W. Scott Benton - Excelsior College
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W. Scott Benton
Doctor of Chiropractic
Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
Dr. Wesley (Scott) Benton joined Excelsior College's teaching faculty in the School of Health Sciences in 2013. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in distance higher education, having taught in both online and on-campus formats in institutions since 2004. As an educator, he specializes in leveraging technology to assist students in learning complex material. He is known for his ability to create a supportive learning environment where both novice and experienced adult students thrive and learn. Dr. Benton co-chairs the College's Faculty Steering Committee.
In the School of Health Sciences at Excelsior, Dr. Benton teaches Anatomy and Physiology and numerous other health-related courses. He also regularly serves as a subject matter expert for the course development program, where he employs contemporary design strategies to craft health science courses that afford high-value learning opportunities. The College's innovative hands-on Anatomy and Physiology Labs are a recent result of his work.
In addition to a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree, he has earned two master's degrees, a MA in Counseling Psychology and a MS Ed in Instructional Technology (Adult Learning). In 2012, Benton was named Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Member and awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award from Davenport University. He is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society and the American Association of Anatomists.