Robert Mills

Professor

Department(s):
  • Data Analytics and Information Systems

Robert Mills

Education

Ph.D., Instructional Technology, Utah State University, 2000
MS, Business Information Systems, Utah State University, 1997
BS, Accounting, Brigham Young University--Hawaii, 1994 Minor: Management

Interactions

Research Area(s):

Business information systems.

Awards

Faculty Service Award - 2019
Teacher of the Year - 2008
Teacher of the Year - 2005

Biography

Robert J. Mills is a Professor of Data Analytics & Information Systems in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. His research interests include computer-based learning environments, knowledge transfer, and MIS education. Bob Mills has consulted on technology-based training projects for a variety of organizations including Silicon Graphics International (SGI), EnergySolutions Arena / Utah Jazz, International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE), and IBM. In addition, Mills designs and develops MIS and database textbook supplements (Pearson Publishing).

Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Harris, M.E, Mills, R.J, Fawson, C., Johnson, J.J, (2018). Examining the Impact of Training in the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 58:3, 221-233.
  • Mills, R.J, Johnson, J., Beaulieu, T., (2017). Using SQL as a Theory of Planned Behavior Moderator to Examine Curriculum-Oriented and Promotional IS Enrollment Strategies. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 57:4, 299-308.
  • Mills, R.J, Chudoba, K., Olsen, D., (2016). IS Programs responding to industry demands for data scientists: A comparison between 2011-2016. Journal of Information Systems Education, 27:2, 131-140.
  • Mills, R.J, Dupin-Bryant, P., Johnson, J., Beaulieu, T., (2016). Examining learning styles and perceived benefits of analogical problem construction on SQL knowledge acquisition. Journal of Information Systems Education, 26:3, 203-218.
  • Forsgren, N., Durcikova, A., Mills, R.J, (2016). Examining System Administrators’ Verification Information to Enhance IT Training Design. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 56:4, 288-294.
  • Mills, R.J, Dupin-Bryant, P., Olsen, D., (2015). Designing SQL database modules using correlation coefficients and linear regression: A content-centered approach. Performance Improvement Journal, 54:6, 20-31.
  • Bartkus, K., Mills, R.J, Olsen, D., (2015). Clarifications on the Design of Customer Comment Cards: Question Type, Question Wording, and Writing Space. Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management, 24:2, 216-228.
  • Forsgren, N., Mills, R.J, Durcikova, A., Examining the Need for Verification Information to Enhance Sysadmin Knowledge Acquisition. Journal of Computer Information Systems (JCIS)
  • Bell, C.C, Mills, R.J, Fadel, K., (2013). An Analysis of Undergraduate Information Systems Curricula: Adoption of the IS 2010 Curriculum Guidelines. Communications of the AIS, 32:2, 73-94.
  • Mills, R.J, Forsgren, N., Fadel, K., Bell, C.C, (2012). Examining IS Curriculum Profiles and the IS 2010 Model Curriculum Guidelines in AACSB-Accredited Schools. Journal of Information Systems Education, 23:4, 417-428.
  • Mills, R.J, Fadel, K., (2012). E-Learning as a Career Path in Information Systems Curricula: A Blue Ocean Opportunity. American Journal of Business Education, 5:2, 103-113.
  • Bartkus, K., Olsen, D., Mills, R.J, Hills, S.B, (2010). Collaborative Research in Business Schools: Benefits from the Research Group Model. Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly(CURQ) on the Web, 31:1, 5-8.
  • Bartkus, K., Mills, R.J, Olsen, D., (2010). Fostering Undergraduate Research Experiences in Management Information Systems through the “Research Group" Framework” . American Journal of Business Education, 93:6, 97-102.
  • Mills, R.J, Olsen, D., Powell, M., (2009). Examining intervening variables of the EC Consumer Behavior Model: The PowerSellerTM and Phenomenon Search Products. Review of Business Information Systems, 13:4, 45-50.
  • Mills, R.J, Hauser, K., Pratt, J., (2008). A Comprehensive Two-Level Framework for Information Systems Curriculum Design, Assessment and Improvement. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 48:4, 1-14.
  • Marshall, B., Mills, R.J, Olsen, D., (2008). The Role of End-User Training in Technology Acceptance. Review of Business Information Systems, 12:2, 1-8.
  • Hauser, K., Pratt, J., Mills, R.J, (2007). Real-World Systems Analysis and Design: A "Bug Hunt" Exercise . International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 4:6, 571-586.
  • Mills, R.J, Lawless, K.A, Pratt, J., (2006). Training groups of end users: Examining group performance in a computer-based learning environment. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 46:3, 104-109.
  • Mills, R.J, Paper, D., (2004). The Expert's Opinion: Dean Garlick, Director of Professional Services for North America, Silicon Graphics International (SGI). Information Resource Management Journal, 17:2, 63-65.
  • Pratt, J., Mills, R.J, Kim, Y., (2004). The Effects of Navigational Orientation and User Experience on User Task Efficiency and Frustration Levels.. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 43:4, 93-100.
  • Mills, R.J, (2004). Using a Computer-Tracking System as an Unobtrusive Software Data Collection Technique. International Journal of Instructional Media, 3:31, 273-281.
  • Lawless, K.A, Brown, S., Mills, R.J, Mayall, H., (2003). Knowledge, Interest, Recall and Navigation: A Look at Hypertext. Journal of Literacy Research, 25:3, 911-934.
  • Lawless, K., Mills, R.J, Brown, S., (2002). Children's Hypertext Navigation Strategies. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 34:3, 274-284.
  • Mills, R.J, Lawless, K., Paper, D., Kulikowich, J., (2002). Hypertext Navigation: An Intrinsic Component of the Corporate Intranet. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 42:3, 44-50.
  • Yatsenko, O., Mills, R.J, Johnson, J., (2002). The Golden Rules of Interface Design: Is Anyone Listening?. Issues in Information Systems, 3:1, 680-686.
  • Rodger, J., Mills, R.J, Paper, D., (2001). Mobile e-Medicine: Reengineering, Telemedicine and the Art of War. . Journal of Information Technology Cases and Applications, 3:3, 35-56.
  • Mills, R.J, Paper, D., Rodger, J., (2001). Modeling a Successful E-Business Using Essential Principles from Netscape. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 12:1, 52-61.
  • Olsen, D., Mills, R.J, (2001). Modeling Accounting Processes Using UML: The Drifters Example. Review of Business Information Systems, 5:2, 1-12.
  • Mills, R.J, Peterson, C.J, (2001). Monetary Transactions in e-Commerce Using Smart Cards. Issues In Information Systems, 2:1, 296-301.
  • Merrill, M., Pratt, J., Lacy, M., Drake, L., I., Mills, R.J, (1996). Reclaiming Instructional Design. Educational Technology, 36:5, 5-7.

Professional Journal

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Teaching

    MIS 4330 - Advanced Database and Database Analytics, Fall 2020
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2020
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2020
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2019
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2019
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2019
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2019
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2018
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2018
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2018
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2018
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2017
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2017
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2017
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2017
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2017
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2017
    MIS 4330 - Database Implementation, Spring 2017
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2017
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2017
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2017
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Spring 2017
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Spring 2017
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Spring 2017
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Spring 2017
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2016
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2016
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2016
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2016
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2016
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2016
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2016
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2016
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2016
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Spring 2016
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2015
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2015
    MIS 4330 - Database Implementation, Summer 2015
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2015
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2015
    MIS 4350 - Introduction to Performance Improvement Projects, Spring 2015
    MIS 4330 - Database Implementation, Fall 2014
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2014
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2014
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2014
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2014
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2014
    MIS 4330 - Database Implementation, Spring 2014
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2014
    MIS 4350 - Introduction to Performance Improvement Projects, Spring 2014
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Spring 2014
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2013
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2013
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2013
    MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems, Summer 2013
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Spring 2013
    MIS 4350 - Introduction to Performance Improvement Projects, Spring 2013
    MIS 3330 - Database Management, Fall 2012
    MIS 6350 - Introduction to Performance Improvement Projects, Fall 2012
    MIS 4350 - Introduction to Performance Improvement Projects, Spring 2012
    MIS 6350 - Introduction to Performance Improvement Projects, Fall 2011
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TO PERF IMPROVEMENT PROJ, Spring 2011
    MIS 6350 - INTRO TO PERF IMPROVEMENT PROJ, Fall 2010
    OSS 1400 - MICROCOMPUTER APPLIC, Fall 2010
    OSS 1400 - MICROCOMPUTER APPLIC, Fall 2010
    OSS 1400 - MICROCOMPUTER APPLIC, Spring 2010
    MIS 6350 - INTRO TO PERF IMPROVEMENT PROJ, Fall 2009
    MIS 3500 - , Spring 2009
    MIS 5700 - INTERNET & ECOMMERCE (DSS), Spring 2009
    MIS 3500 - INTRO BUS APP PROG, Spring 2009
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Spring 2009
    OSS 1400 - MICROCOMPUTER APPLIC, Spring 2009
    MIS 2100 - PRINCIPLES OF MIS, Spring 2009
    MIS 6500 - SYSTEM DEV SEM, Spring 2009
    MIS 5700 - INTERNET & ECOMMERCE (DSS), Fall 2008
    MIS 3500 - INTRO BUS APP PROG, Fall 2008
    MIS 6350 - MNG PRFM IMPRV PROJ, Fall 2008
    MIS 2100 - PRINCIPLES OF MIS, Fall 2008
    MIS 5700 - INTERNET & ECOMMERCE (DSS), Summer 2008
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Summer 2008
    MIS 2100 - PRINCIPLES OF MIS, Summer 2008
    MIS 5700 - INTERNET & ECOMMERCE (DSS), Spring 2008
    MIS 3500 - INTRO BUS APP PROG, Spring 2008
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Spring 2008
    MIS 2100 - PRINCIPLES OF MIS, Spring 2008
    MIS 6500 - SYSTEM DEV SEM, Spring 2008
    MIS 5700 - INTERNET & ECOMMERCE (DSS), Summer 2007
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Summer 2007
    MIS 5700 - INTERNET & ECOMMERCE (DSS), Spring 2007
    MIS 2100 - PRINCIPLES OF MIS, Spring 2007
    MIS 5700 - INTERNET & ECOMMERCE (DSS), Fall 2006
    MIS 5700 - INTERNET & ECOMMERCE (DSS), Summer 2006
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Spring 2006
    MIS 5700 - INTERNET & ECOMMERCE (DSS), Spring 2006
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Spring 2006
    MIS 2100 - PRINCIPLES OF MIS, Spring 2006
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Fall 2005
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM (DSS), Fall 2005
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Fall 2005
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Summer 2005
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Spring 2005
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 2005
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Spring 2005
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Fall 2004
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Fall 2004
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Fall 2004
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Summer 2004
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Summer 2004
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Spring 2004
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 2004
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Spring 2004
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Fall 2003
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Fall 2003
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Fall 2003
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Summer 2003
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Spring 2003
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Spring 2003
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 2003
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Spring 2003
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Fall 2002
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Fall 2002
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Fall 2002
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Fall 2002
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Summer 2002
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Summer 2002
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Summer 2002
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Summer 2002
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Spring 2002
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 2002
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 2002
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Spring 2002
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Fall 2001
    MIS 3450 - BUS APPL/VISUAL BASIC, Fall 2001
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Fall 2001
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Fall 2001
    MIS 1400 - MICROCOMP APPL IN BUS, Summer 2001
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 2001
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 2001
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Spring 2001
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Spring 2001
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Spring 2001
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Fall 2000
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Fall 2000
    MIS 2450 - SPREADSHEETS/DATABASE, Fall 2000
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Summer 2000
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 2000
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 2000
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Spring 2000
    MIS 2450 - SPREADSHEETS/DATABASE, Spring 2000
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Fall 1999
    MIS 1400 - MICROCOMP APPL IN BUS, Fall 1999
    MIS 1400 - MICROCOMP APPL IN BUS, Fall 1999
    MIS 1400 - MICROCOMP APPL IN BUS, Fall 1999
    MIS 1400 - MICROCOMP APPL IN BUS, Fall 1999
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 1999
    MIS 3100 - BUSINESS INFO SYSTEM, Spring 1999
    MIS 4350 - INTRO TRAINING & DEV, Spring 1999
    MIS 6350 - MANAG BUS TRNG PROG, Spring 1999
    MIS 1400 - MICROCOMP APPL IN BUS, Spring 1999
    MIS 1400 - MICROCOMP APPL IN BUS, Fall 1998
    MIS 2450 - SPREADSHEETS/DATABASE, Fall 1998
    MIS 2450 - SPREADSHEETS/DATABASE, Fall 1998