Jamie S. Switzer

Jamie S. SwitzerVITA Dr. Jamie S. Switzer is an associate professor in the Department of Journalism and Technical Communication at Colorado State University (CSU). She received her doctorate in Educational Technology from Pepperdine University, and also holds degrees in Technical Communication from Colorado State University and Radio/TV/Film from Texas Christian University. She has over 26 years of experience in new media technologies. Dr. Switzer conducts research on computer-mediated communication, new media technologies, virtual environments, and online mentoring. She has published in the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research; The Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices; Mass Communication & Society; the Journal of Media Education; Feedback; Computers & Education; Teaching and Learning with Technology: Beyond Constructivism; The Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, Teaching, Technologies, and Applications; Interactive Educational Multimedia; Innovative Higher Education; THE Journal; the Journal of Educational Technology Systems, The Internet Encyclopedia; The Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking; The Encyclopedia of E-Collaboration; E-Collaboration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications; and The Handbook of Research in Computer-Mediated Communication. Dr. Switzer is the founder and director of the Online Mentoring Program in the journalism department at CSU. She also founded the Center for Innovation in Learning Technologies in the CSU College of Business.


Effectively Communicating With Group Decision Support Systems Using Information Theory
Jamie S. Switzer, Ralph V. Switzer. © 2019. 13 pages.
This chapter describes the results from a case study using information theory to examine the effectiveness of communicating using group decision support system (GDSS) technology....
Virtual Teams: Profiles of Successful Leaders
Jamie S. Switzer, Ralph V. Switzer. © 2016. 24 pages.
As the use of virtual teams becomes increasingly more common in all types of organizations, those involved must have the knowledge to operate efficiently and collaboratively and...
E-Collaboration Using Group Decision Support Systems in Virtual Meetings
Jamie S. Switzer, Jackie L. Hartman. © 2010. 7 pages.
When e-collaborating, there is often a need to bring everyone involved together for a meeting. With potential meeting participants often widely dispersed geographically, the...