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Lyttle, C., & Betts, K, (Eds.). (2020). Research to practice: Urban special education leaders for tomorrow (1st ed.). School of Education, Drexel University.
Galoyan, T., & Betts, K. (in press). Integrative transfer of learning model and implications for higher education. Journal of Continuing Higher Education.
Betts, K., Miller, M., Tokuhama-Espinosa, T., Shewokis, P., Anderson, A., Borja, C., Galoyan, T., Delaney, B., Eigenauer, J., & Dekker, S. (2019, October). International report: Neuromyths and evidence-based practices in higher education. Online Learning Consortium: Newburyport, MA. https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/read/international-report-neuromyths-and-evidence-based-practices-in-higher-education/
Hall, N., Klein, V., Betts, K., & DeRanieri, J. (2018). Speaking up: Fostering "silence breaking" through leadership. Nursing Management, 49(6), 51.
Betts, K., & Parr, T. (2017, September). Debunking education’s neuromyths. School Administrator. The School Superintendents Association. http://www.pageturnpro.com/AASA/80315-September-2017/default.html
Betts, K. (2014). Build it but will they teach?: Strategies to increase faculty participation and retention in online & blended learning. Online Journal of Distance Education Administrators, 17(2).
Betts, K. (2014). Factors influencing faculty participation & retention in online & blended education. Online Journal of Distance Education Administrators, 17(1).
Betts, K., Welsh, B., Pruitt, C. Dietrich, G. Watson, T., Trevino, J. Brooks, M., Cohen, A., Coombs, N. (2013). Understanding disabilities & online student success. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 17(3). The Sloan Consortium
Betts, K., Cohen, A., Veit, D., Alphin, H., Broadus, C., & Allen, D. (2013). Strategies to increase online student success for students with disabilities. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 17(3). The Sloan Consortium.
Betts, K., Gaines, L., & Kramer, R. (2011). Online faculty & adjuncts: Strategies for meeting current & future demands of online education through online human touch training & support. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, 1(4), IGI Global, Hershey, PA, ISSN: 2155-6873.
Betts, K., Hartman, K., & Oxholm, C. (2010). Re-examining & repositioning higher education: 20 economic and demographic factors driving online and blended program enrollments. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks 9(1). The Sloan Consortium.
Betts, K., Lewis, M., Dressler, A., & Svensson, L. (2009). Optimizing curricula and learning simulation to support a quinary career development model. Asian-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 10(2), 99-119.
Betts, K. (2009). Lost in translation: Importance of effective communication in online education. Online Journal of Distance Education Administrators, 12(2).
Betts, K., Urias, D., Betts, K., & Chavez, J. (2009). Higher education and shifting U.S. demographics: Need for visible career paths, professional development, succession planning & commitment to diversity. Academic Leadership On-Line Journal 7(2).
Betts, K. (2009). Online human touch (OHT) training and support: A conceptual framework to increase faculty and adjunct faculty engagement, connectivity, and retention in online education, Part 2. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 5(1), 29-48.
Betts, K. (2008). Online human touch (OHT) instruction and programming: A conceptual framework to increase online student engagement and retention in online education, Part 1. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 4(3), 399-418.
Betts, K., & Sikorski, B. (2008). Financial bottom line: Estimating the cost of turnover and attrition for online faculty and adjunct. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 11(1).
Kristen Betts is a Clinical Professor in the EdD Program in Educational Leadership & Management in the School of Education at Drexel University. Dr. Betts has over20 years of experience in higher education serving in key leadership positions within private, public, and for-profit institutions as a program director, Senior Director for e-Learning, (90+ online and blended programs), Director of Online & Blended Learning, and Chief Academic Officer. She has also served as a Trustee at The George Washington University. Dr. Betts served as the national faculty advisor with the Urban Special Education Leaders for Tomorrow (USELT) Project, which is a collaborative grant initiative with Drexel University's School of Education, four partner schools, the National Urban Special Education Leadership Initiative (NUSELI), and national and international special education leaders. Dr. Betts’ expertise is in higher education, online and blended learning, curriculum and instructional design, strategic planning, and evaluation. Her research focus is on online and blended learning, Online Human Touch/high touch, Brain-Targeted Teaching, 21st century skills, workforce/career development, student/faculty retention, eAdvising, eStudent Affairs, accessibility, faculty development and Mind, Brain, and Education Science. Dr. Betts is a peer evaluator with Middle States Commission on Higher Education, grants review with the Hong Kong Grants Council, and an instructor for the Online Learning Consortium Advanced Certificate program. Dr. Betts has received distinguished national awards for her work in higher education and online learning. Dr. Betts has also been a keynote speaker at conferences and government-supported events in Sweden, South Korea, Canada, and across the United States.