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Heidi Maston, EdD
EdD, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA, 2011
MS, University of Maryland, University College, Adelphi, MD, 2003
BA, Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID, 2000
Areas of Instruction
Scholarly & Professional Interests
Honors and Awards
Areas of Instruction:
Leadership and Change
Distance Education and Technology
Psychology of Technology and Education
Scholarly & Professional Interests:
Instructor, developer, author, researcher and presenter on all areas related to distance education with specialization in communication, social networking and virtual worlds.
Social Services work in various agencies and populations, including crisis counseling and intervention, domestic counseling, homeless intervention, special education and child welfare intervention.
Corporation for Education Initiatives in California (CA K-20/CENIC). 2008 - present.
American Educational Research Association (AERA). 2007 - present.
Multi-Media Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT). 2005 - present.
Sloan-C Consortium, a Consortium of Institutions and Organizations Committed to Quality Online Education.
Editorial Board of the International Journal of Science.
Board of Directors for the Alliance for Distance Education in California (CA Chapter of the USDLA).
Various state, national and global organizations dedicated to distance education, research, and educaton.
Honors and Awards:
Honorary Associate (2013). CMM Institute for Personal and Social Innovation.
President's Strategic Planning Committee (2012 - 2017). Fielding Graduate University.
Peer Review Editor (2012). IEEE Colloquium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research.
Appointed official. Consultant (2009 - present). Alliance for Distance Education in California (ADEC) 501[c]3.
Maston, H. & Chears, V. (2012). Leadership Lessons from the Unbeaten Path: Asking the Right Questions for Better Results. The Evolllution: Illuminating LifeLong Learning.
Maston, H. (2012). Communication in Distance Education: Can You Hear Me Now? International Journal of Science: ISSN 2225-0763.
Maston, H. (2012). When Research Gives You Answers to Questions You Didn't Ask or Expect. The Evolllution: Illuminating LifeLong Learning.
Maston, H. (2012). June Panel - Side-Stepping the Most Common Roadblocks to Successful Adult Higher Education. The Evolllution: Illuminating Lifelong Learning.
Maston, H. (2012). All You've Got to Do is JUMP - Harnessing Risk Taking Behaviors in the Technology Classroom Environment. The Evolllution: Illuminating Lifelong Learning.
Maston, H. (2012). Bullet Points are Comfortin but they are Just Snacks. The Evolllution: Illuminating LifeLong Learning.
Maston, H. (2012). Champions vs. Resisters: Coaxing the Dragon Over the Wall the Evolllution: Illuminating LifeLong Learning.
Maston, H. (2012). The Student Whisperer: Why not ask the kids? The Evolllution: Illuminating LifeLong Learning.
Maston, H. (2012). "With Increased Outsourcing to Global Online Tutors and Virtual Coaches in Higher Education: Who is Really Teaching the Course?" Global Education Network: Global Education Conference. November 16, 2012.
Maston, H. (2012). "A Delphi Method Study on Triggering Transactional Distance to Improve Students' Learning: The Instructor's Rubric" 5th Annual International Symposium for Emerging Technologies for Online Learning: A Joint Symposium of the Sloan Consortium and MERLOT. Las Vegas, NV, July 25 - 27, 2012.
Development of new PhD and MA in Education for the University of the Rockies. (2013 - present).
Founder and developer of the CarpeLearning Organizational Learning Plan. (2010 - present).
Consultant and past President for Alliance for Distance Education in California. (2005 - present).
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