Diane Fisher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education

My research agenda includes topics relating to technology, education, business education, and teacher education.

Fisher, D. J. and Rouse, S. E. (2013). Game-Based Learning and Gamification. In V. Grubb and S. Grubb (Eds.), Recent and Projected Technology Trends Affecting Business Education, In process.

Fisher, D. J., Beedle, J., and Rouse, S. E. (2013). Gamification: A study of business educators’ knowledge of, attitudes toward, and experiences with the gamification of activities in the
classroom. Journal for Research in Business Education, In press.

Fisher, D. J. and Stitt-Gohdes, W. (2013). Using research to increase student achievement. Business Education Forum, In press.

Fisher, D. J. and Rouse, S. E. (2013). Classroom management. In B. McEwen (Ed.), Effective Methods of Teaching Business Education, pp. 86-95. Reston, VA: National Business Education Association.

Fisher, D. J. (2013). An investigation into the attitudes towards and participation in online instruction among higher education business education faculty at NABTE institutions: A Ten Year Comparison. (In process.)

Fisher, D. J. and Hagler, B. (2012). Business teacher education: Preparation and certification, In W. Stitt-Gohdes (Ed.), Trends and Issues in Business Education, pp. 205-217. Reston, VA: National Business Education Association.

Buckhaults, J. C. and Fisher, D. J. (2011). Trends in accounting education: Promoting new methods and decreasing accounting anxiety. Journal of Education for Business, 86(1), pp. 31-35.

Davis , L. and Fisher, D. J. (2011). Integrating a Service-Learning Project into an Administrative Office Management Class: The Nuts and Bolts Description of the Project. Information Technology, Learning, and Performance Journal, 26(1), pp.1-10. Retrieved from http://www.osra.org/itlpj/davisfisheronline2011.pdf.

Davis, L., Fisher, D. J., and Forde, C. (2009). Teaching with technology to decrease writing apprehension and increase writing skills in a business communication course. Business Education Digest, 18, pp.1-12.

Fisher, D. J., Rouse, S. E., and Davis, L. (2007). Reflect on effective teaching, In M. L. Bush (Ed.), Assessment for an Evolving Business Education Curriculum, pp. 28-40. Reston, VA: National Business Education Association.

Fisher, D. J., Davis, L., and Rouse, S. E. (2006) Improvement of instruction utilizing webquests in the business education classroom, Business Education Forum, 61(1), pp. 52-55.

McDonald, M. L., Fisher, D. J., and Davis, L. (2005). Time between instruction and practice in a business communication course, Business Education Digest, XIV, pp. 59-71.

Fisher, D. J. (2004) An investigation into the attitudes towards and participation in online instruction among higher education business education faculty at NABTE institutions, NABTE Review, (31), pp. 36-43.

Davis, L., Riley, M. and Fisher, D. J. (2003). Business students’ perceptions of necessary skills, Business Education Forum, 57(4), pp. 18-21.

McDonald, M. L., Fisher, D. J., and Davis, L. (2002). Time Between Instruction and Practice in a Business Communication Course, AERA Business Education and Information Systems Research 2002 Proceeding, pp. 30-35.

(Editorials)
Fisher, D. J. (2010). Tough economic times. Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, LII(3), pp. 1-2.

Fisher, D. J. (2009). Current trends and issues in business teacher education programs. NABTE Review (36), pp. 7-8.

Fisher, D. J. (2008). The status of business education in today’s technological environment. NABTE Review (35), pp. 7-8.

(Professional Publications)
Fisher, D. J. (2012). National Association of Business Teacher Education Fall 2012 Newsletter, http://nabte.org/publications.html.

Fisher, D. J. (2012). National Association of Business Teacher Education Summer 2012 Newsletter, http://nabte.org/publications.html.

Fisher, D. J. (2011). National Association of Business Teacher Education Fall 2011 Newsletter, http://nabte.org/publications.html.

Fisher, D. J. (2007). Redesign education: A snapshot of ICT I. Mississippi Business Education Newsletter.

Policies Commission for Business and Economic Education. 2010-2011, Statement No. 89, This We Believe About Ethics in a Virtual Environment.

Policies Commission for Business and Economic Education. 2009-2010, Statement No. 86, This We Believe About Generativity in Business Education.