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Royce Ann Collins

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Dr. Collins brings 15 years of experience to KSU as an administrator of adult degree programs at higher education institutions. She was selected as the Outstanding Graduate Student in the College of Education in 2005 and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi. Dr. Collins has won national and regional awards for her teaching, research and scholarship. 

While the Adult Education program is already established in Fort Leavenworth and the greater KC area, she is expanding the Adult Education program to the K-State Olathe campus, where it will now be housed.

She is currently serving on the Executive Committee for the Commission for Accelerated Programs and is a member of American Association for Adult and Continuing Education.

Education
  • Ph.D., Adult and Continuing Education, Kansas State University, 2005
  • M.A., Higher Education Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1993
  • M.R.E, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri, 1987
  • B.A, Special Education Learning Disabilities, Northeastern Oklahoma State, 1983
Research Interests

Adult learning, accelerated programs, cognitive development, and faculty development across the themes of assessment, e-learning and accelerated/intensive program format. 

Current Scholarly Work/Publications

Collins, R.A. Comparing traditional teaching with teaching via web 2.0 technologies. In V. Wang (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Martin, J.B., & Collins, R.A. Evaluating teaching in adult education. In V. Wang (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Information Communication Technologies and Adult Education Integration. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Collins, R.A. The role of learning styles and technology. In V. Wang (Ed.) Integrating Adult Learning and Technologies for Effective Education: Strategic Approaches. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. (Reprint)

Collins, R.A. & Martin, J. Integrating adult learning for effective adult/higher education. In V. Wang (Ed.) Integrating Adult Learning and Technologies for Effective Education: Strategic Approaches. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Dr. Collins can be reached at racollin@ksu.edu or (913) 307-7353.

View her CV (pdf)