REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS                                                            1                           Dr. ...
REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS                                                 2Grantham Universityworked with Russ at Gra...
REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS                                        3Re: Recommendation- Dr. Russ MeadeI recommend Russ ...
REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS                                        4Russ Meade is as dynamic as they come and has a tru...
REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS                                               5Russ and I came together almost ten years ag...
REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS    6Dean Cheryl HayekGrantham University7200 NW 86th StreetKansas City, MO 64153(600) 955-2...
REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS              7KEY NOTE SPEECH- GRADUATION CEREMONY AT LIMESTONECOLLEGEDr. Russ Meade-Refere...
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  1. 1. REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS 1 Dr. Russ Meade647 Grandview DriveLake Lure, NC 28746Phone 828-243-8259 ,828.625.4744E-Mail: russmeade@bellsouth.netSKYPE Name for instant Video and Audio Conferencing: User Name- Russ MeadePlease see all the pages for Recommendations and References received on all aspects of my teaching All the below listed Reference Letters have: 1. the senders name, 2. senders e-mail link, 3. their position with the college or university, 4. as well as their professional association with myselfTo Whom It May ConcernRe: Professor Russ MeadeRuss Meade is an innovative business instructor that I had the pleasure towork with at Grantham University.Professor Meade is an instructor that continuously develops his instructionalmethods.Professor Meade incorporates various mediums of technology to meet theneeds of his students.He engages students though providing more in-depth content and providingboth asynchronous and synchronous interaction with students. Russ is also an instructor that also assists other instructors and highereducation professional apply emerging technologies.It is my pleasure to recommend Professor Meade as a progressive instructorand constant professional.Pamela DunningtonInstructional Designer ,Dr. Russ Meade-References- 2011 1
  2. 2. REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS 2Grantham Universityworked with Russ at Grantham UniversityDear Sir:“I number Russ as one of the best in academia in the application of technology for onlinelearning as well as a model of faculty commitment to online students. I worked with Russduring my tenure at Grantham University.Of more than 150 active courses during any given week with over 100 hundred facultyinvolved, Russ stood out from the rest in the outstanding way that he worked with onlinestudents. My team designed the curriculum but Russ made courses come alive byapplying other technologies and media. He was extremely engaging with students bybeing virtually available at any given time, using virtual conferencing to collaborate withstudents, and frequently offering online virtual office hours.Faculty feedback showed that students well-regarded him. We were so impressed with hisuse of technology and his commitment to students that we invited him to present to all ofus at our annual Academic Affairs offsite. I had not seen this done in previous years sincethe offsite tended to be singularly focused on business and process. The Provost felt thatwe needed to shift our focus and become more student-centric and we believed that Russcould provide tremendous insight on our strategic direction. His presentation andfeedback was outstanding. I am now at a different university coaching faculty in the use of technology for onlineand blended courses – In my mind Russ serves as a model on what others can become.”August 17, 2010Mark Eaton Dean of Engineering and Computer Science, Grantham UniversityRe: Recommendation” Russ MeadeRuss is a professor who truly understands the most important characteristicto effective online learning - interaction! His communication with students isconstant, meaningful, and effective. He is always available to his studentsthrough the creative use of innovative communication tools, such as Skype.This has an immeasurable effect on student learning and, more importantlyto administration, on student retention. He would be a valuable addition tothe faculty of any institution of higher learning, especially in an onlineenvironment.Brent M. Ferns, Sr. ,Global Faculty - Online , Grantham Universityworked with Russ at Grantham UniversityDr. Russ Meade-References- 2011 2
  3. 3. REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS 3Re: Recommendation- Dr. Russ MeadeI recommend Russ Meade for any professional position or future endeavorspursued. He shows great character and professionalism in all hisresponsibilities.He has taken the teaching field to great lengths by making the learningexperience rewarding and challenging.Russ is a great asset to the students and staff. Russ has a wonderfulpersonality and works well with groups or on an individual level. Supportand motivation to succeed are two of the great qualities he possesses in theworkplace and in networking environment. Russ has a great knowledge in the field of Business Law and displays alevel of understanding for all college level students to consume and displayin the workplace. I would recommend Russ Meade for any future endeavorshe should pursue. Thanks Teresa Bratt Upstate Area Coordinator LimestoneCollege Gaffney SCTeresa Bratt ,Upstate Area Coordinator , Limestone Collegeworked directly with Russ at Limestone CollegeRe: Letter of Recommendation: Dr. Russ MeadeTo Whom It May Concern:I would gladly recommend Dr. Russ Meade for any employment ventures hemay pursue in the future. I have known Dr. Meade for several years through our contact at LimestoneCollege. Mr. Meade is a very interesting and intriguing gentleman. He hasalways been described by our students as an interesting and fun instructor. Ihave found him to be thought provoking and intelligent, with a desire toshare knowledge and assistance with the students, as well as the faculty andstaff at Limestone College. If I can supply any additional information, pleaselet me know at anytime. Respectfully submitted, Ms. Buffie HayesBmhayes68@charter.net” January 28, 2010Buffie Hayes , administrative assistant , Limestone CollegeDr. Russ Meade-References- 2011 3
  4. 4. REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS 4Russ Meade is as dynamic as they come and has a true passion for teachingonline.Students love his classes and the high level of interactivity he achieves usinginnovative tools and approaches!”Suzanne Lindley ,Professor ,Limestone Collegeworked directly with Russ at Limestone CollegeDear Sir:Russ is a dynamic professor who fully utilizes cutting-edge technology inhis courses. Excellent at motivating students to engage in meaningfulcommunication.Tina Vires ,Coordinator of Disability Services , Limestone Collegeworked indirectly for Russ at Limestone CollegeRe: Recommendation - Dr. Russ MeadeDr. Russ Meade-References- 2011 4
  5. 5. REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS 5Russ and I came together almost ten years ago in a collaborative effort todevelop several online courses.Our work together, opened the door to each of us going on to develop andteach many online courses.Finding content and making the course interesting while making iteducational became the goal in each of our separate endeavors after thosefirst couple of courses.Russ’s students enjoy his kind and open style of teaching and interactingwhile learning and exploring their subject matter.This recommendation is for Russ, who is willing to reach out and help othersin their distance learning and online teaching experienceEileen Ludwig ,Professor Web Multimedia Interactive Graphics Design , TidewaterCommunity Collegeworked with Russ at Tidewater Community CollegeVIP Faculty Award- May 2012Congratulations to Russ Meade for receiving the May 2012 VIP Faculty Member award!!"Russ has been with Grantham for quite some time and is a super star in the BusinessSchool. His innovative techniques in the classroom keep students engaged andsuccessfully persisting, while making Business Law exciting! I cannot count the numberof positive emails I receive about Russ courses, students truly enjoy learning fromProfessor Meade! Russ is a wonderful example of what VIP2 is all about and I feel luckyto have him as a Faculty member." ~Niccole Buckley, Dean, Mark Skousen School ofBusiness.Congratulations Russ! As our VIP award winner, Russ will receive a GranthamUniversity mug and award certificate! Thank you for being one of our great VIPinstructors! Jennifer Shreckengost Faculty Specialist Grantham UniversityPhone:1-800-955-2527 ext. 693Fax: 1-866-470-0102 Email: jshreckengost@grantham.edu LIST OF REFERENCESDr. Russ Meade-References- 2011 5
  6. 6. REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS 6Dean Cheryl HayekGrantham University7200 NW 86th StreetKansas City, MO 64153(600) 955-2527, Ext 418chayek@grantham.eduAssociate Academic DeanLamar YounginerFlorence-Darlington Technical CollegeP.O. Box 100548Florence, SC 29501-0548E-Mail: Lamar.Younginer@fdtc.eduPhone: (843)661-8117Fax: (843)676-8500Director, Online Colle ge & Web Ser vicesReverend Everett Chapman139 Armstrong LaneLake Lure, NC 28746Tel: 828-625-4662MinisterJames PerkinsonTidewater Community CollegeChesapeake Campus1428 Cedar RoadChesapeake, Va. 23322-7199Tel: 757-822-5100jperkinson@tcc.eduDean of Business DepartmentRespectfully submitted,Dr. Russ MeadeDr. Russ Meade-References- 2011 6
  7. 7. REFERENCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS 7KEY NOTE SPEECH- GRADUATION CEREMONY AT LIMESTONECOLLEGEDr. Russ Meade-References- 2011 7

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