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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 course- and learning object-building and data analysis.

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 wrote for the Instructional Design Open Studio (IDOS) blog as Eruditio Loginquitas from 2006 - 2014, when it was sunsetted. She led the team that originated the ELATEwiki (E-Learning and Teaching Exchange).

She reviews academic articles for MERLOT's Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT), Educause Review Online, Elsevier, Routledge, and others. An edited book, "Remote Workforce Training: Effective Technologies and Strategies," was released in February 2014. She has a forthcoming edited text titled "Enhancing Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research with Technology" due out September 2014.

An invited piece was published recently in Against The Grain(TM) journal at She recently released some slideshows from conference presentations on SlideShare. Others are available on ScholarSpace. She also has several collaborative and experimental e-books on Scalar, one about academic peer reviewing and another about using NVivo.

She was born in Huntsville, Alabama, in the U.S.

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