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

Hunting and gathering: new imperatives in mapping and collecting student learning data to assure quality outcomes (with Romy Lawson, Tracey Taylor, Erica French, Eveline Fallshaw, Cathy Hall, and Jane Summers), Higher Education Research & Development (2014)
 

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)
 

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

Disability in a digital world: Online pedagogy for enabling learning (with Diana Knight), Online learning: An educational development perspective (2014)
 

Why so evasive about evaluation in Higher Education? (with James Herbert and Romy Lawson), Evaluation as a tool for research learning and making things better (2014)
 

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)
 

Book Reviews

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

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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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Survey students online to improve Learning and Teaching (with Vishen Naidu and Melanie Fleming), Learning and Teaching papers (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)
 

Presentations/Conference Papers

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Innovation in personalised learning, CQ Functions (2014)
 

Graduate employability and productivity (with Stephen Billett, Dawn Bennett, Margaret Jollands, and Nicolette Lee), OLT Conference 2014 (2014)
 

Improving graduate employability: Strategies from three Universities (with Linda Crane, Mark Schulz, David Dowling, and Cecily Knight), Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE) (2014)
 

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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)
 

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)