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Professor Shailey Minocha

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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. 

Publications

A robotic telescope for university-level distance teaching (2018-10-17)
Kolb, Ulrich; Brodeur, Marcus; Braithwaite, N St.J and Minocha, Shailey
Robotic Telescopes, Student Research and Education Proceedings,, 1(1) (pp. 127-136)


Mobile virtual reality for environmental education (2018-03-30)
Tudor, Ana-Despina; Minocha, Shailey; Collins, Melanie and Tilling, Steve
Journal of Virtual Studies, 9(2) (pp. 25-36)


Accessibility of MOOCs: Understanding the Provider Perspective (2016-12-28)
Iniesto, Francisco; McAndrew, Patrick; Minocha, Shailey and Coughlan, Tim
Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2016, Article 20(1)


Civic crowdfunding research: challenges, opportunities, and future agenda (2015-02)
Stiver, Alexandra; Barroca, Leonor; Minocha, Shailey; Richards, Mike and Roberts, Dave
New Media & Society, 17(2) (pp. 249-271)


An empirically grounded framework to guide blogging for digital scholarship (2012-08-31)
Heap, Tania and Minocha, Shailey
Research in Learning Technology, 20(Supp.) (pp. 176-188)


An assembled issue for the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (2012-05)
Herold, David; Minocha, Shailey and Rybas, Natalia
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 5(1) (pp. 1-4)


Role of the educator in social software initiatives in further and higher education: A conceptualisation and research agenda (2011-11)
Minocha, Shailey; Schroeder, Andreas and Schneider, Christoph
British Journal of Educational Technology, 42(6) (pp. 889-903)


Supporting distributed team working in 3D virtual worlds: A case study in Second Life (2010-12)
Minocha, Shailey and Morse, David
Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 7(4) (pp. 200-219)


Conducting empirical research in virtual worlds: experiences from two projects in Second Life (2010-10)
Minocha, Shailey; Tran, Minh and Reeves, Ahmad
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 3(1) (pp. 3-21)


Design of learning spaces in 3D virtual worlds: an empirical investigation of Second Life (2010-07)
Minocha, Shailey and Reeves, Ahmad
Learning, Media and Technology, 35(2) (pp. 111-137)


Eduserv Symposium 2010: The Mobile University (2010-07)
Minocha, Shailey
Ariadne, 64


Social software in higher education: The diversity of applications and their contributions to students’ learning experiences (2010-05)
Schroeder, Andreas; Minocha, Shailey and Schneider, Christoph
Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 26, (pp. 547-564)


Designing for usability and accessibility in 3D virtual worlds (2010-04)
Minocha, Shailey and Reeves, Ahmad
Learning Technology, 12(2) (pp. 4-6)


The strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of using social software in higher and further education teaching and learning (2010-01-26)
Schroeder, A.; Minocha, S. and Schneider, C.
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 26(3) (pp. 159-174)


A case study-based investigation of students' experiences with social software tools (2009-12)
Minocha, Shailey
New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, 15(3) (pp. 245-265)


The effective use of a simple wiki to support collaborative learning activities (2009-12)
Thomas, Pete; King, David and Minocha, Shailey
Computer Science Education, 19(4) (pp. 293-313)


An empirically grounded framework to guide blogging in higher education (2009-02)
Kerawalla, L.; Minocha, S.; Kirkup, G. and Conole, G.
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 25(1) (pp. 31-42)


An empirically-grounded study on the effective use of social software in education (2009)
Minocha, Shailey
Education and Training, 51(5/6) (pp. 381-394)


Role of social software tools in education: A literature review (2009)
Minocha, Shailey
Education and Training, 51(5/6) (pp. 353-369)


Laying the groundwork for socialisation and knowledge construction within 3D virtual worlds (2008-09)
Minocha, Shailey and Roberts, Dave
ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, 16(3) (pp. 181-196)


Characterising the different blogging behaviours of students on an online distance learning course (2008-03)
Kerawalla, Lucinda; Minocha, Shailey; Kirkup, Gill and Conole, Grainne
Learning, Media and Technology, 33(1) (pp. 21-33)


Using wikis to simulate distributed requirements development in a software engineering course (2008)
Minocha, Shailey; Petre, Marian and Roberts, Dave
International Journal of Engineering Education, 24(4) (pp. 689-704)


Social, usability, and pedagogical factors influencing students’ learning experiences with wikis and blogs (2008)
Minocha, Shailey and Roberts, Dave
Pragmatics & Cognition, 16(2) (pp. 272-306)


Consumers, channels and communication: online and offline communication in service consumption (2007-01)
van Dijk, Geke; Minocha, Shailey and Laing, Angus
Interacting with Computers, 19(1) (pp. 7-19)


Collaborative learning in a wiki environment: experiences from a software engineering course (2007-01)
Minocha, Shailey and Thomas, Peter G.
New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, 13(2) (pp. 187-209)


Usability beyond the website: an empirically-grounded e-commerce evaluation instrument for the total customer experience (2006-04)
Petre, Marian; Minocha, Shailey and Roberts, Dave
Behaviour & Information Technology, 25(2) (pp. 189-203)


Combining eye tracking and conventional techniques for indications of user-adaptability (2005)
Tzanidou, Ekaterini; Petre, Marian; Minocha, Shailey and Grayson, Andrew
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3585 (pp. 753-766)


A process model for developing usable cross-cultural websites (2004-02)
Smith, Andrew; Dunckley, Lynne; French, Tim; Minocha, Shailey and Chang, Yu
Interacting with Computers, 16(1) (pp. 63-91)


An impact analysis method for safety-critical user interface design (1999-12)
Galliers, Julia; Sutcliffe, Alistair and Minocha, Shailey
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI), 6(4) (pp. 341-369)


A co-operative scenario based approach to acquisition and validation of system requirements: How exceptions can help! (1999-06)
Maiden, Neil; Minocha, Shailey; Sutcliffe, Alistair; Manuel, Darrel and Ryan, Michele
Interacting with Computers, 11(6) (pp. 645-664)


Supporting scenario-based requirements engineering (1998-12)
Sutcliffe, A.G.; Maiden, N.A.M.; Minocha, S. and Manuel, D.
IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, 24(12) (pp. 1072-1088)


On fast evaluation of bivariate polynomials at equispaced arguments (1992-07)
Roy, S. C. D. and Minocha, Shailey
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 40(7) (pp. 1813-1816)


On the evaluation of a matrix polynomial (1992)
Roy, S. C. D. and Minocha, S.
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Fundamental Theory and Applications, 39(7) (pp. 567-570)


On the phase interpolation problem — A brief review and some new results (1991-11)
Dutta Roy, S. C. and Minocha, Shailey
Sadhana, 16(3) (pp. 225-239)


Recursive construction of polynomial with prescribed phase on unit circle (1991-01-31)
Minocha, S.; Dutta Roy, S. C. and Kumar, B.
Electronics Letters, 27(3) (pp. 224-225)


A note on 'Efficient evaluation of polynomials and exponentials of polynomials for equispaced arguments' by A.H. Nuttall (1991)
Roy, S. C. D. and Minocha, S.
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 39(11) (pp. 2554-2556)


User Interface Design and Evaluation (2005)
Stone, Debbie; Jarrett, Caroline; Woodroffe, Mark and Minocha, Shailey
Morgan Kaufmann Series in Interactive Technologies
ISBN : 978-0-12-088436-0 | Publisher : Morgan Kaufman | Published : San Francisco


Navigation and wayfinding in learning spaces in 3D virtual worlds (2016-04)
Minocha, Shailey and Hardy, Christopher
In: Gregory, Sue; Lee, Mark J. W.; Dalgarno, Barney and Tynan, Belinda eds. Learning in Virtual Worlds: Research and Applications. Part of the "Issues in Distance Education" series (Series Editor: Terry Anderson, Athabasca University, Canada) (pp. 3-41)
ISBN : 9781771991339 | Publisher : Athabasca University Press


3D virtual worlds in higher education (2011-08)
Rapanotti, Lucia; Minocha, Shailey; Barroca, Leonor; Boulos, Maged N. Kamel and Morse, David R.
In: Olofsson, Anders D. and Lindberg, J. Ola eds. Informed Design of Educational Technologies in Higher Education: Enhanced Learning and Teaching (pp. 212-240)
ISBN : 978-1-61350-080-4 | Publisher : IGI Global


Relating pedagogical and learning space designs in Second Life (2011-03)
Reeves, Ahmad John and Minocha, Shailey
In: Cheney, Amelia and Sanders, Robert L. eds. Teaching and Learning in 3D Immersive Worlds: Pedagogical Models and Constructivist Approaches (pp. 31-60)
ISBN : 9781609605179 | Publisher : IGI Global | Published : USA


Social, usability and pedagogical factors influencing students' learning experiences with wikis and blogs (2011)
Minocha, Shailey and Roberts, David
In: Dror, Itiel E. ed. Technology Enhanced Learning and Cognition. Benjamins Current Topics (27) (pp. 97-131)
ISBN : 978 90 272 2257 2 | Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing Company | Published : Amsterdam/Philadelphia


Understanding students' self-motivated blogging and development of study skills and research skills (2010-05)
Minocha, Shailey and Kerawalla, Lucinda
In: Lee, Mark J. W. and McLoughlin, Catherine eds. Web 2.0-Based E-Learning: Applying Social Informatics for Tertiary Teaching (pp. 149-179)
Publisher : IGI Global


Interaction design and usability of learning spaces in 3D multi-user virtual worlds (2010-02-28)
Minocha, Shailey and Reeves, Ahmad John
In: Katre, Dinesh; Orngreen, Rikke; Yammiyavar, Pradeep and Clemmensen, Torkil eds. Human Work Interaction Design: Usability in Social, Cultural and Organizational Contexts. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (pp. 157-167)
ISBN : 978-3642117619 | Publisher : Springer


Supporting student blogging in higher education (2009-02)
Kerawalla, Lucinda; Minocha, Shailey; Kirkup, Gill and Conole, Grainne
In: Hatzipanagos, Stylianos and Warburton, Steven eds. Handbook of research on social software and developing community ontologies (pp. 222-237)
ISBN : 978-1-60566-208-4 | Publisher : Information Science Reference | Published : New York


Revisiting web design guidelines by exploring users' expectations, preferences and visual search behaviour (2006)
Tzanidou, E.; Minocha, S.; Petre, M. and Grayson, A.
In: McEwan, T.; Gulliksen, J. and Benyon, D. eds. People and Computers XIX — The Bigger Picture(3) (pp. 421-438)
ISBN : 978-1-84628-192-1 | Publisher : Springer | Published : London, UK


Providing value to customers in e-commerce environments: The customer’s perspective (2005-07-22)
Minocha, Shailey; Dawson, Liisa; Blandford, Ann and Millard, Nicola
In: Krishnamurthy, Sandeep ed. Contemporary Research in E-Marketing (pp. 119-146)
ISBN : 1591408245 | Publisher : Idea Group (IGI Global) | Published : USA


Auditing the accessibility of MOOCs: a four-component approach (2019)
Iniesto, Francisco; McAndrew, Patrick; Minocha, Shailey and Coughlan, Tim
In : EC-TEL 2019 Fourteenth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (16-19 Sep 2019, Delft (Netherlands))


Role of Virtual Reality in Geography and Science Fieldwork Education (2018-04-25)
Minocha, Shailey; Tilling, Steve and Tudor, Ana-Despina
In : Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series, Learning from New Technology (25 Apr 2018, Belfast)


Open Education while discussing accessibility with MOOC providers and learners (2018-04)
Iniesto, Francisco; McAndrew, Patrick; Minocha, Shailey and Coughlan, Tim
In : OER18: Open to All (18-19 Apr, Bristol)


Role Of Digital Health Wearables In The Wellbeing And Quality Of Life Of Older People And Carers (2018-03-14)
Minocha, Shailey; Tudor, Ana-Despina; Banks, Duncan; Holland, Caroline; McNulty, Catherine; Ail, Rohit; Palmer, Jane and Bowering, Sue
In : Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (KESS): Using Technology in Social Care (14 Mar 2018, Belfast)


Role of activity monitors in adopting an active and healthy lifestyle (2018-02-20)
Minocha, Shailey
In : Behaviour change interventions to address sedentarism in different communities, GET A MOVE ON Leveraging Technology to enable mobility and transform health (20 Feb 2018, Institute of Digital Health, UCL, London)


Virtual Reality in education and for employability (2017-12-13)
Minocha, Shailey and Tudor, Ana-Despina
In : Association for Learning Technology (ALT) Online Winter Conference 2017 (12-13 Dec 2017, Online [webinar])


Educational Affordances of Mobile Virtual Reality (2017-10-31)
Minocha, Shailey and Tudor, Ana-Despina
In : Interaction Design Centre Seminar Series, Invited Talk (31 Oct 2017, Middlesex University London, UK)


An investigation into the perspectives of providers and learners on MOOC accessibility (2017-10)
Iniesto, Francisco; McAndrew, Patrick; Minocha, Shailey and Coughlan, Tim
In : TEEM'17: international conference technological ecosystems for enhancing multiculurality (18-20 Oct 2017, Cadiz, Spain)


Virtual reality in education (2017-09-20)
Minocha, Shailey and Tudor, Ana-Despina
In : Learning Design and Technology Enhanced Learning Special Interest Group (20 Sep 2017, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, UK)


Auditing the accessibility of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) (2017-09)
Iniesto, Francisco; McAndrew, Patrick; Minocha, Shailey and Coughlan, Tim
In : 14th AAATE Congress 2017 (13-14 Sep 2017, Sheffield)


What do MOOC providers think about accessibility? (2017-08)
Iniesto, Francisco; McAndrew, Patrick; Minocha, Shailey and Coughlan, Tim
In : EARLI 2017: Education in the crossroads of economy and politics – Role of research in the advancement of public good (29 Aug - 2 Sep 2017, Tampere, Finland)


Virtual reality for employability skills (2017-07-20)
Minocha, Shailey and Tudor, Ana-Despina
In : Employability in a distance learning context: using virtual reality, Employability Scholarship Network (20 Jul 2017, The Open University, Milton Keynes, England)


Affordances of Mobile Virtual Reality and their Role in Learning and Teaching (2017-07-05)
Minocha, Shailey; Tudor, Ana-Despina and Tilling, Steve
In : The 31st British Human Computer Interaction Conference (3-6 Jul 2017, University of Sunderland’s St. Peter’s Campus, UK)


Fieldscapes – Creating and Evaluating a 3D Virtual Field Trip System (2017-06-29)
Burden, D.J.H.; Argles, T.; Minocha, S.; Rock, J.; Tilling, S. and Wheeler, P.
In : The Immersive Learning Research Network Conference - iLRN 2017 (26-29 Jun 2017, Coimbra, Portugal) (pp. 18-29)


Investigating the role of wearable activity-tracking technologies in the well-being and quality of life of people aged 55 and over (2017-05-10)
Minocha, Shailey; Holland, Caroline; Banks, Duncan; McNulty, Catherine and Tudor, Ana-Despina
In : Wearable Technologies Special Interest Group, ACTIS (Advanced Clinical Technology Innovation Support) programme (10 May 2017, Kents Hill Park Training & Conference Centre, Milton Keynes, England)


Investigating the role of virtual reality in geography via Google Expeditions (2017-04-21)
Tilling, Steve; Tudor, Ana-Despina; Kitchen, Becky and Minocha, Shailey
In : Geographical Association Annual Conference 2017 (20-22 Apr 2017, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK)


Role of smartphone-driven virtual reality field trips in inquiry-based learning (2017-04-21)
Parkinson, Alan; Kitchen, Rebecca; Tudor, Ana-Despina; Minocha, Shailey and Tilling, Steve
In : Geographical Association Annual Conference 2017 (20-22 Apr 2017, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK)


What are the expectations of disabled learners when participating in a MOOC? (2017-04-12)
Iniesto, Francisco; McAndrew, Patrick; Minocha, Shailey and Coughlan, Tim
In : L@S 2017: Fourth (2017) ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale Proceedings (20-21 Apr 2017, Cambridge, MA, USA) (pp. 225-228)


How can MOOCs be more accessible? (2017-04)
Iniesto, Francisco; McAndrew, Patrick; Minocha, Shailey and Coughlan, Tim
In : OER17: The Politics of Open (5 & 6 Apr 2017, London)


Role of wearable activity-tracking technologies in the well-being and quality of life of people aged 55 and over (2017-03-10)
Minocha, Shailey
In : The Open University Legacy and Supporter Event (10 Mar 2017, Confederation of British Industry, Cannon Place, London, England)


Investigating the influence of wearable activity - tracking technologies on behaviour change in people aged 55 and over (2017-02-22)
Minocha, Shailey; Banks, Duncan; Holland, Caroline and Palmer, Jane
In : 3rd Centre for Behaviour Change Digital Health Conference: Harnessing Digital Technology for Behaviour Change (22-23 Feb 2017, Mary Ward House, Tavistock Place, London)


FieldscapesVR: Virtual world field trips to extend and enrich field teaching (2017-01-11)
Argles, T. W.; Burden, D.; Tilling, S. and Minocha, S.
In : 35th International Geological Congress (27 Aug - 04 Sep 2016, Cape Town, South Africa)


Google expeditions and fieldwork: friends or foes? (2017-01-07)
Tudor, Ana-Despina; Minocha, Shailey; Tilling, Steve; Needham, Richard and Cutler, Marianne
In : ASE (The Association for Science Education, UK) Annual Conference 2017 (4-7 Jan 2017, University of Reading, UK)


Extending Science lessons with Virtual Reality (2016-11-19)
Minocha, Shailey; Tudor, Ana-Despina; Tilling, Steve and Needham, Richard
In : ASE (The Association for Science Education, UK) Northern Conference 2016 (19 Nov 2016, Sheffield Institute of Education)


Digital inclusion: opportunities for older people (2016-09-20)
Minocha, Shailey and Holland, Caroline
In : Older European Citizens in a Changing World, Conference and AGM, Ransackers Association (20 Sep 2016, Europe House, London, England)


Social isolation and loneliness in people aged 55 and over in Milton Keynes: developing an action plan (2016-04-27)
Minocha, Shailey; Holland, Caroline; McNulty, Catherine; Banks, Duncan and Palmer, Jane
In : Tackling Loneliness And Social Isolation Workshop, Ageing Well and Living Well, Milton Keynes Health and Wellbeing Board (27 Apr 2016, Civic Offices, Milton Keynes Council, Milton Keynes, UK)


Role of wearable activity-tracking technologies in the well-being and quality of life of people aged 55 and over (2016-04-15)
Minocha, Shailey; Banks, Duncan; Holland, Caroline; Palmer, Jane; McNulty, Catherine and Peasgood, Alice
In : Haptics for Education workshop at STEM Futures – Lifelong Learning in the Digital Age, 5th eSTEeM Annual Conference 2016 (14-15 Apr 2016, The Open University, UK)


Social isolation and loneliness in people aged 55 and over in the UK (2016-04-14)
Minocha, Shailey; Holland, Caroline; McNulty, Catherine; Banks, Duncan and Palmer, Jane
In : Campaign to End Loneliness Research Hub Meeting (14 Apr 2016, London School of Economics, 9th Floor Research Suite, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE)


The current state of accessibility of MOOCs: What are the next steps? (2016-04)
Iniesto, Francisco; McAndrew, Patrick; Minocha, Shailey and Coughlan, Tim
In : Open Education Global Conference 2016 (12-14 Apr 2016, Krakow, Poland)


Social isolation and loneliness in people aged 55 and over in Milton Keynes: the way forward (2016-02-23)
Palmer, Jane; Minocha, Shailey; Holland, Caroline; McNulty, Catherine and Banks, Duncan
In : Ageing Well and Living Well Scoping Workshop (23 Feb 2016, Age UK Milton Keynes, The Peartree Centre, Milton Keynes)


Virtual field teaching has evolved: benefits of a 3D gaming environment (2015-11)
Argles, Tom; Minocha, Shailey and Burden, David
In : E-games and virtual worlds: golden egg or wild GEES chase? (22 Jan 2015, Plymouth) (pp. 222-226)


A case study-based investigation of experiences of people aged 65 years and over with online social interactions (2015-10-30)
Minocha, Shailey
In : Centre for Ageing and Biographical Studies (CABS) and Centre for Policy on Ageing (CPA) Seminar series: The Representation of Older People in Ageing Research (30 Oct 2015, The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden, London, NW1 8NP)


Designing online laboratories for optimal effectiveness: undergraduate priorities for authenticity, sociability and metafunctionality (2015-06-17)
Brodeur, Marcus; Minocha, Shailey; Kolb, Ulrich and Braithwaite, Nicholas
In : 15th International Conference on Technology, Policy and Innovation (17-19 Jun 2015, The Open University, Milton Keynes)


Pedagogical advantages of 3D virtual field trips and the challenges for their adoption (2015-06-16)
Minocha, Shailey; Tilling, Steve; Argles, Tom; Braithwaite, Nick; Burden, David and Rock, James
In : Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) Conference 2015 (15-17 Jun 2015, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK)


Exploring the affordances of virtual fieldwork in a multi-user, 3-D digital environment (2015-01-22)
Argles, Thomas; Minocha, Shailey and Burden, David
In : Higher Education Network (HEN) Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of London (21-22 Jan 2015, Plymouth University, Plymouth)


How effective is remote instruction for astrophysics? (2014-12)
Brodeur, Marcus; Kolb, Ulrich; Minocha, Shailey and Braithwaite, Nicolas
In : III Workshop on Robotic Autonomous Observatories (7-11 Oct 2013, Torremolinos, Spain) (pp. 133-134)


Teaching undergraduate astrophysics with PIRATE (2014-12)
Brodeur, Marcus; Kolb, Ulrich; Minocha, Shailey and Braithwaite, Nicholas
In : III Workshop on Robotic Autonomous Observatories (7-11 Oct 2013, Torremolinos, Spain) (pp. 129-132)


Digital technologies for doctoral dialogues at a distance (2014-10-25)
Petre, Marian; Minocha, Shailey and Barroca, Leonor
In : 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education: Opening doors to Innovation and Internationalization in Engineering Education Conference (22-25 Oct 2014, Madrid, Spain) (pp. 2432-2439)


Ethical leadership in research (2014-09-09)
Minocha, Shailey
In : Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2014 (9-10 Sep 2014, Manchester)


3D virtual geology field trips: opportunities and limitations (2014-06-11)
Minocha, Shailey; Davies, Sarah-Jane; Richardson, Brian and Argles, Thomas
In : Computers and Learning Research Group Annual Conference 2014 (10-11 Jun 2014, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, UK)


Developing a 3D virtual geology field trip in Unity 3D: reflection of our experiences (2014-04-10)
Minocha, Shailey
In : Virtual Worlds - Best Practices in Education (VWBPE), Connections (9-12 Apr 2014, Second Life and OS (OpenSimulator Grid))


E-learning and over 65s: designing for accessibility and digital inclusion (2014-03-20)
Evans, Shirley and Minocha, Shailey
In : 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (17-22 Mar 2014, San Diego, CA, USA)


Accessibility, usability and safety of online environments: the implications for designing e-learning for older people (2013-09-11)
Evans, Shirley and Minocha, Shailey
In : altc2013 Building new cultures of learning (10-12 Sep 2013, University of Nottingham)


A 3D virtual geology field trip in Unity (2013-07-27)
Minocha, Shailey; Argles, Thomas; Richardson, Brian and Burden, David
In : Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (24-27 Jul 2013, Second Life (3D virtual world))


STEM education with Unity 3D (2013-07-11)
Minocha, Shailey and Burden, David
In : Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable (VWER) (11 Jul 2013, Second Life (3D virtual world))


Conducting empirical research with older people (2013-04-27)
Minocha, Shailey; Hartnett, Elizabeth; Dunn, Kathryn; Evans, Shirley; Heap, Tania; Middup, Christopher Paul; Murphy, Brendan and Roberts, Dave
In : Designing for- and with - vulnerable people (27 Apr 2013, Paris, France)


Older people and online social interactions (2013-04-22)
Minocha, Shailey
In : Older people and technological inclusion: multidisciplinary, perspectives on contemporary realties and aspirations, ESRC Seminar Series on Technology and Ageing (22 Apr 2013, Milton Keynes)


3D virtual geology field trips (2013-04-20)
Minocha, Shailey
In : 2nd Monthly International Workshop on Science Exhibits in online 3D environment, Abyss Observatory in Second Life (20 Apr 2013, The Abyss Observatory, Second Life (3D virtual world))


3D virtual geology field trips: opportunities and limitations (2013-04-17)
Argles, Tom; Richardson, Brian; Davies, Sarah; Minocha, Shailey and Braithwaite, Nick
In : HEA STEM: Annual Learning and Teaching Conference 2013: Where practice and pedagogy meet (17-18 Apr 2013, Birmingham)


Older people and online social interactions: an empirical investigation (2013-03-20)
Hartnett, Elizabeth; Minocha, Shailey; Palmer, Jane; Petre, Marian; Evans, Shirley; Middup, Christopher Paul; Dunn, Kathryn; Murphy, Brendan; Heap, Tania and Roberts, Dave
In : The UKAIS International Conference on Information Systems (UKAIS) (18-20 Mar 2013, Worcester College, University of Oxford)


Pedagogical designs involving social media and implications for students, educators, institutions and researchers (2012-10-10)
Minocha, Shailey
In : International symposium on Informed Design of Educational Technologies - Enhanced Learning and Teaching (09-10 Oct 2012, Umeå University, Sweden)


How social media is transforming learning, teaching and research dialogues (2012-07-19)
Minocha, Shailey
In : IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education, T4E 2012 (18-20 Jul 2012, Hyderabad)


Using social media technologies for teaching and research (2012-07-17)
Minocha, Shailey
In : IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education, T4E 2012 (18-20 Jul 2012, Hyderabad)


Evaluating the effective use of emerging technologies in education (2012-07-16)
Minocha, Shailey
In : IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education Conference (16-20 Jul 2012, Hyderabad, India)


Role of three-dimensional virtual environments in the globalisation of science education (2012-03-14)
Minocha, Shailey
In : Going Global 2012, Internationalising Higher Education, British Council (13-15 Mar 2012, London, UK)


Designing navigation and wayfinding in 3D virtual learning spaces (2011-12)
Minocha, Shailey and Hardy, Christopher Leslie
In : OzCHI 2011 Design, Culture and Interaction (28 Nov - 02 Dec 2011, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia) (pp. 211-220)


Conducting empirical research in virtual worlds (2011-11-03)
Minocha, Shailey
In : Innovative Research in Virtual Worlds 2011 Conference (3-4 Nov 2011, Coventry University Technology Park, Coventry, UK)


Means-end analysis of consumers’ perceptions of virtual world affordances for e-commerce (2011-09-09)
Tran, Minh Quang; Minocha, Shailey; Roberts, David and Laing, Angus
In : INTERACT 2011 13th IFIP TC13 Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (05-09 Sep 2011, Lisbon, Portugal)


Go digital: an introduction to digital technologies for research dialogues (2011-09-05)
Igoe, John and Minocha, Shailey
In : Vitae researcher development international conference 2011: realising the potential of researchers (5-6 Sep 2011, Manchester, UK)


A phenomenological analysis of consumers' perceptions of the consumption process in a virtual world (2011-07-27)
Tran, Minh; Minocha, Shailey; Roberts, Dave; Laing, Angus and Langdridge, Darren
In : 30th International Human Science Research Conference: Intertwining body-self-world (27-30 Jul 2011, St. Catherine's College, Oxford)


The experiences of academic and research bloggers: a phenomenological enquiry (2011-07-27)
Heap, Tania and Minocha, Shailey
In : 30th International Human Science Research Conference: Intertwining Body-Self-World (27-30 Jul 2011, St. Catherine's College, Oxford University, UK)


Investigating affordances of virtual worlds for real world B2C e-commerce (2011-07)
Tran, Minh; Minocha, Shailey; Roberts, Dave; Laing, Angus and Langdridge, Darren
In : 25th BCS Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (4 Jul 2011, Newcastle Upon Tyne)


Digital technologies for research dialogues (2011-05-16)
Minocha, Shailey
In : Go Digital! (16 May 2011, British Library, London, UK)


Designing for navigation and wayfinding in 3D learning spaces (2011-04-15)
Minocha, Shailey; Hardy, Christopher Leslie and Reeves, Ahmad John
In : SIG meeting: What Evidence Do We Have That Games, Simulations and Virtual Worlds Change Practice (15 Apr 2011, London, UK)


Designing for navigation and wayfinding in 3D virtual learning spaces (2011-03-19)
Minocha, Shailey and Hardy, Christopher
In : 4th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (17-19 Mar 2011, Second Life (3D virtual world))


Conducting empirical research in virtual worlds (2011-03-18)
Minocha, Shailey
In : 4th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (17-19 Mar 2011, Second Life (3D virtual world))


Introducing Second Life, a 3D virtual world, to students and educators (2010-07-03)
Minocha, Shailey
In : 2010 International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E 2010) (1-3 Jul 2010, IIT, Bombay, Mumbai, India)


Research methods for evaluating technology-enabledlearning environments (2010-07-02)
Minocha, Shailey
In : International Conference on Technology for Education (1-3 Jul 2010, IIT, Bombay, Mumbai, India)


Ethics in usability engineering (2010-03-23)
Minocha, Shailey and Tzanidou, Ekaterini
In : India HCI 2010/Interaction Design for International Development (20-24 Mar 2010, Industrial Design Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India)


Bringing educators and students into Second Life: Design of socialisation and skills development activities (2009-12-16)
Minocha, Shailey and Reeves, Ahmad
In : The 4th and FINAL Open CETL Conference, The CETLs: Celebrating Teaching and Learning (15-16 Dec 2009, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK)


Designing learning activities in Second Life for student engagement (2009-12-15)
Minocha, Shailey and Reeves, Ahmad
In : The 4th and FINAL Open CETL Conference, The CETLs: Celebrating Teaching and Learning (15-16 Dec 2009, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK)


Conducting empirical studies within Second Life (2009-03-27)
Minocha, Shailey and Tran, Minh
In : Virtual Worlds - Best Practices in Education (VWBPE) Second Annual Conference (27-29 Mar 2009, Second Life)


Design of learning spaces in 3D virtual environments (2008-11-20)
Minocha, Shailey; Kear, Karen; Mount, Nick and Priestnall, Gary
In : Researching Learning in Virtual Environments International Conference (RELIVE08) (20-21 Nov 2008, Open University, Milton Keynes)


Socialisation and collaborative learning of distance learners in 3D virtual worlds (2008-11-20)
Minocha, Shailey and Tingle, Rita
In : Proceedings of Researching Learning in Virtual Environments International Conference (RELIVE08) (20-21 Nov 2008, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK)


Podcasting and learning experiences: user-centred requirements gathering (2008-10-08)
Minocha, Shailey and Booth, Nigel Mark
In : MLearn08: The Bridge from Text to Context (7-10 Oct 2008, Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire, UK)


Wikis supporting authentic, collaborative activities: lessons from distance education (2008-09)
Thomas, Pete; King, David; Minocha, Shailey and Taylor, Josie
In : Proceedings of the 15th Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C 2008): Rethinking the digital divide (9-11 Sep 2008, University of Leeds, England, UK) (pp. 74-83)


Using a wiki to facilitate learning on a Requirements Engineering course (2007-09-30)
Thomas, Pete and Minocha, Shailey
In : Higher Education Academy's eighth Annual Conference (28-30 Aug 2007, University of Southampton)


Exploring students' understanding of how blogs and blogging can support distance learning in Higher Education (2007-09-04)
Kerawalla, Lucinda; Minocha, Shailey; Conole, Grainne; Kirkup, Gill; Schencks, Mat and Sclater, Niall
In : ALT-C 2007: Beyond Control: Association of Learning Technologies Conference (4-6 Sep 2007, Nottingham, UK)


Exploring students’ understanding of how blogs and blogging can support distance learning in higher education (2007-09)
Kerawalla, Lucinda; Minocha, Shailey; Conole, Grainne; Kirkup, Gill; Schencks, Mat and Sclater, Niall
In : ALT-C 2007: Beyond Control: Association of Learning Technologies Conference (4-6 Sep 2007, Nottingham, UK)


Collaborative requirements development in a wiki on a software engineering course (2007-03-22)
Minocha, S.; Thomas, P.; Sclater, N. and Hause, M.
In : The Shock of the Old 2007: Shock of the Social (One-day Conference on Educational Technologies) (22 Mar 2007, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK)


Collaborative authoring and learning in a wiki environment (2007)
Thomas, Pete; Minocha, Shailey; King, David; Taylor, Josie; Sclater, Niall and Schenks, Mat
In : IADIS International Conference on e-Learning (3-8 Jul 2007, Lisbon, Portugal)


Collaborative learning in a wiki environment: Case study of a requirements engineering course (2007)
Minocha, Shailey; Schenks, Mat; Sclater, Niall; Thomas, Pete and Hause, Martha
In : European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) 2007 Annual Conference (13-16 Jun 2007, Naples)


Channels, consumers and communication: online and offline communication in service consumption (2006-07-06)
van Dijk, G.; Minocha, S. and Laing, A.
In : Academy of Marketing Conference (3-6 Jul 2006, Middlesex University Business School, UK)


Consumer channel choice: integrating electronic and conventional service channels (2006-05-18)
van Dijk, Geke; Laing, Angus and Minocha, Shailey
In : Sixth international conference of the European Academy of Management (17-20 May 2006, Oslo, Norway)


Evaluating e-commerce environments: approaches to cross-disciplinary investigation (2006-04-25)
Minocha, Shailey; Petre, Marian; Tzanidou, Ekaterini; van Dijk, Geke; Roberts, Dave; Gassman, Nick; Millard, Nicola; Day, Barry and Travis, David
In : Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (22-27 Apr 2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) (p 1121)


Smart labs and social practice: social tools for pervasive laboratory workspaces: a position paper (2006-01-06)
Taylor, Josie; Minocha, Shailey; McAndrew, Patrick; Brasher, Andrew and Joinson, Adam
In : Designing for e-Science: Interrogating New Scientific Practice for Usability, in the Lab and Beyond (26-27 Jan 2006, e-Science Institute, Edinburgh, UK)


Multi-channel consumer behavior: Online and offline travel preparations (2006)
van Dijk, Geke; Minocha, Shailey and Laing, Angus
In : Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'06) (22-27 Apr 2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) (p 1457)


Combining Eye Tracking and Conventional Techniques for Indications of User-Adaptability (2005-09)
Petre, Marian; Tzanidou, Ekaterini; Minocha, Shailey and Grayson, Andrew
In : Proceedings of Interact 2005 (12-16 Sep, Rome) (pp. 753-766)


Consumer behaviour in multi-channel retail environments: consumer movement between online and offline channels (2005-07-07)
van Dijk, Geke; Laing, Angus and Minocha, Shailey
In : 5th American Marketing Association/Academy of Marketing Joint Biennial Conference 'Marketing: Building Business, Shaping Society', Dublin, Ireland (5-7 Jul 2005)


Localisation challenges in usability and customer relationship management of e-commerce environments (2004-12-07)
Minocha, Shailey; Hall, Pat and Dawson, Liisa
In : Sharing Capability in Localisation and Human Language Technologies 2004 (7-8 Jan 2004, Kathmandu, Nepal)


Learner-Centred Design and Evaluation of Web-Based E-Learning Environments (2004-04-01)
Minocha, Shailey and Sharp, Helen
In : The 7th HCI Educators Workshop: Effective Teaching and Training in HCI (1-2 Apr 2004, University of Central Lancashire, Preston)


Integrating customer relationship management strategies in (B2C) e-commerce environments (2003-09-01)
Minocha, Shailey; Millard, Nicola and Dawson, Liisa
In : Human Computer Interaction - INTERACT'03 (1-5 Sep 2003, Zurich, Swtizerland)


Exploring the total customer experience: usability evaluations of (B2C) e-commerce environments (2003-09-01)
Minocha, Shailey and Dawson, Liisa
In : Human Computer Interaction - INTERACT'03 (1-5 Sep 2003, Zurich, Swtizerland)


Human errors and system requirements (1999-06)
Sutcliffe, Alistair; Galliers, Julia and Minocha, Shailey
In : Fourth IEEE International Symposium on Requirements Engineering (RE'99) (7-11 Jun 1999, Limerick, Ireland) (p 23)


Role of scenarios in work analysis during system design (1999-04-29)
Minocha, Shailey
In : An Industrial Approach to Work Analysis and Software Design (29 Apr 1999, The Conference Centre, Lancaster University, UK)


Requirements development in user-centred system design (1999-03-23)
Minocha, Shailey
In : IEE Colloquium on Making User-Centred Design Work in Software Development (23 Mar 1999, London, UK)


CREWS-SAVRE: systematic scenario generation and use (1998-04)
Maiden, Neil; Minocha, Shailey; Manning, Keith and Ryan, Michele
In : Third International Conference on Requirements Engineering (6-10 Apr 1998, Colorado Springs, CO) (p 148)


A2DL-an adaptive automatic display layout system (1996-08)
Stille, S.; Minocha, S. and Ernst, R.
In : Third Annual Symposium on Human Interaction with Complex Systems (HICS'96) (25-28 Aug 1996, Dayton, OH, USA) (p 243)


Realism or non-realism: Design of learning spaces in Second Life
Minocha, Shailey and Reeves, Ahmad
In : Virtual Worlds - Best Practices in Education (VWBPE), 2nd Annual Conference (27-29 Mar 2009, Second Life)


Design guidelines for B2C e-commerce in virtual worlds
Tran, Minh and Minocha, Shailey
In : 25th BCS Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (4 Jul 2011, Newcastle Upon Tyne)


Investigating the role of wearable activity-tracking technologies in the well-being and quality of life of people aged 55 and over (2017-07-24)
Minocha, Shailey; Banks, Duncan; Holland, Caroline; McNulty, Catherine and Tudor, Ana-Despina
Report submitted to Sir Halley Stewart Trust, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK


Imparting digital skills to people aged 55 years and over in the UK (2015-08-11)
Minocha, Shailey; McNulty, Catherine and Evans, Shirley
The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.


Social isolation and loneliness in people aged 55 and over in Milton Keynes (2015-05-26)
Minocha, Shailey; Holland, Caroline; McNulty, Catherine; Banks, Duncan and Palmer, Jane
The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.


3D Virtual Field Trips as a Service (VFTaaS): Learning Design (2015-05-07)
Minocha, Shailey; Burden, David; Tilling, Steve; Argles, Thomas and Rock, James
The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.


eGovernment for You: Impact Evaluation Framework (2012-12)
Budd, Leslie; Grimsley, Mike; Horrocks, Ivan; Meehan, Anthony; Minocha, Shailey and Walker, Steve
The Open University


eGovernment for You: Work Package 7: Impact Evaluation: Training and Support Materials, Schedules and Methods (2012-12)
Budd, Leslie; Grimsley, Mike; Horrocks, Ivan; Meehan, Anthony; Minocha, Shailey and Walker, Steve
The Open University


Handbook of Social Media for Researchers and Supervisors (2012-08-31)
Minocha, Shailey and Petre, Marian
The Open University


Research in virtual worlds: Special Interview with Shailey Minocha (2012-05-03)
Minocha, Shailey
Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable, Second Life (in-world) presentation and accompanying transcript.


Using social media technologies for research dialogues (2012-03-21)
Minocha, Shailey
Nuts and Bolts of Research - Methods Conference 2012, Milton Keynes, The Open University, UK


Patients, Professionals and the Internet: Renegotiating the Healthcare Encounter (2010-03)
Laing, Angus; Newholm, Terry; Keeling, Debbie; Speier, Diane; Hogg, Gill; Minocha, Shailey and Davies, Linda
National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), Service Delivery and Organisation (NIHR SDO) programme, UK


A study of the effective use of social software to support student learning and engagement (2009-01-09)
Minocha, Shailey
JISC, University of Bristol.