Approximately 3.9 million students enrolled in at least one online course in fall 2007. According to Allen and Seaman (2008), online education growth rates have continued to outpace total higher education growth rates and there are no signs of online growth slowing down.
BiographyDr. Kristen Betts is a Clinical Professor in the EdD Program in Educational Leadership & Management in the School of Education at Drexel University. She has 20 years of experience in higher education serving in key leadership positions within private, public, and for-profit institutions. Dr. Bettsâ€™ expertise is in higher education, online and blended learning, curriculum and instructional design, strategic planning, and evaluation. Dr. Betts publishes and presents nationally and internationally on critical issues in higher education, online and blended learning, neuropedagogy, neuro-instructional design, accreditation, accessibility, student/faculty recruitment and retention, eStudent Affairs, eAdvising, Online Human Touch, alternative instructional equivalency, and faculty development. Dr. Betts serves as a conference reviewer for several national and international associations and councils. She is a Quality Matters certified peer reviewer and she has also been a reviewer for eleven journals and publishers. Dr. Betts has received distinguished national awards for her work in higher education and online learning including the CITE 2015 Award by Pearson for Excellence in Online Administration. Dr. Betts has also been a keynote speaker at conferences and government-supported events in Sweden, South Korea, Canada, and across the United States.
List of Publications & Presentations: www.linkedin.com/in/kristenbetts
Available through LinkedIn under current position as Clinical Professor at Drexel University
Charting the Course and Tapping the Community: The EDUCAUSE Top Teaching and Learning Challenges 2009
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