Senior Lecturer in the Visual Communication subject group, based within the Sheffield Institute of Arts.
Design and technology specialist with a pedagogic research interest in technology enhanced learning. Wide ranging experience in learning, teaching and assessment in design education.
Interested in the intersection between design and technology in creative education.
Jones-Devitt, S., Austen, L., Irwin, B., Mcdonald, K., & Parkin, H. (2017). Are all students 'hard to reach' in a digital higher education (H.E.) context? The Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change, 3 (1), 147-158. http://doi.org/10.21100/jeipc.v3i1.526
Mcdonald, K., & Glover, I. (2016). Exploring the transformative potential of Bluetooth beacons in higher education. Research in Learning Technology, 24 (1), 32166. http://doi.org/10.3402/rlt.v24.32166
Glover, I., & Mcdonald, K. (2018). Digital places: location-based digital practices in higher education using Bluetooth Beacons. Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, 950-959. http://www.learntechlib.org/p/184298/
Austen, L., Parkin, H., Jones-Devitt, S., Mcdonald, K., & Irwin, B. (2016). Digital capability and teaching excellence: an integrative review exploring what infrastructure and strategies are necessary to support effective use of technology enabled learning (TEL). Gloucester: The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. http://www.qaa.ac.uk/en/Publications/Documents/Digital-capability-and-teaching-excellence-2016.pdf
Forder, S., Mcdonald, K., Drabble, G., & Twyman, J. (2010). Encouraging transition to HE from the Advanced Engineering Diploma. Presented at: Higher Education Academy Annual Conference 2010, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, 2010