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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 collaborations in education and work based learning.
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...
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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...
Tierney, A. (2016). The Role of SoTL in Classroom Innovation. In Conference Proceedings 2015
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is being promoted as an activity for teaching-focused academics in the UK. However, support for SoTL is not a priority for most...
Cooper, B. & Smith, D. (2015). Veterinary Nurse training in the UK
Veterinary Nursing in the UK is still a relatively young profession. Whilst it is known that there were animal nurses in existence in the late 1800’s the role and title ‘Veter...
Barreto, D. (2012). The use of electronic voting systems to enhance deep learning. In McCabe, B., Pantazidou, M. & Phillips, D. (Eds.). Shaking the Foundations of Geo-engineering Education - proceedings of the international conference Shaking the Foundations of Geo-engineering Education (NUI Galway, Ireland, 4-6 July 2012ISBN 978041562127
The present paper introduces a technology-enhanced teaching method that promotes deep learning.
Four stages that correspond to four different student cohorts were used for its...
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...
Richards, K. & Pilcher, N. (2017). Don’t Panic! You know your subject. You’re not teaching English, you’re teaching your subject in ‘English’. In Lee, G. J. (Ed.). Challenges in English in University in English in University Education
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Pilcher, N., Forster, A., Tennant, S., Murray, M. & Craig, N. (in press). 'Problematizing the ‘Career Academic’ in UK Construction and Engineering Education: does the system want what the system gets?. European Journal of Engineering Education. ISSN 0304-3797
‘Career Academics’ are principally research-led, entering academia with limited or no industrial or practical experience. UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) welcome them ...
Tierney, A. (in press). Threshold Concepts in Academic Practice: Engagement with the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Practice and evidence of the scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education. 12(2)
This paper investigates the existence and nature of threshold concepts as experienced by a group of twenty-one teaching-focused academics, from life science departments in UK ...
Smith, S., Gentleman, M., Conway, L. & Sloan, S. (2017). Valuing feedback: an evaluation of a National Health Service programme to support compassionate care practice through hearing and responding to feedback. Journal of Research in Nursing. 22(1-2), 112-127. doi:10.1177/1744987116685913. ISSN 1744-9871
There is an emergent recognition in healthcare that people need to be at the heart of services, and experiences of care matter; these should therefore be recognised and enhanc...
McKinnon, S., Hammond, A. & Foster, M. (in press). Reflecting on the Value of Resources for Internationalising the Curriculum: Exploring Academic Perspectives. Journal of Further and Higher Education.. ISSN 0309-877X
Increased interest in internationalisation of the curriculum (IoC) has led to the development of a range of resources designed to support staff in translating theory into prac...
This study focuses on three albums of original music performed and recorded by...
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...