Carol Tapp's Résumé




  • Interim Choir Director, Robert McIntire United Methodist Church, Savannah, May 1991 - September 1991
  • Director of Music, White Bluff United Methodist Church, Savannah, January 1974 - June 1984
  • Interim Church Secretary, White Bluff United Methodist Church, Savannah, 1979 - 1984, January - March 1980; February - June 1981; December 1982 - May 1983
  • Accountant (self-employed), 1967 - 1969
  • Church Secretary, Robert McIntire United Methodist Church, Savannah, 1960 - 1961
  • Insurance Clerk, Flenniken Financial Services, Knoxville, TN, Summers 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958


  • Master of Education with a major in Business Education, Armstrong State University (now part of Georgia Southern University) 1983 (4.0 GPA)
  • Work toward music degree, Armstrong State University, 1975 - 1978
  • Post-graduate study, University of Georgia, 1962
  • Post-graduate study, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, summers, 1960, 1961, 1962
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, 1958
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Following is a list of courses I taught while at Savannah State University:
  • Word Processing Concepts and Techniques
  • Business Education Methods
  • Introduction to Computer Information Systems
  • Business Communications and Report Writing
  • Office Information Systems
  • Records Management



  • Research conducted to determine if community attitudes toward a college are affected by a newsletter. Research results presented at Annual Conference of National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, Washington, D.C., spring 1989, and published in Proceedings of conference.
  • "The Impact of Newsletters on Community Attitudes: The Case of an Historically Black College," Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, a refereed journal, with Barbara Bart and Jane Philbrick; Vol. 4, Numbers 1/2, 1993, pp. 339-350.
  • Textbook reviewer for boyd and fraser publishing company
  • 1995 - Author of section of Department of Education Title III grant for establishment of Computer Learning Center, (now the Center for Teaching and Learning) on campus for teaching Savannah State University administrators, faculty, and staff to use computer hardware and software and how to use the internet in instruction
  • 1996 - Author of section of Title III grant to continue for an additional year. Grant awarded.
  • 1997 - Title III grant for additional year. Grant awarded.


Computer Software "How To" monographs:
  • An Introduction to the Personal Computer and to the Disk Operating System
  • An Introduction to Lotus 1-2-3
  • Using IBM Writing Assistant
  • Using IBM Filing Assistant
  • Using IBM Reporting Assistant (with Dr. J. McNeil)
  • Using IBM Graphing Assistant (with Dr. J. McNeil)
  • Using Kermit with a Prime Superminicomputer and a Personal Computer, distributed throughout the United States to Prime Computer users
  • Getting Started on the IBM PC
  • WordPro 4 Plus, a Tutorial
Monographs written for use in CIS 201, Introduction to Computer Information Systems:
  • WordPerfect 5.1, An Introduction
  • Quattro Pro, a Spreadsheet
  • Graphing With Quattro Pro
  • Paradox, a Database
  • Using a PC, a LAN, DOS, and Enable/OA
  • An Introduction to Enable/OA Word Processing
  • An Introduction to Enable/OA Spreadsheet
  • An Introduction to Enable/OA Database Management System
  • An Introduction to Enable/OA Graphics
  • PC Software: DOS, WordPerfect, Quattro Pro, Paradox, and GroupWise, PressWorks, 1993.
  • Computer Applications for Business Communications, PressWorks, 1993.
  • Quattro Pro, a Spreadsheet, PressWorks, 1993.
  • Using the Computer: A Manual for Educators, 1994.
Monographs for use in classes at Coastal Georgia Center for Continuing Education:
  • Computer Basics: Meet Your Computer
  • An Introduction to MS-DOS
  • Using MS-DOS: Advanced Concepts
  • WordPerfect 5.1, An Introduction
  • WordPerfect 5.1, Advanced Features and Desktop Publishing
  • WordPerfect 6.1, An Introduction
  • WordPerfect 6.1, Advanced Features and Desktop Publishing
Chapters for Using the Computer, A Manual for Educators, edition 2, used by Savannah State University administrators, faculty, and staff in Computer Learning Center:
  • Networking - 12 pages
  • Computer Basics - 31 pages
  • Communications - 21 pages
  • Keyboarding - 23 pages
  • DOS - 38 pages
  • Windows - 33 pages
  • Buying a PC - 3 pages
  • WordPerfect 5.1 for DOS - 44 pages
  • WordPerfect 6.1 for Windows - 44 pages
  • Quattro Pro for DOS - 57 pages
  • Quattro Pro for Windows - 63 pages
  • Internet 101 - Using the Internet - 20 pages
  • Internet 102 - Finding Educational Resources on the Internet - 10 pages
  • Internet 103 - Writing Web Pages for the Internet - 50 pages
  • Using Powerpoint - 30 pages


Workshops for community organizations:
  • Tidelands Mental Health Association Staff Development
  • Coastal Georgia Center for Continuing Education
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Customs Office
  • Savannah-Chatham County Schools
  • Junior League of Savannah
Speaker for community organizations:
  • Career Day at Groves High School, sponsored by Rotary Club
  • Career Fair at Johnson High School
  • "Career Awareness in Business" presentations at local high schools

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