Publications

Dr. Susan Aldridge publishes regularly on academic leadership, technology and higher education, distance education, future trends in higher education, serving adult and military students, and strategically managing in this challenging higher education environment. Here are a selected list of those publications.

Books

SEP 2014 Wired For Success – New book release by Dr. Susan C. Aldridge

Article

JAN 2015  Building Campus Pride Among Virtual Students
Source: The Evolution Website

AUG 2014  Quality: The Real Benchmark of Value in Technology-Enhanced Learning (Part 2)
Source: The Evolution Website

AUG 2014  Quality: The Real Benchmark of Value in Technology-Enhanced Learning (Part 1)
Source: The Evolution Website

JUN 2014  Graduate School 2.0: Three Ways to Put Technology to Work for Graduate Student Success
Source: The Evolution Website

MAR 2014  Wired for Success-Adding Value to the College Experience
Source: Wired Magazine

DEC 2013 On Wired for Success
Source: Teacher-Scholar The Journal of the State Comprehensive University

DEC 2013 Online education: From campus to computer
Source: LA Times

2013 Online learning at public universities: Building a new path to a college degree
Source: Learning House Website

2013 AASCU Members at Forefront of Providing Online Education
Source: Public Purpose Magazine, Fall 2013

MAR 2013 3 Ways Technology-Enhanced Courses Benefit Learners
Source: Learning House Website

2013 Exploiting the power of technology to reap the benefits of effective learning
Source: Media Planet Website

AUG 2012 High-Tech Career Services Offer High-Yield Returns in a Tough Job Market
Source: US Distance Learning Association, Editorial

2012 Making the Grade with Hybrid Education: What Every President Should Know
Source: Public Purpose, American Association of State Colleges and Universities; Washington, DC

2012 Providing Quality Higher Education for Adults
Source: Game Changers: Education and Information Technologies, Chapter 13, (Diana Oblinger, editor), Washington, DC: Educause

DEC 2010 WikiLeaks and Stuxnet reveal Growing Cybersecurity Threat
Source: Op Ed with Lt Gen Harry Raduege, Washington, DC: The Examiner

OCT 2010 Strategy Matters More Than Budget in Student Recruiting
Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington, DC

AUG 2010 Build an Army of Cyber Warriors
Source: Op Ed with Lt Gen Harry Raduege, national distribution

JUL 2010 Adult Education for the 21st Century
Source: Op Ed, McClatchy, national distribution

2010 Going The Distance, An Inspiring Book Of Student Success
Source: UMUC, Maryland

1996 Exploratory Research on the Needs of Older Persons on the U.S./Mexico Border.
Source: New Mexico: World Marketing, Inc

JUN 1995 A Developing Trend: The Convergent Model in Health Care Reform. Experiences From Singapore, U.K. and U.S.
Source: Hong Kong: Asian Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 17, No. 1.

1995 An Exploratory Study and Needs Assessment of the Older Population of Ft. Hancock, Texas.
Source: New Mexico: World Marketing, Inc.

NOV 1994 Toward a Convergence Model in Health Care Internationally.
Source: Working Paper published by the Harvard University/National University of Singapore Center for Advanced Studies. Singapore

SEP 1994 The Impact of Health Care Cost Containment Policies on the Aged: A U.S. Perspective.
Source: Proceedings of the International Conference on Ageing , Singapore Action Group of Elders. Singapore.

FEB 1994 National Health Care Reform: Implications of Global Budgeting and Managed Competition in the U.S.
Source: Working Paper Number 10, published by the National University of Singapore, Department of Political Science.

1994 Asian Aging and the American Way.
Source: Rocky Mountain News, special feature Seniority, Volume 3, Issue 3, Pages 1-2. Denver, Colorado

1994 U.S. National Health Care Reform: Policy Cure or Mis-Diagnosis.
Source: Public Sector Reform: Critical Issues and Perspectives, Ian Scott and Ian Thynne (eds). Hong Kong: Asian Journal of Public Administration.

MAY 1992 DRCOG Responds to Increasing Need for Elder Care with Service Programs.
Source: DRCOG Notes, Denver Regional Council of Governments. Denver, Colorado.

1992 Relocation: Caregiver Options, a booklet for families.
Source: The Partnership Group. Lansdale, Pennsylvania.

1992 Caregiver Survival Kit, a brochure for families of hospitalized older adults.
Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments. Denver, Colorado.

1992 Served as Advisor for Caring for Your Aging Parents. Author: Kerri S. Smith
Source: American Source Books. Lakewood, Colorado.

SEP-OCT 1990 Preparing for the Opportunities of Our Aging Population.
Source: Colorado Municipalities. Volume 66, No. 5. Denver, Colorado.

JULY 1990 Planning for an Aging Society: Implications for the Denver Region.
Source: Contributor and editor, Denver Regional Council of Governments. Denver, Colorado.

MAR-APR 1990 Counselor Intervention Enhances Life, Reduces Costs.
Source: Discharge Planning Update, American Hospital Association. Vol. 10, No. 2. Chicago, Illinois.

MAR 1990 DRCOG Serves Regions’ Older Adults.
Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments. Denver, Colorado.

1990 A Demographic Profile of Older Persons in the Denver Metropolitan Area.
Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments. Denver, Colorado.

1990-1992 Monthly Column, Prime Time Newspaper.
Source: Denver, Colorado. (Distribution: 22,000).

JUL 1989 DRCOG Study May Trigger New National Policy.
Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments. Denver, Colorado.

JUL 1989 DRCOG Study May Trigger New National Policy.
Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments. Denver, Colorado.

MAY 1989 The Impact of Counseling Intervention on Hospital Discharge Planning.
Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments. Denver, Colorado.

OCT 1981 Colorado Optometric Manpower Needs for the 1980′s.
Source: Colorado Optometric Association. Denver, Colorado.

OCT 1979 Services for the Elderly: Issues and Directions.
Source: Denver Regional Council of Governments. Denver, Colorado.

MAY 1978 Concepts for Nursing Reimbursement: An Analysis and Review of Critical Factors with M. Gene Aldridge, Jeffrey Bauer and Susan M. Cockings.
Source: American Nurse’s Association. Kansas City.

Other Research

1995 Exploratory Study and Needs Assessment of the Older Population of Ft. Hancock Texas, Co-Investigator

1991 The Medicare Prospective Payment Theory as Applied to the Management of Patient Care Outcomes, Doctoral Dissertation

1989 Impact of Counseling Intervention on Hospital Discharge Planning, (a national U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services demonstration grant), Project Director

1985 An Aging Services Needs Assessment, Project Director, Denver, Colorado

1985 Senior Center Needs and Facilities Study, Project Director, Denver, Colorado

1981 Aging Services Needs Assessment, Project Director, Denver, Colorado

1981 Colorado Optometric Manpower Needs for the 1980′s, Project Director, Denver, Co.

1977 Data collection and research for book entitled Medical Peer Review Theory and Practice, (Mosby Company), Research Associate

1975 Development of a Community Health Education Strategy for the National Foundation March of Dimes, Project Director

1974 Community Health Needs Assessment, Research Associate, Englewood, Co.

1974 Hospital Educational Accountability Study, Research Associate, Englewood, Co.

1974 Definition of Two Hospital Service Areas, Research Director, Englewood, Colorado