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Meharg, D. & Tizard, J. (2015). Widening access through transition from college to university. In Social Dimension in European Higher Education
Widening access through transition from College to University In Scotland, one strategy for increasing participation at university for people from deprived socio-economic area...
Meharg, D. & Craighill, S. (2013). Belonging: Blurring the Boundaries
This paper explores Whitchurch’s (2008) notion of the ‘third space’ in the context of articulating students from Further Education to Higher Education. This research appropria...
Meharg, D. & Craighill, S. (2013). Student beliefs as barriers to articulation. ISBN 978-1-4799-3921-3
Eccles et al.’s ‘Expectancy-Value Model of Achievement Motivation’ (2000) states that ‘an individual’s choice, persistence, and performance can be explained by their beliefs a...
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...
18 February 2016
18 February 2016
Associate students, joining Edinburgh Napier University in third year can now articulate onto a number of different undergraduate programmes, take part in University coordinat...
Meharg, D., Taylor-Smith, E., Varey, A., Mooney, C. & Dallas, S. (2017). An Enhanced Route from FE to HE Graduation?. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice. 5(2), 85-92. doi:10.14297/jpaap.v5i2.269. ISSN 2051-9788
This study explores student transitions from further (FE) to higher (HE) education through the Associate Student Project (ASP) and examines the effectiveness of this enhanced ...
Meharg, D., Craighill, S., Varey, A. & Cairncross, S. (in press). Belonging: Blurring the Boundaries. Scottish Educational Review
This paper applies Whitchurch’s (2008) concept of the ‘third space’ to the emergent territory occupied by further education college students as they ‘cross the boundary’ to co...
Meharg, D., Craighill, S., Varey, A. & Tizard, J. (2016). 'I hope we can handle it': A study examining student ability beliefs and motivations before transition. Education in the North. 23(2), 128-140
This paper employs the ‘Expectancy-Value Model of Achievement Motivation’ (Wigfield and Eccles, 2000) to identify performance barriers and facilitators for further education s...
Meharg, D. & Marr, S. (2017, July). Transitioning cohorts a comparative study of best practice in supporting direct entrant students to make a successful transition from FE college to advanced years in university. Presented at HEA Annual Conference 2017 Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight, Manchester, England
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Meharg, D. & Fotheringham, J. Partnership and preparation: a new model of transition from college to university. Paper presented at Attainment for All:Inclusivity, Diversity and Success in LTHE: First Annual Conference on Equality and Diversity in Teaching and Learning in Scottish Higher Education, Glasgow, Scotland
Widening participation in higher education continues to be a key focus for Scottish government and the 2013 Post-16 Education (Scotland) Act places obligations upon Universiti...
Meharg, D., Tizard, J., Varey, A. & Cairncross, S. Building confidence during transition from college to university.. Paper presented at British Educational Research Association, Belfast. (Unpublished)
Meharg, D., Tizard, J. & Varey, A. Student voice and peer support during transition. Paper presented at QAA Enhancement Themes, Glasgow, UK
Despite increased investment in transition between further education and higher education during the last 10 years, direct entrants remain less likely to take an active part i...