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Binyamin, S., Rutter, M. J. & Smith, S. (2016). The utiliation of system usability scale in learning managment systems: a case study of Jeddah Community College. In ICERI2016 Proceedings, 5314-5323. doi:10.21125/iceri.2016.2290. ISBN 978-84-617-5895-1
Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been widely adopted in many higher educational institutions to support teaching and learning activities. The study was conducte...
Binyamin, S., Smith, S. & Rutter, M. (2016). Evaluating the Usability of Learning Management Systems from Students' Perception: A Case Study of King Abdulaziz University. In 15th European Conference on eLearning (ECEL 2016), 112 - 113. ISBN 978-1-911218-18-0
Abstract: Due to the rapid improvement in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), adopting technologies has become a major focus of interest in the field of education....
Craig, N., Tennant, S., Murray, M., Forster, A. & Pilcher, N. (2016). The Role of Experienced Practitioners in Engineering Education: the End of an Era?. In 6th International Symposium for Engineering Education 2016, 271-278. ISBN ISBN 978-0-9930611-1-0
Delivering excellence in higher engineering education is dependent on many variables. This includes programme design, delivery and content, university support and the knowledg...
British Council "Mobility Grant for Leadership Development Project". Funds visit by 6 persons from Ukraine to Edinburgh to seek potential co...
21 April 2016
Announcement of resultsEmerald and the Indian Academy of Management (IAM) are delighted to offer a research grant for an Indian project in the field of management research.
24 February 2016
24 February 2016
The Articulation Best Practice Event is a good practice sharing and networking event. The format of the day includes keynote addresses from SFC, the Commission on Widening Acc...
Professional Development Leader
Assistant Principal, Student Experience
Research Assistant - QAA Transition
Pomponi, F., Medina Campos, L. & Moncaster, A. (2016). The cultural dimension of industrial ecology education: success story of a sustainable integrated curriculum in Chía, Colombia
Industrial ecology higher education courses and degrees are gaining momentum across the world. However, much can also be done at earlier educational stages to create future ge...
Huber, F., Peisl, T., Gedeon, S., Brodie, J. & Sailer, K. (2016). Design Thinking-Based Entrepreneurship Education. In Proceedings of 3E - ECSB Entrepreneurship Education Conference, 42-43
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In recent years, more and more people have started to look to the field of design for inspiring new ways of dealing with innovation challenges. Based o...
James, K. & Fortheringham, J. (2016). Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship. In Converging Concepts in Global Higher Education Research: Local, national and international Perspectives
Considering a historical perspective that looks briefly at higher education changes influenced by government ideological direction is useful for understanding higher education...
Penny, K. I. & Brodie, J. (2017). Student and Staff Perceptions of the Use of Multiple Choice Testing in Higher Education Assessments. International Journal of Education and Culture. 6(2), 17-26. ISSN 2168-9407
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) are commonly used in higher education assessments and their use has increased alongside the availability of information and computer technolog...
Barron, P. & Ali-Knight, J. (2017). Aspirations and progression of event management graduates: A study of career development. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management.. doi:10.1016/j.jhtm.2017.01.005. ISSN 1447-6770
The provision of event management education in the higher education sector has grown significantly in recent years, yet little is known of the circumstances of the increasing ...
Pilcher, N. & Richards, K. (in press). Challenging the power invested in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS): why determining ‘English’ preparedness needs to be undertaken within the subject context. Power and Education.
Higher Education (HE) institutions worldwide base international student recruitment on the assumption their preparedness in ‘English’ is assured if they reach a certain level ...
Carver, M. (2017). Feedback, Feedforward, or Dialogue?: Defining a Model for Self-Regulated Learning. In Innovative Practices for Higher Education Assessment and Measurement, 1-18. IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0531-0.ch001. ISBN 9781522505310; 9781522505327
Better feedback is commonly demanded by students and institutions as a way of improving student satisfaction, encouraging more scholarly approaches to assessment, and building...
Macfarlane, L. (2016). ‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’. Stellenbosch Law Review. 2(2015), 424 – 442. ISSN 1016-4359
This article addresses the right to life, survival and development, guaranteed to every child by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, article 6, within th...
Booth, R. & O'Connor, S. (2016). Meaningful use of Twitter in nursing education may improve student learning and should be considered as a viable educational tool to assist in the development of digital professionalism. Evidence-Based Nursing. 20(28). doi:10.1136/eb-2016-102465. ISSN 1367-6539
Meaningful use of Twitter in nursing education may improve student learning and should be considered as a viable educational tool to assist in the development of digital profe...
Webster, G., Smith, S. & Smith, C. (in press). Supporting student transitions to placement and work: developing a new self-identity. New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences.. ISSN 1740-9888
Moves towards the marketisation of higher education together with concerns over the challenges of graduate employment have led to an increased prioritisation of students under...
Brodie, J., Van Saane, S. & Osowska, R. (in press). Help Wanted! Exploring the Value of Entrepreneurial Mentoring at Start-Up. Industry and Higher Education.. ISSN 0950-4222
The purpose of the research presented in this paper was to investigate the added value of mentoring for entrepreneurs during the start-up phase. This small-scale exploratory r...
Murray, J. (2016). Developing a reflective and empirically informed undergraduate research methods module, including a worked exemplar. In Penman, C. & Foster, M. (Eds.). Innovations in Learning and Teaching. Merchiston Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9576882-8-5
Teaching research methods is challenging for both staff and students. With increasing expectations to teach a wider breadth of material, the balance and maintenance of suffici...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...