Shawna Bu Shell

Assistant Professor, Graduate Counseling, Leadership & Education

Dr. Shawna Bu Shell directs the Instructional Design & Delivery Program at Manhattan College. Her career spans business, K-12 education and higher education. She spent a decade working for Pacific Bell in digital technologies and ten years teaching in a magnet science and technology elementary school in an urban school district in Northern California. For the past 15 years, she has been teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, as well as, designing technology-rich programs in schools in New Jersey and New York City. Her research focuses on how technology can be the vital bridge between school and home for urban communities by empowering the educational community.

Education

Online Learning

Technology Integration into K-12 education

Courses Taught

EDUG 735 Leadership for Learning, Decision Making and Change.
EDUG 804 Multimedia in Educational Settings
EDUG 831 Principles of Instructional Design
EDUG 845 Computer and Technology Utilization for Instructional Delivery
EDUG 848 Using Technology in the Management and Assessment Process
EDUG 875 Foundations in Learning and Teaching with Technology
EDUG 876 Integrating Technology in Adult Learning and Collaboration
EDUG 877 Instructional Design, Technology and Information Processing
EDUG 879 Integrative Project and Seminar in Instructional Design and Delivery
EDUG 900 Current Issues in Instructional Design: Global and Ethical Perspectives
  • Research

    Publications:

    Bu Shell, S., Valentino, K. Silverstein, S., (Accepted). The Virtual Patient: Focusing on RadiationTherapy Student Dispositions Journal of Radiation Therapy

    Bu Shell, S., Meredith, C., & Shafer, C., (Accepted) Beyond Partnerships of Proximity: A Cross-Case Comparison of School-University Collaboration in Urban Field Experiences. Journal of Teacher Education

    Bu Shell, S., Melia, F., Curry C. (Under Review) Designing Instruction for Instructional Design: Three Experiential Lenses, International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education

    Bu Shell, S., González-Ramírez J., El-Hakim M., Wilkins, B., Boliari N., Lopez,  S.V., López,  Michel, M., (Under review). Exploring academic collaborative opportunities between Lasallian Colleges and their potential impact Axis Special Edition on Social Justice

    Higgins, K., BuShell, S. (2017) The effects on the student-teacher relationship in a one-to-one technology classroom. Education and Information Technologies, (1-21)

    DOI: 10.1007/s10639-017-9648-4

    Conference Presentations:

    Bu Shell, S., Sandra (2019, March 14). Cross-Cultural Behaviors in an Online Lasallian Community of Learning: A Course on Instructional Design in Columbian and American educational settings Presented at the World Congress of Lasallian Universities, Mexico City, Mexico

    Bu Shell, S., Valentino, K. (2018, November 16-17). Can simulations engage students in better ways? Presented at the Faculty Resource Network National Symposium: Transforming Teaching Through Active Learning, Orlando, Florida.

    BuShell, S., Meredith, C., AND Connie. (2018, Nov 7). Beyond partnerships of proximity: a cross-case comparison of school university collaboration in urban field experiences.  Paper presented at the International Conference on Urban Education (ICUE) Conference: Nassau, Bahamas.

    Bu Shell, S., Valentino, K. (2018, September 22). Using avatars to ask the difficult ethical questions. Presented at the International Symposium of Lasallian Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

    Bu Shell, S., White, M., Meredith, C., Rodriquez-Arroyo, S., & Bryne, L. (2018, April 13).  Beyond Partnerships of Proximity: A Cross-Case Comparison of School University Collaboration in Urban Field Experiences.  Paper presented at the American Education Research Association (AERA) Conference: The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education: New York, NY.

    Bu Shell, S., White, M., Meredith, C., Rodriquez-Arroyo, S., & Byrne, L. (2018, March 2). Engaging in the Urban Context: Short Stories to Enhance Long-term Partnerships.  Paper presented at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Conference: Celebrating our Professional Identity: Baltimore MD.

    Hyman, L., Bu Shell, S. (2017, November 2017) Middle school plunge: a mixed-methods study exploring sixth grade students’ perceptions of their middle school experiences and its influence on school achievement for urban youth.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference for Middle Level Education (AMLE) Conference Philadelphia, PA.

    Higgins, K., Bu Shell, S. (2017, June 2017) Sustaining the One-to-One Environment through the Student- Teacher Relationship. Paper presented at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) Conference, Washington, DC.

    Bu Shell, S. (2017, March 17). Using avatars to challenge fears, ethics, and empowerment.  Paper presented at the AACU Conference: Diversity, Learning, and Student Success: Voices Leading Change, Jacksonville, Florida. 

    Bu Shell, S., & Flowers, J. (2015, October 16). Presumptions of Online Groups.  Paper presented at ICERI2015: The 8th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain.

    BuShell, S.  (2014, August 13-15). The infectious presenter: the “P’s. Paper presented at SALT: Society for Applied Learning Technology Annual Conference, Reston, Virginia.

    BuShell, S. (2014, May 16). Strategic clinical practice. Paper presented at the Annual New Jersey Professional Development Schools Conference, William Patterson University, Wayne, New Jersey.

    BuShell, S. (2014, March 4-6). Using video as a teaching & learning agent. Paper presented at SALT: Society for Applied Learning Technology Annual Conference, Reston, Virginia.

    BuShell, S.  (2014, January 7). Integrating technology through participatory design. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

    BuShell, S. (2013, March 18). The “new” urban educator. Paper presented at the Chicago ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit Show, Chicago, Illinois

    BuShell, S. (2012, March). Teaching human rights and equity through web 2.0 tools. Paper presented at the California Teachers Association Human Rights and Equity Conference, Irvine, California.

    Hyman, L., Bu Shell, S. (Under review) Middle school plunge: a mixed-methods study exploring sixth grade students’ perceptions of their middle school experiences and its influence on school achievement for urban youth. Urban Education