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Bob Henshaw

Instructional Technology Consultant and EdTech Liaison
PHONE: 919-962-9969 | FAX: 919-962-5236




Bob Henshaw is an educational technology consultant who works with faculty members and academic units to effectively plan, implement, and evaluate the innovative use of instructional methods and technologies. He serves as staff liaison between the Center for Faculty Excellence and ITS Educational Technologies. Recent areas of focus for Bob include learning space design and supporting the exploration and integration of generative AI. Bob holds a Master of Information Science degree and a bachelor’s degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and has taught undergraduate and graduate courses for the UNC School of Information and Library Science. He has more than 25 years of experience supporting faculty members and campus initiatives across a wide range of topics related to instructional innovation.

Recent Publications and Presentations:

Boehm, E., Henshaw, R.G., James, D., & Malloy, E. (2024). Teaching field notes: A crowd-sourced approach to developing faculty development resources. In D. Chapman & M. Bartlett (Eds.), Faculty development on a shoestring (pp. 45-54). Information Age Publishing.

Henshaw, B., and Boehm, E. (2023, September). Remote Teaching Field Notes: A Crowd-sourced Approach to Emerging Issues in Faculty Development. Presented at the 48th Annual POD Network Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

Henshaw, B., Bliem, C., Curtis, A., and Zurcher, D. (2023, April). The Effectiveness of Undergraduate Peer Mentor Programs Across Different Learning Spaces. Presented at the UNC System Learning and Technology Symposium in Charlotte, NC.

Henshaw, B., Aguilar, A., and Sathy, V. (2021, May). Using Course Data to Develop Narratives Around Effective Teaching. Presented at 3rd Annual Learning Analytics Summit.

Henshaw, B., Hogan, K., & V. Sathy (2019, November). Using Student Diversity Data to Help Faculty Improve Their Courses. Presented at POD Network Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

Henshaw, B., Lovett, M., Pavlechko, G. & L. Winer. (2018, November). Exploring Teaching Centers’ Role in Learning Space Design. Presented at POD Network Annual Conference in Portland, OR.

Henshaw, B., and Gierdowksi, D. (2017, August). Zoned for Interaction: An Empirical Study of UNC-Chapel Hill’s First Active Learning Hall. Presented at International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms, Minneapolis, MN.

Henshaw, B. (2017, February). Navigating Constraints and Building Support for an Interactive Lecture Hall. Presented at Next Generation Learning Spaces Conference, San Diego, CA.

Henshaw, B., Moore, J., & Moy, C. (2016, January). Transforming the Lecture Hall: Toward a Comprehensive Classroom Design. Presented at EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Henshaw, B. & Lockhart, M. (2015, November). Exploring the Role of Faculty Development in Classroom Design. Presented at the POD Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Henshaw, B. (2014, November). Evaluating a System for Helping Faculty Manage Professional Development Information. Presented at POD Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.

Henshaw, B. (2014, October). Creating a Campus Culture for Interactive Learning Environments. Presented at CCUMC Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Henshaw, R.G., and Reubens, A. (2014). Evaluating design enhancements to the tablet arm chair in language instruction classes. Journal of Learning Spaces, 2(2).

Henshaw, B. & DeFays, H. (2013, February). Course Correspondents: Bridging continents and connecting students. Presented at EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. February 2013.

Henshaw, B. & Muñoz-Hermoso, A. (2013, February). Course Correspondents: Leveraging student experiences abroad. Presented at Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Greensboro, NC.

Henshaw, R.G. & DeSaix, J.S. (2012). Faculty Roles in Electronic Textbook Adoption. In G.C. Clarck, S.A. Clouser (Eds.), Teaching with Technology, Volume 2. Learning Technology Consortium.

Henshaw, R.G., Edwards, P.M., & Bagley, E.J. (2011). Use of swivel desks and aisle space to promote interaction in mid-sized college classroomsJournal of Leaning Spaces, 1(1).