Carolyn N. Stevenson

Carolyn N. Stevenson, Faculty Advisor, Purdue University Global, Veteran educator and qualitative research expert Carolyn Stevenson has over 20 years teaching and administrative experience in higher education. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Communication, Master of Business Administration, and Doctor of Education with an emphasis in Higher Education. Recent publications include a chapter entitled: “Leading across Generations: Issues for Higher Education Administrators” published in the Handbook of Research on Transnational Higher Education Management, IGI Global; Technical Writing: A Comprehensive Resource for Technical Writers at all Levels, (Martinez, Hannigan, Wells, Peterson and Stevenson) Revised and Updated Edition, Kaplan Publishing, Building Online Communities in Higher Education Institutions: Creating Collaborative Experience (with Joanna Bauer), published by IGI Global, and Promoting Climate Change Awareness through Environmental Education (with Lynn Wilson), published by IGI Global.

Publications

Policies, Protocols, and Standards for Professionalism in a Diverse Work Environment
Christiana Bevier, Barry Regan, Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2023. 324 pages.
The evolving nature of the professional world has made it increasingly complex to project professionalism effectively. Policies, Protocols, and Standards for Professionalism in a...
Addressing the Sustainable Development Goals Through Environmental Education
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2022. 22 pages.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 Quality Education has increased awareness in pre-university environmental education efforts. Environmental education is...
Enhancing Higher Education Accessibility Through Open Education and Prior Learning
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2021. 252 pages.
Institutions of higher learning are providing access to free and low-cost open resources to support students with prior college-level learning during every step of their...
OERs, Capstones, and Faculty Mentors: Opening the Door to Student Success
Carolyn N. Stevenson, Elizabeth (Betsy) Daniels. © 2021. 27 pages.
Purdue University Global offers free online services and personalized mentoring to help learners identify and organize prior work and life experience and skills that could count...
Leveling the Educational Playing Field: Resources for OERs, Open Degree Plans, and Prior Learning Assessment
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2021. 26 pages.
Many adult learners are looking for an opportunity to finish what they have started and complete a college degree or advance into graduate studies. While the high cost of a...
Creating Connections: Competency-Based Degree Programs and Undergraduate Capstone Courses for Adult Learners
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2021. 19 pages.
Undergraduate adult learners need flexible, cost-efficient ways to increase knowledge, enhance skills, or complete a college degree. The rising cost of college tuition coupled...
Enriching Collaboration and Communication in Online Learning Communities
Carolyn N. Stevenson, Joanna C. Bauer. © 2020. 319 pages.
Effective communication is essential in every organization, including educational institutions. Often, members of the online community work in isolation. Collaboration across...
Communicating across the Generations: Implications for Higher Education Leadership
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2020. 30 pages.
Today's workplace is composed of four generational groups of employees, each with varying degrees of technological expertise, career expectations, and professional...
Data Speaks: Use of Poems and Photography in Qualitative Research
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2020. 26 pages.
Qualitative research methods provide the researcher with opportunity to share the lived experiences of participants in an authentic manner. These narratives can be enhanced...
International Journal of Technology-Enabled Student Support Services (IJTESSS)
Siran Mukerji, Anjana. Est. 2019.
The International Journal of Technology-Enabled Student Support Services (IJTESSS) presents, analyzes, shares, and collaborates ideas, experiences, research studies, and cases on...
Creating Connections: Competency-Based Degree Programs and Undergraduate Capstone Courses for Adult Learners
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2019. 23 pages.
Undergraduate adult learners need flexible, cost-efficient ways to increase knowledge, enhance skills, or complete a college degree. The rising cost of college tuition coupled...
Building Sustainability Through Environmental Education
Lynn A. Wilson, Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2019. 335 pages.
Global climate change will alter the environmental forces of today and increasingly affect weather patterns, rises in temperature, and government policies for decades to come. To...
Addressing the Sustainable Development Goals Through Environmental Education
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2019. 28 pages.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 Quality Education has increased awareness in pre-university environmental education efforts. Environmental education is...
Help Me Understand: Effectively Communicating Across Generations
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2019. 22 pages.
Higher education leaders need to identify differences among generations of employees and students and develop a strategic plan for managing and motivating across the generations....
Enhancing Education Through Open Degree Programs and Prior Learning Assessment
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2018. 306 pages.
The rising cost of tuition, increasing competition, and mounting student loan debt has caused educational leaders to rethink degree programs and resources for learners. As such...
New Degrees of Opportunity at OC@KU: Addressing the Needs of Today's Learners With Affordable, Flexible, Competency-Based Educational Options
Elizabeth (Betsy) Daniels, Kerrie Houchens, Don Whipple, Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2018. 23 pages.
Today's learners need flexible, cost-efficient ways to increase knowledge, enhance skills, or complete a college degree. The rising cost of college tuition coupled with the...
Communicating across the Generations: Implications for Higher Education Leadership
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2016. 21 pages.
Today's workplace is composed of four generational groups of employees, each with varying degrees of technological expertise, career expectations, and professional...
Analyzing Qualitative Data: Visualizing Lived Experiences through Poems and Photography
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2016. 25 pages.
Use of photography and poetry offer a way for participants to express lived experiences through a visual and written means of self-expression. These forms of data collection can...
Leading Across Generations: Issues for Higher Education Administrators
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2014. 20 pages.
Today’s workplace is composed of four generational groups of employees, each with varying degrees of technological expertise, career expectations, and professional experience. As...
International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing (IJTEM)
Purnendu Tripathi, Siran Mukerji. Est. 2011.
The International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing (IJTEM) presents, analyzes, shares, and collaborates ideas, experiences, research studies, and cases on the...
Beyond the Books: Building Community and Promoting Student Retention in Online Learning Environments
Carolyn N. Stevenson. © 2010. 14 pages.
Retention of online students is a topic of special interest in higher education. Research shows that the highest percentage of students failing or withdrawing from classes occurs...