Assistant Principal, Student Experience
Senior Research Fellow
McEwan, T. & Cairncross, S. (2004). Evaluation and multimedia learning objects: Towards a human-centred approach. Interactive Technology and Smart Education. 1, 101-112. doi:10.1108/17415650480000015. ISSN 1741-5659
If initial attempts to incorporate reusable multimedia into university teaching were characterised by the efforts of enthusiasts, the growth of the “Learning Object” economy i...
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S. & Smith, C. (2017, December). Placement or practicalities? Barriers and disincentives to work experience, as reported by computing students. Paper presented at Society for Research Into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference, Newport, Wales
Having relevant work experience, such as a placement or internship, is valued by employers in the technology sector and can improve employment outcomes for computing graduates...
Tseng, P., Richards, K. & Pilcher, N. (2017, May). Constructing English Medium indicators in the shipping courses of Taiwan's higher education. Paper presented at 9th International Forum on Shipping, Ports and Airports, Hong Kong
English is a common language in the global maritime industry and many countries are now moving towards the use of English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) to deliver their cou...
Scottish Funding Council
The project aims to create 1500 paid placement opportunities for computing students studying in any Scottish university or college over the 5 year project.
11 May 2016
11 May 2016
This years post-graduate research conference will be held Wednesday (11th of May) on H-floor.
Presentations and the keynote will be in H5, the poster session, breaks an...
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...
Academic Support Adviser
School Placement Coordinator
Dean of Computing
KTP Associate - Data Analytics - Standard Life
Rutter, M. J., Alshehri, A. & Smith, S. (2017, March). An implementation of the extended technology acceptance model for understanding students' perceptions of learning management systems: a study within tertiary institutions in Saudia Arabia. Poster presented at 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia
The rapid evolution of e-learning around the world is inspiring many educational and business institutions to adopt it. E-learning is motivated by compelling advantages such a...
Smith, S., Webster, G. & Smith, C. (2016, December). Learning for the Workplace: Exploring professional identity in search of meaningful alternatives to student work placement. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education, Cardiff, Wales
Moves towards the marketisation of higher education have led to greater priority being placed upon students undertaking relevant work experience while they study. Recognising ...
Webster, G., Smith, S. & Smith, C. (2016, December). Learning for the Workplace: Exploring professional identity in search of meaningful alternatives to student work placement. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education 2016, Cardiff, Wales
Smith, C. & Smith, S. (2016, September). Matching and mismatch: understanding employer expectations of work placement applicants. Paper presented at ACEN, Sydney, Australia
The success and sustainability of work-integrated learning (WIL) is an abiding concern for universities, as institutions seek to mainstream WIL within academic programmes. A ...
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., Fotheringham, J. & Dencer-Brown, I. (2016, June). Exploring student identity through a university-wide graduate employability initiative. Paper presented at WACE International Research Symposium, Victoria, Canada
Universities are adopting institution-wide projects designed to enhance opportunities for student work placements and work-related learning across all subject disciplines, as ...
Varey, A. & Smyth, M. (2006, March). Reflecting on Design. Paper presented at CONVIVIO Faculty Forum “Teaching Design for HCI”, Graz, Austria
No abstract available.
Smith, S., Smith, C. F. & Varey, A. Women in ICT: exploring professional Identity on an executive masters program.. Paper presented at 6th Annual Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation and Technology, Singapore. (Unpublished)
Despite years of purposeful activity there is still a shortfall in the numbers of women enrolling onto computing courses in the UK and elsewhere, while many who join the profe...
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...
Ramirez, N., Smith, S., Smith, C., Berg, T., Strubel, B., Ohland, M. & Main, J. Making co-op work: a comparative exploration of student attitudes to co-op programs in the United States and the United Kingdom.. Paper presented at World Conference on Co-op and Work Integrated Learning (WACE 19th), Kyoto, Japan. (Unpublished)
University engineering and computing courses have a long tradition of co-operative education that plays a vital role in developing students' applied skills and giving confiden...
Smith, S. & Phillips, I. The future of professionalising informatics: a university education perspective. Paper presented at 11th European Computer Science Summit, Vienna
In March 2015, the Shadbolt Review group was established in the UK to review course accreditation of computer science university courses. The Council of Professors and Heads o...
Smith, S., Kannabiran, G. & Laing, S. Strategic positioning of IT business Incubators within Universities - a comparative study of the United Kingdom and India.. Paper presented at Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Glasgow, UK. (Unpublished)
Advances in Information Technology (IT) offers various innovation opportunities. Incubation of IT innovation, with a focus on promoting entrepreneurship, has been a strategic ...
Smith, S. & Smith, C. F. What’s in it for me? Making the case for paid student placements in computer science.. Paper presented at STEM 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. (Unpublished)
Recognising the need for skilled computer science graduates, the university funding body in Scotland, the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) is supporting a Scotland-wide student ...
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
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...
18 January 2016
18 January 2016
The School of Computing recently held a Research day where staff and PhD students shared their expertise in the form of a "One-Minute-Madness". Each of the 68 researchers who ...