BA English Literature & Communications, University of Calgary 

MSc Community Rehabilitation & Disabilty Studies, University of Calgary 

PhD Educational Technology, University of Calgary 

Shelley Kinash, PhD is the Director of Learning and Teaching and Associate Professor
Higher Education at Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Shelley has been
employed at Bond University since 2008 and has been a university academic for nearly
twenty years. Her PhD is in Education Technology from the University of Calgary, Canada
and was completed in 2004. As an active researcher, her publications are in the education
field of research. Research themes include: education technology, blended learning,
mobile learning, digital content, pedagogy, academic development, assurance of learning,
education research methodology and student evaluation of teaching. 

Recent Grants Awarded 

'Supporting graduate employability from generalist disciplines through employer and
private institution collaboration' Australian Office for Learning and Teaching
Innovation and Development 

'Measuring and improving student course engagement and learning success through
online student evaluation systems' Australian Office for Learning and Teaching Seed
Project 

Articles

The practice of quality in assuring learning in higher education (with Erica French, Jane Summers, Romy Lawson, Tracey Taylor, James Herbert, Eveline Fallshaw, and Cathy Hall), Quality in Higher Education (2014)
 

University student experiences of mobile learning: One year beyond commencement (with Jeffrey Brand, Trishita Mathew, and Ron Kordyban), International Journal of Innovation and Learning (2013)
 

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Achieving high student evaluation of teaching response rates through a culture of academic-student collaboration (with Diana Knight and Vishen Naidu), Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development (2012)
 

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Challenging mobile learning discourse through research: Student perceptions of Blackboard Mobile Learn and iPads (with Jeffrey Brand and Trishita Mathew), Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (2012)
 

Academic developer identity: How we know who we are (with Kayleen Wood), International Journal for Academic Development (2011)
 

Books

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Assessment @ Bond (with Diana Knight), Assessment @ Bond (2013)
 

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First Steps Towards Blended Learning @ Bond (with Diana Knight and Ron Kordyban), First Steps Towards Blended Learning @ Bond (2013)
 

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning @ Bond (with Kayleen Wood and Diana Knight), Scholarship of Teaching and Learning @ Bond (2012)
 

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Learning @ Bond (with Diana Knight, Susan Macfarlane, and Joanne Wheeler), Learning @ Bond (2011)
 

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning @ Bond: Fostering Early Career Research (with Kayleen Wood and Diana Knight), Scholarship of Teaching and Learning @ Bond: Fostering Early Career Research (2011)
 

Book Chapters

Enabling learning for disabled students (with Susan Crichton), Handbook of Distance Education (2013)
 

What is SOTL?, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning @ Bond University Volume 2 (2012)
 

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Uncoupling mobility and learning: When one does not guarantee the other (with Jeffrey Brand, Trishita Mathew, and Ron Kordyban), Enhancing Learning through Technology: Education Unplugged: Mobile Technologies and Web 2.0 (2011)
 

Beyond the binaries that keep us from writing with and like children (with Kirsten Kinash), Beyond Binaries in Education Research (2011)
 

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Blended learning internationalization from the Commonwealth: An Australian and Canadian collaborative case study (with Susan Crichton), Cases on Globalized and Culturally Appropriate E-Learning: Challenges and Solutions (2011)
 

Book Reviews

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Inspiring Academics: Learning with the world's greatest university teachers, International Journal for Academic Development (2013)
 

Book review: Diary of a French girl: Surviving intercultural encounters, Higher Education Research and Development (2010)
 

Popular Press

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Does social media breed learner laziness? (with Jeffrey Brand), Education Technology Solutions (2014)
 

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MOOCing about MOOCs, Education Technology Solutions (2013)
 

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Crafting minds in Minecraft (with Jeffrey Brand), Education Technology Solutions (2013)
 

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Are the library shelves empty now that digital books have arrived? (with Debborah Smith and Jeffrey Brand), Educational Technology Solutions (2013)
 

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Digital immigrant teachers and digital native students: What happens to teaching? (with Kayleen Wood and Diana Knight), Educational Technology Solutions (2013)
 

Presentations/Conference Papers

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Turn on the book: Using affordance theory to understand the adoption of digital textbooks by university lecturers (with Debborah Smith and Jeffrey Brand), Electric Dreams, 30th ascilite Conference (2013)
 

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Driving mobility in your institution [Recording], Driving mobility in your institution [Recording] (2013)
 

Using student feedback through online surveys to improve learning and teaching: Research conducted by eight Australian universities (with Diana Knight, Vishen Naidu, Lisa Bolton, Sara Booth, Jo Miller, Sid Nair, Elizabeth Santhanam, Beatrice Tucker, and Marion Tilloch), 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (2013)
 

Building sustainable and effective assurance of learning process in a changing higher education environment (with Erica French, Romy Lawson, Tracy Taylor, James Herbert, Eveline Fallshaw, Cathy Hall, and Jane Summers), 26th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (2012)
 

Graduate Employability

Measuring and improving student course engagement and learning success through online student evaluation systems (with Sally Kift, Vishen Naidu, Jo Miller, Sid Nair, Elizabeth Santhanam, Beatrice Tucker, and Marian Tulloch) (2014)
 

Supporting graduate employability from generalist disciplines through employer and private institution collaboration (with Linda Crane, Mark Schulz, Sally Kift, Kirsty Mitchell, Matthew McLean, Laura Hougaz, Cecily Knight, and David Dowling) (2014)
 

Student evaluation of teaching and subjects in Australian universities (with Vishen Naidu and Diana Knight), Data Collections (2012)
 

Results of a survey into what are good research questions in higher education (with Trishita Mathew), Data Collections (2011)