Dr. Shellnut teaches Applied Instructional Technology. She received her Ph.D. in Instructional Technology, MA in Communication and BS in Speech and English Education from Wayne State University. She was a high school English and speech teacher before earning her doctorate. Dr. Shellnut has taught at Wayne State University and Oakland Community College. She is a full time Instructional Technologist and Performance Improvement Consultant for a well known global marketing firm with an office in Troy, Michigan. She is a Certified Performance Technologist and represents her company as an Advocate for ISPI (the International Society for Performance Improvement).