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Thomas Trice

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Associate Professor of Business

(573) 592-4272

Burton Building
Room: 210



Education

  • DMGT, Management, Webster University, 2013
  • MA, Human Resources Development, Webster University, 2005
  • BS, Administration of Justice, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, 1992

Teaching Philosophy:

  • "As a Professor with more than ten years of teaching experience in higher education, I have developed a strong philosophical teaching pedagogy that incorporates several teaching philosophies. This statement of teaching philosophy will not incorporate all the practices I incorporate in my pedagogy, it will however, outline my core philosophies as well as provide examples to support them. First, I believe in total transparency relative to what students can expect from me as well as outlining my expectations of students for each course. Secondly, I believe in creating a classroom learning environment (whether on ground or online) that fosters trust and safety for students to ask questions, while empowering them to challenge one another with evidence-based facts and add to their peers learning. Third, I believe it is extremely important to link the course curriculum and textbook to the real-world examples. Finally, I believe in designing course assignments/assessments that are meaningful and challenge students to critically think, as well as utilize their own innovative ideas to problem solve."

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Leadership
  • Ethics
  • Organizational Change
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Effects of Sociological and Psychological Factors
  • Social Cognitive Theory

Courses Currently Teaching:

  • BUS335 Business Law
  • BUS552 Business Strategies
  • LDR350 Change Leadership
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