About Shelley Kinash
BA English Literature & Communications, University of Calgary
MSc Community Rehabilitation & Disabilty Studies, University of Calgary
PhD Educational Technology, University of Calgary
Associate Professor Shelley Kinash is the Director of Learning and Teaching at Bond University where her major achievements have been: championing employability throughout the everyday curriculum; migrating the student evaluation of teaching to an online system; and supporting a whole-of-university approach to blended / technology-enhanced learning. Previously, she was an academic at the University of Calgary in Canada and a visiting academic to the University of Southern Queensland. She has over 200 publications including 3 books. She has co-led two national OLT strategic priority research projects on graduate employability and postgraduate student experiences, and led one seed project on student evaluation of teaching.
Honors and Awards
- The RemServ Showcase Award for Excellence in Innovation
- Australian College of Educators’ Excellence in Education Award
- Blackboard Mobile Catalyst Platinum Award
- 2015: Shortlisted project for the Wharton QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards
- 2015: Project Co-Leader for Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching Strategic Priority grant on the Postgraduate Student Experience
- 2014: Project Co-Leader for Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching Strategic Priority grant on graduate employability
- 2014: Project Leader for Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching Seed grant on Student Evaluation
- 2011: Co-Researcher on Australian Learning and Teaching Council grant
Quality, Teaching & Learning
Bond University QLD 4229
Ph: +61 7 559 51649
National graduate employability research
Graduate Employability Symposium (Dissemination/Impact Event of the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching Commissioned Project) (2015)
Extract: To be employable once you have graduated from university means that you: Are able to demonstrate soft skills (e.g. ...
National student evaluation research
Student Evaluation Symposium (Dissemination/Impact Event of Australian Government Office for Learnig and Teaching SEED Project) (2015)
Extract Issues, Context & Project Aims Online student evaluation systems are an opportunity for student engagement and learning improvement. However, ...
Achieving high student evaluation of teaching response rates through a ...
Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development (2012)
At the conclusion of each university semester, students are asked to complete surveys evaluating their educators and subjects. Research indicates ...
Challenging mobile learning discourse through research: Student perceptions of Blackboard ...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (2012)
Many university academics disagree with the rationale that we should pursue mobile learning because 21st century students are apparently demanding ...
Student perspective on electronic evaluation of teaching
Studies in learning, evaluation, innovation and development (2011)
Research indicates that administering university student evaluation of teaching electronically rather than via paper-based surveys increases the quality and timeliness ...