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Kieran McDonald BSc, MSc, SFHEA

Senior Lecturer


Summary

Senior Lecturer in the Visual Communication subject group, based within the Sheffield Institute of Arts.

About

Design and technology specialist with a pedagogic research interest in technology enhanced learning. Wide ranging experience in learning, teaching and assessment in design education.

Teaching

Subject area

Visual Communication

Courses

Graphic Design
Illustration

Research

Interested in the intersection between design and technology in creative education.

Publications

Journal articles

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

Conference papers

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/

Reports

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

Posters

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

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