Heather Scott
Instructor of Psychology/Department Chair
Gerber 223
M.S.Ed. Counseling, Northern State University
B.S. Psychology, Northern State University
Heather Scott is completing her Ph.D. in psychology with specialization in the integration of technology, learning, and psychology from Grand Canyon University. She has served as a professional in higher education for nearly 20 years in a variety of administrative roles that include assistant vice president for academics, director of institutional research, and director of assessment. She has extensive experience working with and preparing documentation for specialized programmatic and regional accreditation organizations. Ms. Scott served as one of two graduate student ambassadors for the American Psychological Association (APA), Division 15 from her university. Ms. Scott’s primary research focus is on the role of metacognition and self-regulation in distance education.
Research Interests
Technology and learning
Metacognitive strategies and distance learning
Socio-emotional presence and distance learning
Dstance learning pedagogy
Technology and communication
Service and Memberships
American Psychological Association (APA)
APA Division 15: Educational Psychology
APA Division 1: Society for General Psychology
Assessment Committee, Millicent Atkins School of Education
Curriculum Committee, Millicent Atkins School of Education
Co-chair of the Psychology Club (Student Organization)
Aberdeen Area Arts Council Board member