Dr. Kaye Shelton wins 2012 Edgar L. Morphet Dissertation Award
Dr. Kaye Shelton has been named winner of the 2012 Edgar L. Morphet Dissertation Award by the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA) for her dissertation titled “A quality scorecard for the administration of online education programs: A Delphi study.” This award recognizes significant scholarship in the completion of her dissertation, and it will be presented at the NCPEA Conference in Kansas City in August. Kaye Shelton, Ph.D., is an associate professor in Doctoral Studies in Educational Leadership at Lamar University. Dr. Shelton earned her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Nebraska in 2010 with a focus in higher education leadership. She was formerly the Dean of Online Education at Dallas Baptist University and has served as a distance education consultant to programs across the nation for over twelve years. As a doctoral faculty member, Dr. Shelton holds a certification in online teaching from California State University East Bay and is widely published in the field of online education, including a book, entitled An Administrator’s Guide to Online Education. Winner of two exemplary online course awards and an Effective Practice award for her recent research, Dr. Shelton has presented at numerous conferences regarding the creation of an online program and best practices for teaching online and faculty support. Have you or one of your colleagues been recognized for an accomplishment, achieved a professional milestone, or demonstrated innovation in higher education? Nominate yourself or a deserving colleague for the Faculty Spotlight.