Dr. Gregory Jonason

Email gregjonason at gmail dot com
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CliftonStrengths®
Futuristic | Learner | Achiever | Activator | Restorative

Who Am I?

Currently, I am an Application Developer for Enterprise Systems at the University of Houston.

Education

Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction (Instructional Technology), University of Houston, Houston, TX, Dec 2016
     Areas of focus: predictive modeling, data preparation, knowledge discovery process, data mining

M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction (Instructional Technology), University of Houston, Houston, TX, Dec 2004
     Areas of focus: elearning theory, instructional design, web development, digital media

B.S., Communications (Radio-Television-Film), University of Texas, Austin, TX, Aug 1996
     Areas of focus: film production, production management, entertainment law, creative writing (screenwriting, playwriting, fiction, poetry)

Work

Enterprise Systems Application Developer in Enterprise Systems (ES) at University of Houston. ES is a part of University Information Technology (UIT) and is distributed across the Main Campus and UH Technology Bridge.

My former role was Educational Technology Manager for Texas School Ready (TSR) at Children's Learning Institute (CLI). CLI is a part of The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. I served as project manager for the design and implementation of a state-wide child progress monitoring and professional development learning platform called CLI Engage.

Research

I am a graduate of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Houston. My dissertation research involved the predictive modeling of graduates and non-graduates using data extracted from the University's PeopleSoft data warehouse. My academic advisor was Dr. Sara McNeil. My research interests include data preparation, knowledge discovery process (KDP), data analytics and business intelligence platform architecture.

CliftonStrengths®

Futuristic (Domain of Strength: Strategic Thinking)
People who are especially talented in the Futuristic theme are inspired by the future and what could be. They inspire others with their visions of the future.
Learner (Domain of Strength: Strategic Thinking)
People who are especially talented in the Learner theme have a great desire to learn and want to continuously improve. In particular, the process of learning, rather than the outcome, excites them.
Achiever (Domain of Strength: Executing)
People who are especially talented in the Achiever theme have a great deal of stamina and work hard. They take great satisfaction from being busy and productive.
Activator (Domain of Strength: Influencing)
People who are especially talented in the Activator theme can make things happen by turning thoughts into action. They are often impatient.
Restorative (Domain of Strength: Executing)
People who are especially talented in the Restorative theme are adept at dealing with problems. They are good at figuring out what is wrong and resolving it.

How to understand the four domains of strength