: NA

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ADTA 5340.001, Discovery and Learning with Big Data, Spring 2023 Syllabus
ADTA 5340.501, Discovery and Learning with Big Data, Spring 2023 Syllabus
IPAC 4340.700, Methods for Discovery and Learning from Data, Spring 2023 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ADTA 5340.001, Discovery and Learning with Big Data, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ADTA 5340.501, Discovery and Learning with Big Data, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ADTA 5240A.001, Fundamentals of Data Engineering, Fall 4W2 2022 Syllabus
ADTA 5240.001, Harvesting, Storing and Retrieving Data, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
IPAC 4340.001, Methods for Discovery and Learning from Data, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ADTA 5340.110, Discovery and Learning with Big Data, Summer 8W2 2022 Syllabus SPOT
IPAC 4340.110, Methods for Discovery and Learning from Data, Summer 8W2 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ADTA 5340.001, Discovery and Learning with Big Data, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ADTA 5340.501, Discovery and Learning with Big Data, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
IPAC 4340.001, Methods for Discovery and Learning from Data, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
IPAC 4340.501, Methods for Discovery and Learning from Data, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article
Saavedra, C., Floyd, S., Mohammad, M., Ivester, R. (2022). From PMO to APO: The Transformation of a Project Management Team. PM World Journal. 11(6), 1-17. https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/pmwj118-Jun2022-Saavedra-et-al-from-pmo-to-apo-transformation-of-pm-team.pdf
Floyd, S. (2021). Assessing African American Women Engineers’ Workplace Sentiment within the AI Field. The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion. (5:5), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.33137/ijidi.v5i5.34765
Floyd, S. (2016). Do machines hold a key to business success. PM World Journal. 5(10), 1-10. https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/pmwj51-Oct2016-Floyd-machines-hold-key-to-business-success-second-edition.pdf
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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