Timothy Roden, Ph.D. — Associate Professor

“An online degree allows you to focus 100% on your studies rather than waste time travel back and forth to school. Therefore, you have the opportunity to learn more.”

Degrees Held:

Ph.D. Computer Science – University of North Texas, 2005

Department: Education

Career highlights:

Educating game developers since 2005.

  • In which online Lamar degree program(s) do you teach?

    B.S. in Computer Information Sciences

  • What do your students in these courses learn?

    Computer programming and business skills

  • Why did you start teaching?

    I started teaching to help prepare a new generation of computing professionals who will build the world of tomorrow.

  • What advice would you give those considering your online program(s)?

    An online degree allows you to focus 100% on your studies rather than waste time travel back and forth to school. Therefore, you have the opportunity to learn more. Therefore, you have the opportunity to learn more.

  • What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in the profession face today?

    Adapting to the rapid pace of technological change is always a challenge for anyone involved in computing.

  • What is the one book you think everyone should read?

    "Writing Solid Code" by Steve Maguire

  • Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know.

    I appreciate the opportunity to share information with students who have an intense desire to become game developers. It's a very creative field and there are many interesting things to talk about.

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