Loreen Powell, associate professor of ITM

Loreen Powell, associate professor of ITM


Loreen Powell

Department of Business Education and Information and Technology Management
Sutliff 314 | Office Hours
570-389-4752 | lpowell@bloomu.edu

Information and Technology Management — details on majors, minors, concentrations, as well as links to graduate study programs available.

Research and Scholarship

Journal Articles

  • Force, C. & Powell, L. (2015-Accepted – Awaiting Publication). A Comprehensive Graphical Programming Based Application Matrix: Help with Selecting the Best Educational Programming Tool. The Business Education Forum. Acceptance Rate: 30%
  • Brazon, B., Powell, L., & Abdula, C. (2015). Project Management: Failure to See Outside the Box in a Community Service Learning Project. World Journal of Social Sciences, 5(2), 153-162. Acceptance Rate: 20%
  • Powell, L. & Wimmer, H. (2015). Evaluating the Effectiveness of Self-Created Student Screencasts as a Tool to Increase Student Learning Outcomes in a Hands-On Computer Programming Course. Information Systems Education Journal, 13(5), 106-11. Acceptance Rate: 40%
  • Favia, M. & Powell, L. (2015). Online Salesforce and Online Dating: Making a Connection. World Journal of Social Sciences. 5(2), 64-80. Acceptance Rate: 20%
  • Wimmer, H. & Powell, L. (2014). A Comparison of the Effects of K-Anonymity on Machine Learning Algorithms. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), 5(11). Acceptance Rate: 30%
  • Powell, L., O'Connor, M., & Gehris, D. (2013). Using Twitter to Enhance Student Performance of Content Knowledge in a Business Education Course: An Exploratory Study. Business Teacher Education Journal, 39(1), 39-42. Acceptance Rate: 33%
  • Brewer, B., Kotch, M., LaMacchia, C., Olivo, J., & Powell, L. (2012). Goodiebox: A Business Interrelationship Case Study. Business Education Forum, 67(1), 21-24. Acceptance Rate: 30%
  • Powell, L. (2010). Website Accessibility: Why Is It Not Taught In the Business Curriculum? Canadian Journal on Data, Information & Knowledge Engineering, 1(1), 13-20.
  • Powell, L. & Chimi, C. (2008). What Will Make Primary Educators Use LORs: A Better Interface or More Time? The Journal of Education & Human Development, 2(1), 1-8. Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Cameron, B. & Powell, L. (2006). Gender Differences among IT Professionals in Dealing with Change and Skill Set Maintenance. Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge and Management, 2006(1) 151-157. Acceptance Rate: 15%
  • Butcher-Powell, L.M. (2006). Better Securing an Infrastructure for Telework. Journal of Cases on Information Technology, 8(4), 71-86. Acceptance Rate: 15%
  • Loreen M. Butcher-Powell, & Barbara Brazon (2003). Student Centered Discussion. Journal of Computing Science in Colleges, 18(3), 235-239.

Grants Received

Title of Funded Grant: Disaster Recovery Assessment of Small Businesses
Funded by: Susquehanna Economic Development Association Council of Governments’ (SEDA-COG) Information Technology Group (ITG), Promoting
Technology Adoption for Progress Phase III

Title of Funded Grant: Informal IT Communities of Practices for Small Businesses
Funded by: Susquehanna Economic Development Association Council of Government (SEDA-COG) Information Technology Group (ITG), Promoting Technology Adoption for Progress Phase II

Title of Funded Grant: Creating Learning Object Repositories
Funded by: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Research and Development

Title of Funded Grant: Technology Assessment of Small Businesses
Funded by: Susquehanna Economic Development Association Council of Government (SEDA-COG) Information Technology Group (ITG), Promoting Technology Adoption for Progress Phase I

Title of Funded Grant: Tech TV
Funded by: Teaching Academy Grant, Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton, PA

Professional Involvement

  • Associate Editor for the International Journal of E-Adoption, (2015-Present)
  • Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Work Innovation, (Formally called Journal of E-Working) 2007 - Present
  • Co-Conference Chair for Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology (NABET), State College, Pennsylvania, 2013 - 2017
  • Board Member for Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology (NABET), State College, Pennsylvania, 2013 - Present
  • Director of Information and Technology for The Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America Conference (BAASANA), 2013 - Present
  • Board Member for The Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America Conference (BAASANA), 2013 - Present