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Qualifications

BA (Hons), MPhil, PGCE, FHEA

About

In her current role, Nicola provides academic support to international students in the Faculty of Advanced Technology.

Experience

Previously, Nicola has held various positions, including:
- UHOVI Student Services Researcher
- Development Officer with Science Shops Wales on community-based research
- Head of School of Adult Basic Education at Coleg Morgannwg

Publications

Harris, S. and Shelswell, N. (2001). Building bridges across the digital divide: supporting the development of technological fluency in adult basic education learners. FACE Conference, Southampton – published in conference proceedings.
Harris, S. and Shelswell, N. (2005). Moving beyond communities of practice in adult basic education in D. Barton and K. Tusting (eds.) Beyond Communities of Practice. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Shelswell, N. (2005). A critical investigation into uses of new technologies in the teaching and learning of adult literacy. Unpublished thesis.
Shelswell, N. (2002). Being creative with computer technology, Basic Skills Bulletin, Issue 18, November.
Shelswell, N. (ed.) Science Shops Wales, Doing a community biodiversity audit: a handbook for communities, Cambrian Press, Aberystwyth.
Shelswell, N. (2011). Meeting the support needs of students on UHOVI programmes.
Jones, S, Williams, K & Shelswell, N (2009). Developing the Links: An assessment of the potential for community food initiatives to contribute to the development of sustainable food systems in south east Wales. Science Shops Wales, University of Glamorgan.

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