Kelley Walters, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, School of Education

Area of Expertise:Dr. Kelley Walters

• Literacy
• Online Teaching and Learning
• Higher Education
• Accreditation
• Adult Learning


• Ph.D., Oakland University
• M.A., Eastern Michigan University
• B.A., Michigan State University


Guided reading in first grade: the enacted and instructional discourse of three teachers

Selected Publications:

• “The Genre of Instructor Feedback in Doctoral Programs: A Corpus Linguistic Analysis,” International Journal on e-Learning, 2014
• “Evaluation of Student Outcomes by Course Duration in Online Higher Education,” Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2013
• “Online Course Activities: A Survey of Assignments and Assessment Types,” in Learning Management Systems and Instructional Design: Metrics, Standards, Applications, 2013
• “Distance Learning Courses: A Survey of Activities and Assignments,” in Learning Management Systems Technologies and Software Solutions for Online Teaching: Tools and Applications, (2010)

Selected Professional Experience:

• Program Director for Ed.D. Programs, Walden University
• Program Evaluation Instructor, Argosy University
• Reading Instructor, Rochester College
• Principal, North Branch Area Schools