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Professor Shailey Minocha

Profile summary

  • Professor of Learning Technologies and Social Computing
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • School of Computing & Communications

Professional biography

Shailey Minocha is a Professor in the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at The Open University, UK. 

Shailey has expertise in the design and evaluation of: ​

  • digital learning resources for training, continuing professional development (CPD), and for distributed working; 
  • immersive technologies such as virtual reality including avatar-based virtual worlds, and augmented reality for student learning and engagement; 
  • immersive storytelling in virtual reality for social impact such as social inclusion and for generating empathy; and
  • user-facing software systems with a particular focus on usability, user experience and service design based on the digital skills of the end-users and the contexts-of-use.