Irma   S.  Jones

Professor  

Office: BMAIN 1.320
Phone: (956) 882-7125
Email: irma.jones@utrgv.edu
Website: http://www.utb.edu/vpaa/coe/Pages/IrmaJones.aspx

Dr. Irma S. Jones

As a native of Brownsville, after receiving my degrees I returned to try to give back to my community the motivation and knowledge that was given to me by the wonderful faculty I had in our public schools.





Selected Publications


  • Irma Jones and Dianna Blankenship. "Learning Style Preferences in the Online Classroom," Ponte Vedra Beach, FL: Research in Higher Education Journal 33, (June 2017): 9.

  • Irma Jones and Dianna Blankenship. "Student Perceptions of Online Courses," Academic and Business Research Institute: Research in Higher Education Journal 32, (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017).

  • Irma Jones, Hsuying Ward, and Maria Rivas. "Faculty Mentoring through the Lenses of Different Roles. ," Albuquerque, New Mexico: UNM Mentoring Conference 2015, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2015.

  • Olivia Rivas and Irma Jones. "Investing in yourself: One university's leadership models," Ponte Vedra Beach, FL: Research in Higher Education Journal 27, (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2015).

  • Irma Jones, Maria Rivas, and Hsuying Ward. "Lessons learned from a university mentoring program," Albuquerque, NM: NewPerspectives in Mentoring: A quest for Leadership Excellence & Innovation (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2015).

  • Maria Rivas and Irma Jones. "A case study: Accreditation process reviewed through the lens of organization change models and the five stages of grief.," Martin, TN: Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education 10, no. 1 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2014).

  • Irma Jones, Dianna Blankenship, and M. Juarez. "A study of juror information on the websites of 61 predominately Hispanic Texas counties," Jacksonville, FL: Journal of Criminal Justice and Legal Issues 2, (September 2014).

  • Irma Jones and Dianna Blankenship. "What do you mean you never got any feedback?," Ohio University Press: Research in Higher Education Journal 24, (June 2014).

  • E Rees, G Kirov, A Sanders, J Walters, K Chambert, J Shi, J Szatkiewicz, C O'Dushlaine, A Richards, E Green, Irma Jones, G Davies, S Legge, J Moran, C Pato, M Pato, G Genovese, D Levinson, J Duan, W Moy, Harald Goring, D Morris, P Cormican, K Kendler, F O'Neill, B Riley, M Gill, A Corvin, N Craddock, P Sklar, C Hultman, Pamela Sullivan, P Gejman, S McCarroll, M O'Donovan, and M Owen. "Evidence that duplications of 22q11.2 protect against schizophrenia.," Molecular psychiatry 19, no. 1 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2014): 37-40.

  • Irma Jones, Dianna Blankenship, and Irma Jones. "Am I cheating? An analysis of online students' perception of their behaviors and attitudes," New York, NY: Psychology Research David Publishing 3, no. 5 (May 2013): 262-269.



Selected Presentations


  • Irma Jones and Dianna Blankenship. "Learning Styles, Online Teaching Strategy, Gender and academic Achievement of Hispanic Students in Higher Education," Academic and Business Research Institute International Conference, AABRI, San Antonio, TX (March 2018)

  • Irma Jones and Dianna Blankenship. "Learning Styles of Hispanic Students," Association of Business and Behavioral Sciences 25th Anniversary Conference, ASBBS, Las Vegas, NV (March 2018)

  • Irma Jones and Dianna Blankenship. "Field Dependent/Field Independent Learning Styles of Online Hispanic Students," American Society of Business and Behavioral Science 25th Annual Conference, ASBBS, Las Vegas, NV (April 2017)

  • Irma Jones and Dianna Blankenship. "Online or Face to Face?," International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education, ICLAHE, Nashville, TX (May 2016)

  • Irma Jones and Dianna Blankenship. "Comparing Learning Preferences and the Online Classroom Experience for Students at a Southern Predominately Hispanic University," American Society of Business and Behavioral Science 24th Annual Conference, ASBBS, Las Vegas, NV (February 2016)

  • Irma Jones, Hsuying Ward, and Olivia Rivas. "Mentoring through the Lenses of Different Roles. ," UNM Mentoring Conference, UNM Mentor Institute, Albuquerque, NM (October 2015)

  • Irma Jones. "Investing in Yourself: One University's Leadership Models," International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education, Nashville, TN (May 2014)

  • Irma Jones and Dianna Blankenship. "What do you mean you never got any feedback?," American Society of business and Behavioral Sciences, ASBBS, Las Vegas, NV (February 2014)

  • Maria Rivas and Irma Jones. "A case study: Accreditation process reviewed through the lens of organizatonal change models and the five stages of grief," International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education, Nashville, TN (May 2013)

  • Maria Rivas and Irma Jones. "Investing in Yourself: One University's Leadership Models," International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education, Nashville, TN (May 2013)

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