Computer Science

Sharon Bratt

Associate Professor, Computer Science

PhD (Simon Fraser), M.Ed. (Alberta), B.Ed. (Alberta), BFA (Alberta)

5-174D, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB


Dr. Sharon Bratt holds a PhD from Simon Fraser University and teaches in the areas of instructional technology and human-computer interaction (specifically, usability and interaction design). Her research interests are drawn from several disciplines: learning design, cognitive psychology, usability, learning technologies and measurement and evaluation.

Instructional design, design research, usability, interaction design, human-computer interaction, instructional technology, qualitative research methods, e-learning

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Technology tools for teaching and learning
  • Interaction design
  • Usability
  • Instuctional design

Selected Publications / Presentations / Conference Papers

  • Bratt, S. (accepted). Agile Instructional Development Framework: Strategies for Increasing Learner and Instructional Designer Collaboration. In ED-MEDIA - World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications. June 24-28, 2013, Victoria, BC, Canada.
  • Shamshuk, L., Coffee, C., Bratt, S. (2012). Sustainable Pedagogies: Creating Video Tutorials Through Faculty-Student-Library Collaboration. Presented at the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) Conference. Edmonton, Alberta
  • Bratt, S. (2011). A Framework for Agile Instructional Development.  E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, October 18-22, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Bratt, S., Coulson, I. & Kostashuk, S. (2009). Utilizing a learning management system in a blended learning design to enhance self-regulated learning strategies in a baccalaureate nursing fundamentals course. International Conference on Information Technologies in Education. July 9 - 11, 2009, Corfu, Greece.
  • Bratt, S. (2009). Authentic Assessment Management Systems: Learner Perceptions of Authenticity. In ED-MEDIA - World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications. June 22 – 29, Honolulu, Hawaii