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Charles S. (Steve) Knode

6001 S. Kings Highway, Unit 69, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29575

(843) 503-3982

sknode@gmail.com

http://www.steveknode.com

EDUCATION

       Ph.D., Operations Management, Syracuse University                                                                    1978

       M.S., Industrial Management, University of North Dakota                                                           1970

       B.S., Mathematics, Duke University                                                                                                  1966

               
MILITARY EDUCATION

          Diploma, Air War College                                                                                                                      1983

      Diploma, Air Command and Staff College                                                                                           1978

      Diploma, Squadron Officers School                                                                                                      1975

  EXPERIENCE

         Collegiate Professor, University of Maryland University College                                2006 - current

  • Program Director, Chief Information Officer Certificate Program
  • Collegiate Faculty
  • Developed new courses and taught courses in EMBA, CIO, and MBA program                                                                                   
  • Develop and deliver Leadership Residency for EMBA program

      Professor, Marymount University                                                                                              1985 - 2006
  • School of Business Administration              
  • Developed new courses in decision-making, computer applications, artificial intelligence

      Professor, National Defense University                                                                                   1986 - 2003
  • Information Resources Management College
  • Developed and taught courses in Artificial Intelligence, Decision-Making, Virtual Reality
  • Developed state-of-the-art Group Decision Room
  • Built Virtual Reality laboratory

        Lt. Col, United States Air Force                                                                                                   1966 - 1986 
  • Served as analyst, combat crewmember, Pentagon planner
  • Retired, July 31, 1986


HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Drazek Award winner, 2007
  • UMUC Board of Regents 2011 Faculty Award - Teaching


PUBLISHED JOURNAL ARTICLES and BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. W. (2011). From self-service to room service: Changing the way we search, sift, and synthesize information. In J. Liebowitz & M. S. Frank (Eds.), Knowledge management and e-learning (pp. 125-139). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
  • Knode, C.S., Kasprzak, J., & Knode, J. (2003, Spring). The Art of Writing a Research Paper - With an Intelligent Agent at Your Side. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, 11(1), 103-107.
  • Knode, C.S., & Swanson, L. (1978).  A Stochastic Model for Bidding, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 29, 951–957.

KEYNOTES and INVITED PRESENTATIONS

  • Knode, C.S.,  New Technologies for Teaching. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Technology Working Group Summit ConferenceWashington, DC, December, 2008. [Featured Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S.,  Emerging Web 2.0 Technologies.  Federal CIO IT Summit ConferenceWashington, DC, October, 2008. [Invited Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S.,  The Virtual Leader Simulation.  Training World 2.0 ConferenceWashington, DC, July, 2008. [Invited Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S.,  Emerging and Innovative Learning Environments. Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) ConferenceMyrtle Beach, SC, June, 2008[Keynote Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S.,  & Knode, J. Applications of Intelligent Agents in Higher Education. 18th International Conference on Teaching and Learning. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, April, 2007. [Invited Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Providing Assistants to Educators with Intelligent Agents. 17th International Conference on Teaching and Learning. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, April, 2006[Invited Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S.,  & Knode, J. Emerging Technologies. General Accounting Office (GAO, USA Congress). Washington,   DC, November, 2003. [Invited Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Intelligent Agents for Learner Relationship Management. South Carolina Association for Higher Education Conference. Charleston, SC, November, 2003. [Invited Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S.,  & Knode, J. Using Intelligent Agents as Virtual Tutors. 10th Congress of Health Professions Educators. Washington, DC, June, 2003[Invited Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. (2003) Emerging Technology and Intelligent Agents. Faculty and Staff Development Conference at the University of WisconsinMadison, WI, March, 2003. [Invited Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S.,  & Knode, J. Intelligent Agents for Educators. South Carolina Association for Higher Continuing Education Conference. Charleston, SC, October, 2002. [Invited Speaker]
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Intelligent Agents and Continuing Higher Education. South Carolina Association for Higher Continuing Education Conference. Charleston, SC, October, 2001. [Invited Speaker] 


OTHER PRESENTATIONS
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Simulations and Teaching Leadership. Association of Small Computers in Education (ASCUE) Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, June, 2011.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Simulations and Teaching Leadership. 12th Annual Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, April 12-14, 2010.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Teaching Leadership with Simulations. SLOAN-C International Conference on Online Learning. Orlando, FL, October, 2009.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Unleashing the Power of Social Networks in Education. North Carolina Educational Technology Conference. Greensboro, NC, December, 2008.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Simulation and Teaching Leadership. SALT New Learning Technology Conference. Orlando, FL, February, 2008.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Intelligent Agents Providing Automated Student Assistance. Educause Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. Baltimore, MD, January, 2007.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J.  Using Intelligent Agents in Education. Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. Orlando, FL, November, 2006.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Providing Assistants to Educators with Intelligent Agents. 17th International Conference on Teaching and Learning. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, April, 2006.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Intelligent Agent Assistants. Educause National Conference. Orlando, FL, October, 2005.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Automated Assistance to Educators with Intelligent Agents. Educause Southeast Regional Conference. Atlanta, GA, June, 2005.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Intelligent Agents for Learner Relationship Management. Educause Mid-Atlantic Regional   Conference. Baltimore, MD, January, 2005.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Intelligent Tutor Agents: Providing Assistance to Educators. E-Learn World Conference on E-Learning. Washington, DC, November, 2004.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J.  Using Intelligent Agents to Provide Assistance to Students. SITE (Society for Information   Technology in Education). Orlando, FL, March, 2004.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Developing and Deploying Intelligent Agents in Education. Educause Mid-Atlantic Conference. Baltimore, MD, January, 2004.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J.  Using Intelligent Agents and Instant Messaging: An Application. Conference on Emerging Issues in Business and Technology. Myrtle Beach, SC, October, 2003.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Using Intelligent Agents with Instant Messaging. Association of Small Computers in Education (ASCUE) Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, June, 2003.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Next Generation Tools for Web-Enabled Applications. Web-Enabled Government Conference. Washington, DC, February, 2003.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Using Intelligent Agent Avatars in PowerPoint. Computers on Campus National Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, November, 2002.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. The Art of Writing Research Papers with an Intelligent Agent at Your Side. Conference on Emerging Issues in Business and Technology. Myrtle Beach, SC, October, 2002.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Collaborative Learning in Virtual Reality Environments. Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, June, 2002.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J.  Intelligent Agents for Learner Relationship Management. Computers on Campus National Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, November, 2001.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J.  Intelligent Agents for Customer Relationship Management. Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, June, 2001.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J.  Using and Developing Intelligent Agent Tutors. Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference. Orlando, FL, March, 2001.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Using Intelligent Agents for Data Collection. Stop Surfing and Start Teaching National Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2001.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Applying Intelligent Agents in the Classroom. Computers on Campus National Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, November, 2000.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Intelligent Agents for Educators and Trainers. Conference on Emerging Issues in Business and Technology. Myrtle Beach, SC, November, 2000.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Using Intelligent Agent Tutors. Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, June, 2000.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Intelligent Agent Tutors and the Internet. Stop Surfing and Start Teaching National Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, February, 2000.
  • Knode, C.S., & Knode, J. Intelligent Agent Tutors in the Classroom. Computers on Campus National Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC, November, 1999.
  • Knode, C.S. Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process to Develop Scoring Functions for Genetic Algorithms. National INFORMS Conference. Washington, DC, May, 1996.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

  • SimuLearn Certified Leadership Mentor Program; Level 2 Certification


ASSOCIATIONS

  • Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE)
  • American Association of Individual Investors (AAII
  • Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

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