Information Sciences and Technology

Volgenau School of Engineering

Presentations, Publications, Grants

Invited Talks

I. Rytikova. Advances in the Cognitive and Learning Sciences and Digital Learning. Presented at a two-week professional development program "Life-Long Learning in the Digital University of the 21st Century" organized by American Councils for International Education, Higher Education Programs, Washington, DC, November 25 - December 8, 2017

I. Rytikova. Re-Engaging/Re-Energizing Your Students. Presented at a seminar series "Faculty Conversations about Teaching" organized by the Office of Distance Education and Center for Teaching & Faculty Excellence (CTFE), George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, March 9, 2017

I. Rytikova. Big Data Educational Ecosystem. Presented at the Doris. B. Yingling Lectureship series, VCU School of Nursing, Richmond, Virginia, May 19, 2016

I. Rytikova. Is It All Just About Feedback? Presented at a monthly seminar series "Faculty Development Lunch and Learn: Knowing what your students are learning" event organized by the Office of Distance Education, Center for Teaching & Faculty Excellence (CTFE), and Learning Support Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, April 2015

I. Rytikova, M. Boicu. Designing Active Learning Experience for Undergraduate Students. Presented at a seminar series "Discipline Based Education Research (DBER)", STEM Accelerated program, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, September 2014

I. Rytikova. Big Data in Higher Education: Developing a Student Profile. Presented at the workshop "Advancing Engineering Education", National University of Science and Technology, Russia, January 2013


Presentations

I. Rytikova, Personalizing Students' Learning Experience Through Open Educational Resources. Presented at the 1st Open VA webinar, Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake, Virginia, April 15, 2016

I. Rytikova, Big Data in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities. Presented at the 2016 Oracle GMU Big Data Symposium "Breakthroughs in Big Data Analytics in the Public Sector", George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, January 7, 2016

I. Rytikova, M. Boicu. Learning Is Fun! Wait ... STEM Learning?. Presented at the 2015 Innovations in Teaching & Learning (ITL) conference "The Science of Learning: Using Research to Improve Teaching", George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, September 18, 2015

I. Rytikova, Making It All Work, Presented at the 2015 National Forum on Active Learning Classrooms, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 5 - 7, 2015

I. Rytikova. A Methodology for Personalized Competency-based Learning in Undergraduate Courses. Presented at the 15th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education and the 3rd Annual Conference on Research in Information Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, October 15 -18, 2014

I. Rytikova. Competency-based Modular Approach in AIT database courses. Presented at the workshop "Mason Life-long Learning" at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, on November 1st, 2013

I. Rytikova. Review and Analysis of the Modern Software Solutions for Quality Control Management in metallurgical industry. Cross-Industrial Economic Cooperation, Russia, Moscow, July 1999

I. Rytikova. Quality Control Optimization: Theory, Strategies, and Implementation. Association for Industrial and Economic Cooperation, Russia, Moscow, August 1998

I. Rytikova. Training session: An Integrated Computer System for Operations Management Optimization of a Large Industrial Complex. Research Institute of the University of Education, Russia, Moscow, January, 1997

I. Rytikova. Pros and Cons of the Artificial Intellect Components in the Software Solutions in the Metallurgical Industry. Technological University, May, 1997

I. Rytikova. Real-time Data Processing in Operations Management Expert Systems. Power Industries Institute, Russia, Moscow, November, 1997


Journal Articles

I. Rytikova. Classification of the decision-making methodologies and their applications in metallurgical industry, Journal of Science and Technology "Electrometallurgy", March issue, Russia, 2002

I. Rytikova. Integration of knowledge and its representation in Operations Management Software Training Systems, Integral - Journal of Science and Practice, January issue, Russia, 2002


Publications

I. Rytikova, M. Boicu. Learning Is Fun! Wait ... STEM Learning?, in Proceedings of the 2015 Innovations in Teaching & Learning (ITL) conference, "The Science of Learning: Using Research to Improve Teaching", George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, September 18, 2015

I. Rytikova, M. Boicu. A Methodology for Personalized Competency-based Learning in Undergraduate Courses, in Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference on Information Technology Education and the 3rd Annual Conference on Research in Information Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, October 15 - 18, 2014

I. Rytikova. Intellectual expert training systems in education, in Proceedings of the IX International Conference "Mathematics. Computer. Education." Dubna, Russia, January 28 - February 2, 2002, p. 31

S. Fomin, I. Rytikova. Mathematical modeling of the decision-making process in dynamic performance management in metallurgical complexes, in Proceedings of the IX International Conference "Mathematics. Computer. Education." Dubna, Russia, January 28 - February 2, 2002, p. 308

I. Rytikova, N. Emeliyanov. Decision-making process based on a fuzzy model in a complex industrial system, in Proceedings of Institute for Systems Analysis of Russian Academy of Sciences (ISA RAS), July, 2002, Russia

I. Rytikova, S. Fomin. Defining a model of an integrated computer system for operations management of a large industrial complex, in Information Technology in Metallurgy and Economics, 4th vol., Russia, 1997

I. Rytikova, S. Fomin. Optimizing a decision-making methodology in operations management for large industrial complexes, in Periodic series of the Research Institute of the University of Education, 2nd vol., Russia 1997

I. Rytikova, S. Fomin. Decision-making under uncertainty in operations management. In Proceeding of the Sixth Symposium "Advances in the System of Education in Russia", 1997

I. Rytikova, S. Fomin. Searching for optimal solutions to solve complex decision-making problems in large industrial complexes. In Proceeding of the Ninth Chemistry and Technology Conference, Russia, 1995


Interactive Sessions

C. Holland, K. Pallay, J. E. Rosecrans, I. Rytikova. The Freedom to Teach: Using Open Educational Resources in Your Courses. 2016 Innovations in Teaching & Learning (ITL) conference, "The Science of Learning: Using Research to Improve Teaching", George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, September 16, 2016


M. Boicu, I. Rytikova, L. Poms, J. Nelson, N. Peixoto, L. Sherry, G. Tecuci. Teaching Strategies for Nourishing Creativity and Innovation. 2016 Innovations in Teaching & Learning (ITL) conference, "The Science of Learning: Using Research to Improve Teaching", George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, September 16, 2016


Round Table Discussions

S. Olson, T. Ha, I. Rytikova, M. Boicu. Investigating Space Testing Effectiveness in Undergraduate Database Courses. Presented at the 2016 Lilly International Conference "Evidence-Based Teaching & Learning", Bethesda, Virginia, June 4, 2016


Posters

S. Olson, I. Rytikova, T. Winston, M. Boicu. Creating the Research and Innovation Ecosystem. 2016 Innovations in Teaching & Learning (ITL) conference "The Science of Learning: Using Research to Improve Teaching", George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, September 16, 2016

S. Olson, T. Ha, I. Rytikova, M. Boicu. Big Ideas from Big Data: Data-Driven Educational Ecosystem. Presented at the 2016 Oracle GMU Big Data Symposium "Breakthroughs in Big Data Analytics in the Public Sector", George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, January 7, 2016


Tutorials

Y. Prokopchuk, I. Rytikova. Discrete Mathematics. Basic graph's types. Technological University Press, Russia, 1999

Y. Prokopchuk, I. Rytikova. Discrete Mathematics. Parts of graphs. Technological University Press, Russia, 1999

E. Komissar, Y. Prokopchuk, & I. Rytikova. Discrete Mathematics. Basic characteristics of graphs. Technological University Press, Russia, 1998

N. Bulhov, Y. Prokopchuk, & I. Rytikova. Discrete Mathematics. Obtaining an information about graphs presented in the matrix form. Technological University Press, Russia, 1997


Grants

Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program grant, 2017-2018

GMU OSCAR Undergraduate Research SDG grant for the curriculum development for the Information Sciences and Technology department (Project Leader), 2016-2018