Dr. Betsy D. Dalton

Assistant Professor

Dr. Betsy D. Dalton
Room 230B, Jones Hall (JH)
MTSU Box 200, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Spring 2018: Tuesdays 9:15-11:15

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville (2014)
  • M.S., Middle Tennessee State University (2009)
  • B.A., Sewanee University of the South (2004)

Areas of Expertise

Health Communication 

Organizational Communication 

Interpersonal Communication 

Scholarly Communication 

Biography

 

 

Publications

HEALTH COMMUNICATION:

Dalton, E. D. (2015). The protective effects of adolescent motherhood in South Central Appalachia: Salvation from drugs and emptiness. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 26, 409-417. DOI: 10.1177/1043659614524249.  

Dalton, E. D. & Miller, L. (2015). Peers, stereotypes and health communication through the cultural lens of adolescent Appalachian mothers. Cult...

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HEALTH COMMUNICATION:

Dalton, E. D. (2015). The protective effects of adolescent motherhood in South Central Appalachia: Salvation from drugs and emptiness. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 26, 409-417. DOI: 10.1177/1043659614524249.  

Dalton, E. D. & Miller, L. (2015). Peers, stereotypes and health communication through the cultural lens of adolescent Appalachian mothers. Culture, Health, and Sexuality, DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2015.1066856.  

Eldredge, S., Dalton, E. D., & Miller, L. (2014). Pain management as triadic interaction: Shifting alliances in nurse-patient-family member communication. Southern Communication Journal, 79, 448-467. DOI: 10.1080/1041794X.2014.928899.  

Miller, L., Eldredge, S., & Dalton, E. D. (2016). “Pain is what the patient says it is”: Nurse-patient communication, information seeking, and pain management. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, p. 1 – 11, DOI: 10.1177/1049909116661815.

Kelly, S., Eldredge, S. A., Dalton, E. D., & Miller, L. E. (2014). Health information behavior: An initial validity portfolio for active and passive measures. Communication Research Reports, 31, 171-182. DOI: 10.1080/08824096.2014.907145.

 

SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION

Curty, R. G., Crowston, K., Specht, A., Grant, B. W., & Dalton, E. D. (In press). Attitudes and norms affecting scientists’ data reuse. PLoS One.

Tenopir, C., Dalton, E. D., Christian, L., Jones, M. K., McCabe, M., Smith, M. & Fish, A. (2017). Imagining a Gold Open Access Future: Attitudes, Behaviors, and Funding Scenarios among Authors of Academic Scholarship. College & Research Libraries, http://crl.acrl.org/content/early/2016/09/27/crl16-964.abstract.   

Tenopir, C., Dalton, E. D., Fish, A., Christian, L., Jones, M., Smith, M., & McCabe, M. (2016). What Motivates Authors of Scholarly Articles? The Importance of Journal Attributes and Potential Audience on Publication Choice. Publications, 4(22) p. 1 – 22. DOI: doi:10.3390/publications4030022     

Tenopir, C., Dalton, E. D., Allard, S., Frame, M., Pjesivac, I., Birch, B., Pollock, D., & Dorsett, K. (2015). Changes in data sharing and data reuse practices and perceptions among scientists worldwide. PLoS ONE, 10(8): e0134826. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0134826.  

     

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Courses

Intro to Organizational Communication 

Sexual Communication 

Organizational Communication Analysis/Research Methods

Comm Theory

Organizational Communication in Communities