Information Technology Publications

Research conducted by Pepperdine University's Information Technology staff is frequently published in major magazines and journals. These publications are on the cutting edge of innovation in educational technologies, the use of new media in the classroom, and the use of new digital technology solutions in campus offices.

Publications by Year


Chester, T. M. (2011, Jan. 15). Technical Skills No Longer Matter. Educause Review. (Link)


Chester, T. M. (2010, May 5). CIO Predicament: What to do about the iPad? Campus Technology. (Link)

Chester, T. M. (2010, Sept. 7). Assessing what faculty, students, and staff expect from information technology organizations in higher education. EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research Bulletin. (Link)

Chester, T. M. (2010, Oct. 6). Why we switched to Sakai. Campus Technology. (Link)

Collins, C.S., & Rhoads, R.A. (2010) The World Bank, support for universities, and asymmetrical power relations in international development. Higher Education, 59(2), 181-205.

Collins, C.S. (2010) Cross-border collaboration in the service of human capacity development. In D.W. Chapman and R. Sakamoto (Eds.), Cross-border collaborations in higher education. New York, NY: Routledge.


Chester, T. M., Canning, R., & McNayr, J. (2009, June 30). Competency-based career ladders for IT professionals. EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research Bulletin. (Link)


Chester, T. M., (2006, Nov. 2). A Roadmap for IT Leadership and the Next Ten Years. EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research Bulletin. (Link)

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