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Keywords: instructional designer, online learning, healthcare education, virtual course design, adjunct professor, dissertation, doctoral

2019 Quality Research Award

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Peer-reviewed Research Presentation

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Research Award Ceremony

Research Symposium Poster Presentation

2018 Emerging Scholar Award


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Original Research Publications

Smith, K.M. (2021). Accessibility in Gamification: A Theoretical Framework. Journal of Accessibility and Design for All. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya 


Smith, K. M., Abrams, S. (2018). Equity in Teaching and Learning with Digital Technologies International Journal of Information and Learning Technology: Gamification & ADA Compliance: Considering Equity. doi: pending


Smith, K.M. (2017). Common Qualitative Research Methods. Research Gate Open Source Journal.  doi:  10.13140/RG.2.2.10745.16480


Smith, K. M., Wick, A. (2016). Student perceptions of acupuncture online course equivalency and a comparison of online and on-campus student performance outcomes. Maryland University of Integrative Health Research Symposium


Smith, K. M. (2016). The Relationship between Institutional Culture and Faculty Perceptions of Online Learning in Chiropractic Higher Education. Submitted and Accepted to Trident University International School of Education, September 2016


Smith, K. M. (2014). Women in Higher Education Leadership: A Literature Review. Research Gate Open Access Journal. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.5025.6243


Smith, K. M. (2014). Women in Academic Leadership: A Mini Study.Trident University.  doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.4730.7123


Smith, K. M. (2014). Biodynamic Agriculture Increasing Biodiversity in Food Deserts:  A Quantitative Study within a Jacksonville Community. Submitted and Accepted into Trinity School of Natural Health Doctorate of Naturopathy Graduate Department, December 2014. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.28771.14880


Smith, K. M. (2013). An Analytical Approach to the Evolution, Quality, and Principles of Distance and Online Higher Education. Submitted and Accepted to Trident University International Graduate Department, June 2013


Smith, K. M. (2009). Mycobacterium Avium Paratuberculosis vs. Regional Enteritis. Animal Science Institute, June 2009


Settles, T., Smith, K. M. (2014). Patient satisfaction in an Arkansas hospital: A mixed method study.  Research Proposal

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