Dr. Irma Hunt
Information Technology for Business Education
Office: Grove Hall 207
Assistant Professor of Information Technology for Business Education (ITBE)
Doctor of Education, (Ed.D) Penn State University
Master of Business Administration, (MBA), Specialization: Management of Global IT,
The American University, Washington, DC
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of Texas at Austin
Research and Teaching Areas
We live in a truly global environment. Today’s business is global. My teaching focus is to provide students with a solid foundation of all areas of the business discipline. I provide knowledge on Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Operations Management and Quality, Supply-Chain Management, Human Resources, Management Information Systems and Information Technology for Business Education.
As I supervise student teachers, I hope to instill in them and their students: development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills, excellence in achieving individual goals; organization and success, and making the maximum contribution possible to our global community.
Other Areas of interest: Innovative Pedagogy, Experiential Learning, Collaborative Learning, Moving Courses to an Online Environment, Changing Student Needs, Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Real Estate, Retirement and Financial Planning.
Teaching (classes taught) – Methods of Teaching Business Education II
Methods of Teaching Business Education I
Foundations of Business Administration
Business Information Processing
Supervision of Student Teachers in Business Administration
PA Certified Teacher in the areas of Computer Science, Technology and Business
(3 years teaching K-12)
Recent Publications and Presentations
Hunt, I. (2012). Older Adult Learners in Retirement. Adult Education Research Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York.
Hunt, I. (2012). Visual Arts and Older Adult Learners in Retirement. Penn State Student Symposium, State College, Pennsylvania.
Hunt, I. (2011). Women and Financial Planning. American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Clearwater, Florida.
Hunt, I. (2011). Retirement and Adult Learners. 6th Annual Adult Education Doctoral Research Forum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Honors and Awards
Recipient for the 2012 Harry R. Frehn Faculty Fellowship Award Shippensburg University, College of Business.
Inducted into the Pi Omega Pi, Beta Lambda Chapter. National Business Teacher Honor Society, 2011.