Matthew Putz

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Dr. Putz teaches courses on conflict management, ethics, organizational systems, organizational leadership, organizational change, and philosophy of technology.

Started at Bethel

2008

Education

  • University of North Dakota - B.Mus.Ed. (K-12 Instrumental), 1994
  • North American Baptist Seminary - M.Div., 1997
  • Nova Southwestern University - Ed.D. (Instructional Technology and Distance Education), 2011

Biography

Matt Putz teaches graduate courses at Bethel University related to conflict management, ethics, organizational systems, organizational leadership, organizational change, and philosophy of technology . He was also the Director of Teaching and Learning Technology at Bethel from 2010 to 2020. For more than a decade prior to coming to Bethel, he was a pastor, focusing primarily on adult education, leadership development, worship, and technology integration. His dissertation at Nova Southeastern University studied the support and development of adjuncts teaching in a hybrid instructional environment.

Courses Taught

Course Author, Lead Instructor

  • Technology and Leadership (Bachelor of Organizational Leadership)
  • Managing Conflict Through Dialogue (Master of Strategic Leadership)
  • Worldview, Ethics, and Leadership (Master of Business Administration, Master of Strategic
  • Leadership)
  • Systems Perspectives on Leading Change (Master of Strategic Leadership)
  • Higher Education Technology Leadership and Distance Education (Doctor of Education)

Course Author, Instructor

  • Providing Leadership for Educational Technology (Master of Teaching)

Instructor

  • Leading in the Knowledge Economy (Master of Organizational Leadership)
  • Leadership Development and Formation (Master of Strategic Leadership)

Teaching specialty

Conflict management, ethics, organizational systems, organizational leadership, organizational change, philosophy of technology