Doctorial Portfolio


About James A. Barnes, Jr.

    James A. Barnes, Jr. has always had an interest for solving problems and thinking of ways to make situations better.  It comes to no surprise the career path that he has chosen involves teaching and learning which he enjoys.  Mr. Barnes has earned several degrees from Wayne State University. Mr. Barnes has been employed with Detroit Public Schools District for over eighteen years.  Mr. Barnes has taught computers and mathematics during those years.  In this capacity, Mr. Barnes has been a strong resource to students providing interactive lessons along with technology integration.  Also, he demonstrated and supported his staff and administration with strategies to implement and integrate various technologies into their classrooms.  Mr. Barnes has been accepted to the University of Memphis’ doctoral program in Instructional Design and Technology to further design and develop innovative instructional programs and motivate learners.

        B.S. in Elementary Education
                 Wayne State University
                 Certified K-8th / Major: Mathematics
       M.Ed. in Instructional Technology
                  Wayne State University
                  Concentration:  Performance Improvement and Training

       Ed. Spec. in Instructional Technology
                   Wayne State University
                   Concentration:  Interactive Technologies

       Grad. Cert. in Online Teaching and Learning
                   Wayne State University