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Shalin Hai-Jew (Kansas State University)

Shalin Hai-Jew
IT Assistance Center (iTAC)

Manhattan, Kansas

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Shalin Hai-Jew works as an Instructional Designer at the Information Technology Assistance Center (iTAC) at Kansas State University (K-State). There, she works on a variety of projects related to instructional design, course- and learning object-building, research, writing, and data analysis. She co-edits the C2C Digital Magazine for a non-profit professional organization, Colleague 2 Colleague; she serves on C2C's Steering Committee.

Through mid-2014, she taught part-time for WashingtonOnline (WAOL), based out of Washington State. She has taught at various colleges and universities for the past 20 years, including four years in the People's Republic of China (two years through the United Nations Volunteer Programme, UNDP). She was a tenured professor of English and Communications at Shoreline Community College in Washington State but left to pursue instructional design work.

She earned an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership / Public Administration from Seattle University (2005), where she was a Morford Scholar. Her dissertation focused on the role of trust in e-learning. She earned B.A.s in English and psychology and an M.A. in English from the University of Washington, which she entered at 15 through the U.W. Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for the Study of Capable Youth (now the Center for Young Scholars). At the UW, she received a Hugh Paradise Scholarship.

She reviews academic articles for Educause Review Online, Elsevier, Routledge/Taylor & Francis, IGI-Global, and others. An edited book, "Design Strategies and Innovations in Multimedia Presentations," was released in July 2015. She has a forthcoming edited book titled "Social Media Data Extraction and Content Analysis" ( with IGI-Global. This is slated for publication in early 2016. She is currently editing a book for Springer titled "Data Analytics in Digital Humanities," slated for release in late 2016; for more information about the call for chapters, please visit She is editing a work titled "Techniques for Coding Imagery and Multimedia for Research Purposes" with IGI-Global (

She releases select slideshows from conference presentations on SlideShare. One recent one for a conference is "Beauty as a Bridge to NodeXL" ( Others are available on ScholarSpace. She also has several collaborative and experimental e-books on Scalar, about academic peer reviewing, NVivo (a qualitative and mixed methods data analytics tool), and NodeXL (a network graphing tool), respectively.

Dr. Hai-Jew was born in Huntsville, Alabama, in the U.S.

EDUCAUSE Involvement

  • EQ Reviewers
    Member , 2009 - 2017