Dr. Nicole Koppel

MBA Director | MBA Office | Feliciano School of Business
Location: 330C
Telephone: 973-655-7518
Email: koppeln@montclair.edu

Biography

Nicole Koppel is the MBA Director and a professor in the Department of Information Management & Business Analytics. In her role as MBA Director, Dr. Koppel oversees all MBA programs including the Weeknight, Saturday hybrid, Executive, and Online MBA programs. In addition, Dr. Koppel teaches courses in operations management, statistics, and management information systems. She uses various pedagogical techniques and delivery methods -- teaching traditional, hybrid, and online courses.

Her research focus is in the broad area of Assessment in Technology and Quantitative Studies. In addition, she has published in the area of Operations Management. Her research can be found in many peer-reviewed journals and her research has been presented at numerous regional, national, and international conferences.

Dr. Koppel received a PhD degree in Operations Management and an MBA from Rutgers University, an MS degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Columbia University, and a BS in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.

Expertise

Operations Management Applications
Pedagogy of Course Delivery Methods
Assessment – Assurance of Learning

Education

  • Ph D, Management Science Information Systems, 2000, Rutgers University, Business School, Newark, New Jersey
  • MS, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, 1995, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • BS, Operations Research Industrial Engineering, 1992, Cornell University, School of Engineering, Ithaca, New York

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Montclair State University. (September 2011 - Current).
  • MBA Director, Montclair State University. (September 2009 - Current).
  • Associate Professor, Montclair State University. (September 2006 - August 2011).
  • Assistant Professor, Montclair State University. (September 2000 - August 2006).

Honors and Awards

  • MBA Summer Session Instructional & Research Grant [SSIR] . (May 2009).
  • Best Paper Award , Global Digital Business Administration conference. (November 2007).
  • Separately Budgeted Research (SBR) Award , University Research Committee. (May 2001).

Refereed Published Articles

  • Berenson, M., Koppel, N., Lord, R., Chapdelaine, L. (2018). Using Financial Investment Measures to Proactively Engage Students in the Business Statistics Course. Journal of Statistics Education, 26 (1), pp. 17-30.
  • Malaga, R., Koppel, N. (2017). A Comparison of Video Formats for Online Teaching. Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 10 (1), pp. 7-12.
  • Kefi, H., Koppel, N. (2011). Measuring Data Warehousing Success: An Empirical Investigation Applying the Delone and McLean Model. Int. J. of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies – IJDATS, 3 (2),
  • Colucci, W., Koppel, N. (2010). Impact of the Placement and Quality of Face-to-Face Meetings in a Hybrid Distance Learning Course. American Journal of Business Education,
  • Koppel, N., Berenson, M. (2009). Ask the Audience…Using Clickers to Enhance Introductory Business Statistics Courses. Information Systems Education Journal (ISEDJ), 7 (92),
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2009). Retention Assessment of Core Operations Management Topics For Business Administration Students. American Journal of Business Education, 2 (2),
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2008). Curricular Changes in Response to Assurance of Learning Results in Information Technology. Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, 12 (2), pp. 287-293.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N., Salomon, R. (2007). Teaching Business Computer Applications: Course Evolution Using a Hybrid Approach. Global Digital Business Review, 2 (1), pp. 1-6.
  • Berenson, M., Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2007). Teaching Business Statistical Analysis using Real News: Case Pfizer. Global Digital Business Review, 2 (1), pp. 166-171.
  • Berenson, M., Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2007). Using Real News to Teach Business Statistical Analysis: Case Pfizer. Journal of Global Information Technology, 2 (1&2), pp. 1-7.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2007). Assessing Technology Skills in an Undergraduate Business Couse. Journal of Educational Technology, 4 (1), pp. 38-42.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2006). Framework for Meeting AACSB International's Assurance of Learning Requirements: Applications to Information Technology. Journal of Informatics Education Research, 8 (3), pp. 1-14.
  • Berenson, M., Koppel, N. (2005). Comparing Differences in Two Proportions: When McNemar's Procedure Must be Used. Review of Business Research, V (3), pp. 128-136.
  • Berenson, M., Koppel, N. (2005). "Why McNemar's Procedure Needs to be Included in the Business Statistics Curriculum". Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 3 (1), pp. 125-136.
  • Armstrong, R., Jones, D., Koppel, N., Pashley, P. (2004). Computerized Adaptive Testing with Multiple Forms Structures. Applied Psychological Measurement, 28 (3), pp. 147-164.
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2004). Teaching Business Computer Applications: Comparison between the Traditional Delivery and a Hybrid Approach. Review of Business Research, IV (1), pp. 95-101.
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2003). Comparison of Live Versus Paper-Based Assessment in Computer Application Courses. Journal of Informatics Education Research, 5 (1), pp. 39-49.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2003). Efficient Allocation of IT Resources. Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, 2 (1), pp. 174-183.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2003). Evaluating Search Engines. Distance Education Journal, 20 (1), pp. 30-33.
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2002). So Much Information So Little Time: Evaluating Internet Resources Using Different Search Engines. T.H.E. Journal, 30 (1), pp. 21-29.

Books & Chapters Published

  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2008). Assessing The Use of Information Technology: Pilot Study Results. : Emerging Theories for Educators and Practitioners/Cambridge Scholars Press, eds. Mackenzie and Rosenberg.

Published Proceedings

  • Malaga, R., Koppel, N. (2012). Choosing a Video Format for Online Teaching. Philadelphia, PA: Eastern Academy of Management Conference Proceedings.
  • Colucci, W., Koppel, N. (2009). Impact of the Placement and Quality of Face-to-Face Meetings in a Hybrid Distance Learning Course. Las Vegas, NV: Clute Institute International Business & Economics Research (IBER) Conference. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Berenson, M. (2008). Ask the Audience…Using Clickers to Enhance Introductory Business Statistics Courses. Phoenix, AZ: Information Systems Education Conference (ISECON). Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2008). Retention Assessment of Core Operations Management Topics For Business Administration Students. Orlando, FL: Clute Institute Applied Business Research (ABR) Conference. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N., Salomon, R. (2007). Teaching Business Computer Applications: Course Evolution Using a Hybrid Approach. Baltimore, MD: Global Digital Business Association Conference. Refereed
  • Berenson, M., Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2007). Teaching Business Statistical Analysis using Real News: Case Pfizer. Baltimore, MD: Global Digital Business Association Conference. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Berenson, M., Koppel, N. (2007). A Comparison of Assessment Techniques in an Information Systems Course: On-line vs. In-Class Exams. : Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2007). Curricular Changes in Response to Assurance of Learning Results in Information Technology. : IABE 2007 Conference. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2006). Case Study: Assessment of Information Technology in Business Programs - Pilot Study, Results, and Future Directions. : 33rd Annual Proceedings of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2006). Framework for the Assessment of Information Technology in Business Programs. Orlando, FL: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA '06. Refereed
  • Berenson, M., Koppel, N. (2006). More 'Hands On' Topics for a Second Business Statistics Course. San Juan, Puerto Rico: North-East Decision Sciences Institute Conference. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Berenson, M. (2006). Some 'Hands On' Topics for a Second Business Statistics Course. San Juan, Puerto Rico: North-East Decision Sciences Institute Conference. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2005). Teaching Business Computer Applications: Comparison between the Traditional Delivery and a Hybrid Approach. Las Vegas, NV: of the International Academy of Business and Economics. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2005). Are Students Learning and Retaining What We are Teaching? Assessing The Use of Information Technology. Las Vegas, NV: Proceedings of the International Conference on Informatics Education & Research. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2005). Assessing Technology Skills in an Undergraduate Business Course. Newport, RI: 32nd Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Berenson, M., Koppel, N. (2005). "Comparing Differences in Two Proportions: When McNemar's Procedure Must be Used". Las Vegas, NV: International Academy of Business and Economics. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2004). Decision Support System for IT Resource Allocation. New York, NY: Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Kimmel, H., Cano, R., Heyman, S., Koppel, N., Gibbons, S. (2004). Evaluation of Summer Enrichment Programs for Women Students. Salt Lake City, UT: Americal Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2004). Teaching Business Computer Applications: Comparison Between the Tradional Delivery and a Hybrid Approach. : International Academy of Business and Economics. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2003). A Hybrid Approach to Teaching Business Computer Applications. Parsippany, NJ: Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2003). Efficient Allocation of IT Resources. Las Vegas: Proceedings of the International Academy of Business and Economics. Refereed
  • George, S., Alvarez, T., Koppel, N., Heyman, S. (2003). Introducing Vision Research and Biomedical Engineering to Pre-college 8th Grade Girls. Newark, NJ: The 29th Annual Biomedical Engineering Conference. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Cano, R., Heyman, S., Kimmel, H. (2003). Single Gender Programs: Do They Make a Difference?. Boulder, CO: Frontiers in Education Conference. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Cano, R., Heyman, S., Alvarez, T. (2003). Pre-College Biomedical Engineering Program For Girls. Newark, NJ: Proceedings for the 29th Annual Biomedical Engineering Conference. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Cano, R., Heyman, S. (2002). An Attractive Engineering Option for Girls. Boston, MA: Frontiers in Education Conference. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2002). Making Smart IT Decisions: Efficient Distribution of PCs within an Organization. : Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed
  • Cano, R., Kimmel, H., Koppel, N., Muldrow, D. (2001). A First Step for Women into the Engineering Pipeline. Reno, NV: Frontiers in Education. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Hollister, K. (2001). Comparison of Live Versus Paper-Based Assessment in Computer Application Courses. : Proceedings of the International Conference on Informatics Education & Research. Refereed
  • Koppel, N., Armstrong, R., Jones, D. (2001). Lagrangian Relaxation for Constrained Curve Fitting with Binary Variables: Applications in Test Assembly. Pittsburgh, PA: Northeast Decision Sciences Institute. Refereed
  • Hollister, K., Koppel, N. (2001). So Much Information So Little Time: Evaluating Internet Resources Using Different Search Engines. : Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Northeast Business & Economics Association. Refereed