Assistant Professor, Social& Organizational Studies
Phone: 814-871-7263
Office: PC 1223
arghode001@gannon.edu

  • Accreditations
  • Courses Taught
  • Educational History
  • Honor Societies
  • Professional Experience
  • Professional Societies
  • Publications
  • Scholarship/Research
  • Service

Accreditations

Certifications


Texas A&M University, College Station

  1. College Teaching Certificate - Educational Administration and Human Resource Development - 2013
  2. Certified Training Professional - Educational Administration and Human Resource Development- 2011
  3. Knowledge Transfer Learning Community - Center for Teaching Excellence - 2010
  4. Graduate Teaching Academy Fellow - Center for Teaching Excellence - 2008
  5. Control of Oil and Hazardous Material Spills - Zachry Department of Civil Engineering - 2006

 

Courses Taught

Gannon University
Organizational Learning and Leadership-Ph.D. Program
Assistant Professor                                                                                                                                           June 2013-present

Fall 2013

  • GOLL 801- Advanced Organizational Theory
  • GOLL 812-Section A- Organization, Structure, and Analysis
  • GOLL 812-Section B- Organization, Structure, and Analysis

Spring 2014

  • GOLL 814- Leading Organizational Culture and Change
  • GOLL 815-Section A- Quality Management and Organizational Learning
  • GOLL 815- Section B- Quality Management and Organizational Learning

Summer 2014

  • GOLL 817-Global Perspectives on Learning and Leadership
  • GMBA 631-AA- Organizational Culture, Creativity and Change (Organizational Behavior)
  • GMBA 631-AB- Organizational Culture, Creativity and Change (Organizational Behavior)
  • GMBA 686- Leadership and Business Ethics (Online)

Fall 2014 (Currently teaching)

  • GOLL 816- GOLL816 - Developing Leadership Capacity
  • GOLL 801-OA - Advanced Organizational Theory
  • GOLL 812-OA - Organization, Structure, and Analysis
  • GOLL 812-OB - Organization, Structure, and Analysis


Business School
ICFAI National College, Hyderabad, India
Faculty Member (Courses taught/prepared)                                                                                                                                              2004 –2006

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Business Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Personality Development Seminar
  • Training and Development

Educational History

EDUCATION

Ph.D. -Texas A&M University, College Station-TX
Human Resource Development - May 2013

Dissertation Title: Exploring Engaging Instructions: Cases of Corporate Trainers and University Professors in the United States                                        
Chair: Dr. J. Wang
Committee members: Dr. F. Nafukho, Dr. J. Liew, and Dr. B. Yalvac
 
M.Ed. -Texas A&M University, College Station-TX
Curriculum and Instruction- 2010
 
P.G.D.F.M. (MBA)-Indian Institute of Forest Management-Bhopal
Management - 2004
 

B. E.  Y.C.C.E - Nagpur University
Mechanical Engineering - 2001

Honor Societies

Awards and Recognitions

Texas A&M University, College Station

  1. Training and Development Certificate Program Graduate student Scholarship - Educational Administration and Human Resource Development.  2011
  2. Lohman/Heep Fellowship Departmental Nominee - Educational Administration and Human Resource Development.  2011
  3. Regents Fellowship for Recognized Graduate Student - Educational Administration and Human Resource Development.  2010
  4. Student Research Week poster presentation Second Place - Graduate Student Council. 2009

Other

  1. American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE), graduate student scholarship, Indianapolis, IN. 2011
  2. Swedish International Development Agency fellowship at Indian Institute of Forest Management. 2002-2004
     

Professional Experience

Gannon University

Assistant Professor- Organizational Learning and Leadership programme (June 2013-present)

 

Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India National College-Business School-Hyderabad, India

Instructor (August 2004- May 2006)

Professional Societies

1. Academy of Management                               2. Academy of Human Resource Development                                 3. India HRD Special Interest Group

Publications

Refereed Journal
1. Arghode, V. (2013). Emotional and social intelligence competence: Implications for instruction. International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 8(2), 66-77.
2. Arghode, V., & Yalvac, B., & Liew, J. (2013). Teacher empathy and science education: A collective case study. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 9(2), 89-99.
3. Arghode, V. (2012). Role of empathy in instruction. Global Education Journal, 2012 (3), 128-143.
4. Arghode, V. (2012). Qualitative and quantitative research: Paradigmatic differences. Global Education Journal, 2012 (4), 156-164.

Manuscripts Under Review (Omitted to protect blind review process)
Two articles on adult learning and engagement.

Manuscripts Under Preparation
1. Arghode, V. Corporate trainers’ perceptions of engaging instruction: A collective case study. Targeted for European Journal of Training and Development.
2. Arghode, V. A collective case study to explore university professors’ perceptions of engaging instruction. Targeted for Journal of College Teaching and Learning.

Refereed Conference Proceedings
1. Arghode, V. (2014). Self-Efficacy and Career Choice: Can Intervention make a  Difference? In D. Chapman, & K. Guerdat (Eds.), CD-ROM Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas. Houston, TX.
2. Arghode, V. (2014). Adult Learning Theories: Implications for instruction. Australian Journal of Adult Learning. In D. Chapman, & K. Guerdat (Eds.), CD-ROM Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas. Houston, TX.
3. Arghode, V., & Wang, J.  (2013). Learner engagement through enhanced instruction. In J. Wang & J. Gedro (Eds.), CD-ROM Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas. Arlington, VA.
4. Arghode, V., & Wang, J. (2012). Effective training strategies: A collective case study. In J. Wang & J. Gedro (Eds.), CD-ROM Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas. Denver, CO.
5. Arghode, V., & Wang, J. (2012). Empathy in training: Trainees’ perceptions. In J. Wang & J. Gedro (Eds.), CD-ROM Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas. Denver, CO.
6. Arghode, V., & Yalvac, B. (2011). Teachers’ conceptions of interesting, effective, and engaging teaching: A case study of four college professors. In S. Chunawala & M.  Kharatmal (Eds.), Proceedings of epiSTEME 4— International Conference to Review Research on Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education. Mumbai, India.
7. Arghode, V., & Yalvac, B. (2010). Role of empathy in science class: A collective case study. In J. Baralt, N. Callaos, W. Lesso, T. Andres, & F. Welsch (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Education, Training and Informatics. Orlando, FL.

Book Review Articles in Refereed Journals
8. Arghode, V. (2011). [Review of the book Management of Adult Education Organizations in Africa, by Nafukho F. M., Wawire N. H. W. & Lam, P. M.]. International Review of Education, 57, 771-772.
9. Arghode, V. (2011). [Review of the book Human performance models revealed in global context, by Wang V. C. X. & King K. P. (Eds.)]. Journal of European Industrial Training, 35(3), 293-295.

Scholarship/Research

My current research interests are:  change leadership, workplace learning, and organizational culture and performance management. Below is the summary of my research contributions.

Research Reports
1. Lechuga, D., Arghode, V., & Johnson, M. (2011, June). 2010-2011 Impact Survey of the Texas Adult & Family Literacy Statewide Clearinghouse Project: Summary of Results. A report submitted to Texas LEARNS. College Station, TX: Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning, Texas A&M University.
2. Arghode, V. (2003). Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Coal Mining Activity in and around Kamptee Area, Dist-Nagpur, India. A report submitted to National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur, India.
3. Arghode, V. (2003. Investigating the status of Joint Forest Management Committees under Forest Development Agency in Vidisha forest division, India. A report submitted to Conservator of Forests Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh Forest Department, India.

Periodicals
4.  Arghode, V., & Lechuga, D. (2011). Teaching Diverse First-Level Learners with Empathy. Texas Adult and Family Literacy Quarterly, 15(2), 5.
5. Johnson, M., & Arghode, V. (2011). Radio Program Improves Science and Health Literacy Among ESL Speakers. Texas Adult and Family Literacy Quarterly, 15(1), 6.
6. Bansal, S., & Arghode, V. (2004). Mine matters. Wastelands News, May-July.

Presentations (Without Published Proceedings)

International Conferences
1. Arghode, V., Johnson, M., & Lechuga, D. (2011, November). Inside the Classroom: Adult Education Teachers’ Experiences Teaching Diverse Learners. Poster presented at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
2. Lechuga, D., & Arghode, V. (2011, November). Understanding barriers to adult literacy teachers’ incorporation of technology. Roundtable proposal presented at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
3. Lechuga, D., & Arghode, V. (2011, June). The What and How of Teaching Diverse Adult Learners. Roundtable proposal presented at the Adult Education Research Conference, Toronto, Canada.
National Conference
4. Lechuga, D., & Arghode, V. (2011, April). Addressing Adult Education Professional Development Needs through Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge Framework. Paper presented at the Commission on Adult Basic Education in San Francisco, CA.

Regional Conferences
5. Arghode, V., & Yalvac, B. (2011, February). The Role of Teachers in Curriculum Development: A Synthesis of Literature. Paper presented at the Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.
6. Stephens, M. L., Lechuga, D., & Arghode, V. (2012, February). Adult Education Teachers' Interest in Distance Learning Formats of Professional Development. Paper presented at the Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA

Other Presentations
7. Multitasking - How feasible it is? A session on November 20, 2012, organized by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Texas A&M University, College Station.
8. International Teaching Assistant sessions on August 21-23, 2012, organized by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Texas A&M University, College Station.
9. Teaching Assistant sessions on Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education, Creating Positive Learning Environment, and International Teaching Assistant on January 11, 2012, organized by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Texas A&M University, College Station.
10. Copyright issues in distance education at EHRD 473—Introduction to distance learning class on November 16, 2011, at Computing and Information Services, Texas A&M University, College Station.
11. Effective Training Strategies at the Brazos Valley American Society of Training and Development (BVASTD) on November 10, 2011, at General Services Complex, Texas A&M University.
12. Reformed Teaching Observation Protocol (RTOP) trainings during March 2007, at Petroleum Engineering Department, Texas A&M University.
13. Time Management and Exam Skills sessions in four undergraduate colleges of Akola, Buldhana, Khamgaon, and Mehsar in Akola District, M. S., India during May-June 2005.

Service

Institute
Gannon University
1. Faculty selection committee member at Gannon University 2013-2014
2. Faculty Research Committee - CHESS representative, for a three year term, expiring in May, 2017
3. Judge in Celebrate Gannon 2014
Texas A&M University
4. Invited guest on HRD graduate student Qualifying Exam Preparation Advisory panel held on March 7, 2012.
5. Invited guest on undergraduate HRD student diversity panel held on June 18, 2012.
6. Participated in Focus Groups: Researchers’ Views of the Human Subjects’ Protection Program on January 23, 2012.
7. Student Research Week 2008 volunteer.

Profession (Organizational Studies/ Human Resources)
8. Academy of Human Resource Development Annual Conference Reviewer 2012-current
9. Academy of Management Annual Conference Reviewer 2014-current
10. International Review of Education Journal Submission Reviewer
11. American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)-2011, Indianapolis, IN volunteer.
12. Academy of Human Resource Development Special Interest Group Steering Committee - Publications Manager since January 2013

Community
1. Erie Technology Incubator small industries mentor panel