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Carl Nelson Blue

Associate Professor


Office: 200 K Godfrey
Phone: 8646563447
Email: CNBLUE@clemson.edu
Personal Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carl-blue-clemson/

 


 Educational Background

  • EdD Technology Education - Curriculum Development
    North Carolina State University 2006
  • MA Industrial Technology - Technical Communications
    Appalachian State University 2001
  • BS Communications - Graphic Design
    Appalachian State University 1985

Courses Taught

  • Fall 2019: Shadowing - GC1041, GC2070/2071, GC3400, teaching GC2071
  • Spring 2020: GC2070/2071
  • Fall 2020: GC2071, GC1021 (two sections), Shadowing GC3401

Profile

CONSULTING EXPERIENCE: SCORE, Piedmont SCORE Chapter, Greenville, SC. (December 2019 – present). SCORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Small business consultant-mentor. (Unpaid) US Peace Corps, Washington, DC., Honduras and Uruguay (February 1989 – May 1992), Consulted in vocational education, small business and product development, marketing, and tourism. (Stipend)

Research Interests

  • Visualization and Interactivity "Gamification" – Developing and Utilizing Gaming and Interactive multimedia to assess visualization and problem-solving skills.
  • STEM Workforce Development with Non-traditional Student Populations for Retention and Degree Completion
  • Data Security Awareness in Variable Data and Direct Mail Printing Industry
  • Curriculum Development Research in Communication Technology Lecture and Labs
  • Product Development In Graphic Technologies
  • Industry and Business Outreach

Research Publications

  • Refereed Journal Publications
  • Under review (2020)
  • Prior to Clemson
  • Blue, Mupinga, Clark, Deluca, and Kelly. “Multiculturalism in the classroom.” Technology and Engineering Teacher. Volume 77. Issue 7, pg25. (April 2018).
  • Blue, C. “Developing the 21st Century Workforce and Customer Service in the Digital Age: The Millennial Movement.” White Paper, ATMAE – The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering – Topic: Developing the 21st Century Workforce. (, 2013).
  • Conference Proceedings (Reviewed)
  • Blue, C. “Developing an Eye-Tracking Research Model for Web Development Curriculum as a Guide to Improve User’s Experience.” ATMAE Conference - Fueling the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Charlotte, NC. (November 6-8, 2019).
  • Prior to Clemson
  • Blue, C. “University of Southern Maine STEM Scholars Program” NSF Award # 1153281, Final Year.” ASEE – American Society for Engineering Education, National Conference, Columbus, OH - NSF Poster Session. (2017).
  • Blue, C. “STEM Scholars Program at the University of Southern Main, NSF Award #1153281.” ASEE – American Society for Engineering Education, National Conference. Seattle, Washington - NSF Poster Session. (2015).
  • Blue, C. and Marshall, J. “Pedagogy, including differentiated instruction that enables student learning.” American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in Indianapolis, Indiana, for the 121st Annual Conference & Exposition. (June 15 - 18, 2014).
  • Blue, C. “Evaluating A Human-User Gaming Interface that Employs Interactivity to Assess Visualization compared to more Conventional Forms of Visualization Assessment.” ICERI, 6th International Conference on Education, Research, and Innovation. Seville, Spain. ISBN: 978-84-616-3847-5 (2013).
  • Blue, C. “Developing an Interactive Spatial Visualization Gaming Instrument (SVGI) for Exploring Assessment Retention and Scoring Improvements Utilizing the Purdue Spatial Visualization Test of Rotations.” ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division - 67th Midyear Conference. (November 18-20, 2012).
  • Blue, C. and Wilson, G. “Building Student-Centered Relationships Between the University of Southern Maine’s Information, Innovation and Business, And Industry Information Technologies Sectors.” Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). Detroit (2011).
  • Blue, C. “Do Students with Discernible Visualization Skills Achieve Higher Grades? Analysis of Students’ Scores on The Purdue Visualization Test and Their Final Grades in an Introductory Vector Graphics Course.” International Conference on Education, Research, and Innovation ICERI. Madrid, Spain ISBN: 978-84-615-5562-8; ISBN: 978-84-615-5563-5. (, 2011).
  • Blue, C. “Tec-Mix123: Curriculum Developed Using A Multiple-integration Of Cross-Studies Approach for Technological Literacy Through Student-Centered Analysis of An Artifact's Human Interface and Social Impact.” International Technology, Education, and Development Conference. Valencia, SPAIN. ISBN: 978-84-613-5536-5. (March 8th-10th, 2010).
  • Blue, C. “The 21st Century Student: Evaluating New Technology Education Curriculum and Students’ Access to Communication Technologies Outside Classroom; Analysis on Student Content Knowledge at Pretest Level.” International Technology, Education, and Development Conference. Valencia, SPAIN. ISBN: 978-84-613-5538-9. (March 8th-10th, 2010).
  • Blue, C. “Interface Color Preferences and Human User.” IADIS Multi-Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems. Algarve, Portugal. ISBN: 978-972-8924-85-0 (2009).
  • Conference Proceedings (Unreviewed)
  • Blue, Bridges, and Jones. “Strategies for the Integration of Tablets in a Graphic Communications Classroom.” GCEA Annual Summer Conference, Virtual due to Covid19. (July 2020)
  • Blue, and Weiss. “Cyber Security Awareness in Printing Industries: Variable Data and Direct Mail Enterprises.” TAGA, Technical Association of the Graphic Arts, 72nd Annual Technical Conference, Oklahoma City, OK (March 2020). Due to COVID19, the conference moved to a virtual event.
  • Prior to Clemson
  • Blue, C. “Gamification and Engagement Strategies for Student Learning and Instruction.” ITEEA Conference – International Technology and Engineering Educators Association. Kansas City, MS (March 2019).
  • Blue, and Weiss. “Cyber Security Awareness in the Variable Data and Direct Mail Printing Industries and the Consequences of Data Breaches.” ATMAE Conference – The Future Starts Here, Kansas City, MS, (November 2018).
  • Blue, C. “Gamification Strategies in Graphic Communications.” ATMAE Conference – Constructing a Future for Tomorrow, Cincinnati, OH. (November 2017).
  • Blue, and Weiss. “Generation Z - Best practices and strategies from academic professionals and resources for engaging and advising for the next generation of students.” ATMAE Conference – Entering the Future Workforce. Orlando (November 2016).
  • Blue, C. “Color Science – Science Exploration of Color - Graphics Division.” ATMAE Conference – Entering the Future Workforce. Orlando (November 2016).
  • Blue, and Weiss. “Methodologies for Teachers to Use Video and Multimedia Technologies to Flip Their Graphic Communications Classrooms.” ATMAE Conference –Developing the Future Workforce, New Orleans, (November 2013).
  • Blue, C. “Teaching Innovations: STEM Scholars Bridge - Immersion Program for Increased Student Retentions, Internship and Career Exploration at University of Southern Maine.” ATMAE Conference –Developing the Future Workforce, New Orleans, (November 2013).
  • Blue, C. “Analysis of Students’ Scores on the Purdue Visualization Rotations Test and their Final Grades in an Introductory Vector Graphics Course.” ATMAE – Conference, Strengthening Our Connections.” Nashville, TN (November 2012).
  • Blue, C. “Producing 21st Century Entrepreneurs for a Global Economy: Developing Flexible Curriculum Practices that Promote Innovation in the Classroom.” ATMAE – Conference, Strengthening Our Connections.” Nashville, TN (November 2012).
  • Blue, C. “Developing Flexible Pedagogical Strategies and Best Practices for Teaching Teambuilding and Facilitation Online within Technology Management.” ATMAE – Conference, Strengthening Our Connections.” Nashville, TN (November 2012).
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