Shalin Hai-Jew


Shalin Hai-Jew works as a grant writer at Hutchinson Community College.  She is working on several publishing projects.  One new one involves ways to harness AI for automated decisionmaking.  The link is  

Prior, she worked for 17.5 years as an instructional designer at K-State, in ITS.  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 worked as a Faculty Fellow for The Boeing Company for two consecutive summers on distance learning projects. 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 and the Joan Grayston Poetry Prize. She reviews academic articles for periodicals published by Elsevier, Routledge/Taylor & Francis, SAGE Publications, Wiley, IGI Global, PLOS ONE, and others.  She has authored and edited a number of books.  In 2020, she edited two books and wrote one.  She has two books coming out in 2021, one edited, one authored.  She has several books coming out in 2022, one titled "Common Visual Art in a Social Digital Age" (with Nova Science Publishers).  In 2023, "Explorations of Peer Entertainment on the Social Web" (with Nova Science Publishers) and "Handbook of Research on Revisioning and Reconstructing Higher Education After Global Crises" (with IGI Global) will be published.  The first is an authored text, and the latter is an edited one.  

Her first open-access e-book, Social World Sensing via Social Image Analysis from Social Media, was released by New Prairie Press (in April 2020).  (These seven chapters had been peer reviewed, revised, and ultimately accepted in an edited collection which was cancelled in the aftermath of the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak, which resulted in layoffs at the commercial publisher.)  She recently published an Amazon Kindle text on peer entertainment on the Social Web at  This was slated to be published by a commercial publisher, which was unable to manage the images, so the author retracted the work.  

Hai-Jew is currently editing a text titled Generative AI in Teaching and Learning. The call for chapter proposals is available:

For the past few years, she has been releasing selected slideshows from conference presentations on SlideShare. One recent one involves the analysis of LMS data portal data (  One older one for a conference is "Beauty as a Bridge to NodeXL" (, and another is "Using Qualtrics for Online Training" (, related to campus work. Others are available on ScholarSpace at JCCC.

She recently presented on "Learner Diversity and Inclusion in Online Learning Design, Development, and Deployment" for Penn State (and the digital leavebehind is on Adobe Spark at  She also participated at a data conference at Fort Hays State University, at which she offered four presentations.  At SIDLIT 2021, she presented on some recent work; she has served on the Colleague 2 Colleague Steering Committee for a number of years.  

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. A link to the current issue of the "C2C Digital Magazine" is available here:  

In 2023, she was nomianted for and received the Jonathan Bacon Leadership Award. This was awarded during the 2023 SIDLIT conference.  The recognition is given for servant leadership.  

Volunteerism has been an important part of her life, with long-term service to Colleague 2 Colleague, the American Red Cross, a local fire station, and others.  

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

Her social media profiles are not built out (even though she is "cyber-squatting" several accounts).  

Achiever | Learner | Analytical | Individualization | Responsibility 

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