Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Professor of Computer & Information Technology


  • Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Technological and Adult Education)
  • M.S.E., Arkansas State University, Jonesboro (Business Education)
  • B.S.E., Arkansas State University, Jonesboro (Business Education)

Teaching Specialties

  • IT Project Management
  • Visual Basic Programming
  • Microcomputer Applications
  • First Year Experience

Research Interests

  • Learning Styles
  • Note taking Skills
  • Learning Transfer


  • Decision Sciences Institute
  • Southeast Decision Sciences Institute
  • Beta Gamma Sigma


Paula has been in the CIT department at ASU for eight years. Prior to that she taught at both the University of Memphis and the University of Central Arkansas in their MIS departments. She has authored several computer applications textbooks, published scholarly articles, and made numerous presentations.