College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Kelly Schrum, PhD

Associate Professor, Higher Education Program

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Research Focus

My research and teaching focus on the scholarship of teaching and learning and on teaching and learning in the digital age, including online learning, scholarly digital storytelling, and digital humanities. I am the associate editor for Teaching and Learning Inquiry, the journal for the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Current Projects

World History Commons, an open educational resource (OER) with high quality, peer-reviewed content in world and global history for teachers, scholars, and students.

■ Scholarly Digital Storytelling, an open educational resource (OER) designed to promote the use of scholarly digital storytelling in higher education across disciplines.

■ Demystifying AI: Interdisciplinary Learning for the Next Generation.

■ Reimagining the History of Higher Education in the Digital Age.

Select Publications

■ Schrum, K. (Forthcoming, 2021). Scholarly digital storytelling: Enhancing academic research and digital literacy.

■ Sleeter, N., et al. (2019). “Reflective of my best work”: Promoting inquiry-based learning in a hybrid graduate history course. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education 19(3), 285-303.

■ Swan, A.K., et al. (2019). Teaching hidden history: A case study of dialogic scaffolding in a hybrid graduate course. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 13(1).

■ Schrum, K., et al. (2014, 2015). How we learned to drop the quiz: Writing in online asynchronous courses. Web Writing: Why and How for Liberal Arts Teaching and Learning. J. Dougherty & T. O’Donnell (Eds.).



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