Rebecca Cruez

Rebecca Cruez


BEN 103


  • M.A., Sociology with a focus in Gerontology
    Indiana State University
  • B.S., Child Development and Family Living
    Indiana State University


Visiting Faculty Computer Science & Systems Analysis

Miami University Oxford, Ohio
January 1999 – Present

CSE 148 Business Computing

  • Introduction to business-oriented computer skills.
  • Students have extensive hands-on use of:
    • Personal Productivity software
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Access
    • SQL and Oracle database
  • The assignments given in this course are in a context of problem-solving within a business environment.

CSA 141 Personal Computer Applications

  • Introductory course for students who wish to become computer literate in common personal computer applications. The course emphasizes the use of:
    • Miami's computer resources (mapping network drives, use of L: and M:)
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
    • Web design with HTML

Visiting Faculty Information Systems & Analytics

Miami University Oxford, Ohio
January 2013 – May 2013

ISA 235 IT & Intelligent Enterprise

  • Focuses on the strategic role of information technology and systems. Topics include: Challenges faced by managers in firms, understanding key technologies and how they help meet these challenges, and the processes, policies and procedures needed to manage technical and digital assets.
  • Oracle database: writing SQL queries
  • Migration of SQL query reports into Excel spreadsheets
  • Use of pivot tables in Excel to analyze data
  • Group presentations

Adjunct Faculty

Purdue University Richmond, Indiana
August 2006 – December 2006

CIT 175 Visual Programming

  • Introduces event-driven application development and programming using a visual programming environment. Topics include problem solving and program design; control structures; objects and events; user interface construction; documentation, and program testing.

Adjunct Faculty

Indiana University East Richmond, Indiana
August 1998 – December 2004

Taught the following Computer Literacy (COLI) courses:

  • COLI G100 Microcomputer Operation and Word Processing
  • COLI G130 Spreadsheets for Managing Numbers
  • COLI G140 Using a Computer for Pictures and Graphics
  • COLI G220 Advanced Word Processing

Adjunct Faculty

Miami University Hamilton Campus Hamilton, Ohio
August 1999 – May 2003

BTE 181 Computers and Business

  • Emphasizes the role of computers in business, business information systems, and use of business software. The students developed skills using Microsoft office.

Web Designer

University Secretary
Miami University Oxford, Ohio
June 2002 – September 2003

  • Created Miami University Secretary’s web pages
  • Trained staff to use and update web pages
  • Applications used: HTML, ASP and Dreamweaver
  • Updated the university Secretary’s web page as requested


Noah’s Ark Daycare Richmond, Indiana
June 1997 – May 1998

  • Supervising children ages 3-6 years old
  • Curriculum development for children ages 3-6
  • Planning daily events and a calendar for each week

Graduate Internship

Area 9 In-Home and Community Services Richmond, Indiana
January – May 1997

  • Worked with the meals program which provides nutritious meals at several neighborhood meal sites and to individuals who are homebound. The meals are approved by a registered dietician
  • Implemented new ideas into the meals program to improve service, efficiency, and atmosphere for the elderly
  • Arranged eye screenings for the elderly at meal sites through a local eye agency

Research and Teaching Assistant

Department of Sociology Indiana State University Terre Haute, Indiana
January 1992 – December 1992

Taught the following course:

SOC 100 Foundations of Social Life

  • Introduction to the set of perspectives on human life that allows us to understand how our personal lives are affected by our place in society. It explores ways of looking at the world that allow us to understand how the events and experiences of our lives are part of group dynamics, of social institutions, and of cultural meanings.
  • Prepared lecture material for two classes consisting of 60 students in each section
  • Graded student assignments and exam as request by Professors
  • Researched on different topics for professors using SPSS software to manipulate data

Professional Training

  • 2009 Technology Preview sponsored by Dell. Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 2007 Workshop on Podcasting and iTunes by Miami University
  • 2003 All day Web Seminar on Dream weaver by Miami University
  • Internship at Area 9 - In Home and Community Services. Richmond, Indiana
  • Practicum at Macmillan’s Adult Day Care Center. Terre Haute, Indiana


  • Ubtech Conference/ Infocomm June 2018
  • Ubtech Conference/ Infocomm June 2016
  • Ubtech Conference/ Infocomm June 2015
  • Ubtech Conference/ Infocomm June 2013