Christine Penman is a Senior Lecturer in the Languages subject Group. Her recent research has been focused on advertising communication and on pedagogy.
She teaches French and advertising from a discourse perspective.
Robertson, S. & Walker, K. (2016). Contextualising information literacy to assessment criteria and measuring the impact on student performance: a collaborative approach. In Penman, C. & Foster, M. (Eds.). Innovations in Learning and Teaching, 107-122. Merchiston Publishing. ISBN 9780957688285
This chapter explores the collaboration between a subject librarian and a module leader to improve the information literacy skills within a large cohort under-graduate busines...
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 TeachingMerchiston 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...
Webster-Henderson, B. (2016). Foreword. In Penman, C. & Foster, M. (Eds.). Innovations in learning and teaching: showcasing new approaches to higher educationMerchiston Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9576882-8-5
Penman, C., & Foster, M. (2016). Innovations in Learning and Teaching. Edinburgh Napier University Publishing
Victoria, M. (2016). Every picture tells a story: using selfie-inspired activities to enhance social relations and encourage self-reflexivity. In C. Penman, & M. Foster (Eds.), Innovations in learning and teachingMerchiston Publishing
This chapter explores the results of a study in Thailand that capitalised on the popularity of the selfie, providing second-year English language students with an opportunity ...
Fotheringham, J. & James, K. (2016). Modelling pedagogic innovation in a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching: risks and vulnerabilities. In Penman, C. & Foster, M. (Eds.). Innovations in Learning and Teaching. https://merchistonpublishing.com/innovations-in-learning-and-teaching/: Merchiston Publishing
This chapter explores the choices and decisions made during the redevelopment of a new Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching, aimed at new higher education academi...
Robertson, S. & Sholl, S. (in press). The Accidental Podcaster. In Penman, C. & Foster, M. (Eds.). Innovations in Learning and Teaching. Merchiston Publishing
The aim of this chapter is to explore student use of podcasts, employing longitudinal data from large cohorts to demonstrate to other teachers their potential as a relevant pe...
Penman, C. (2015). Collaborative production of learning objects on French literary works using the LOC software. In K. Borthwick, E. Corradini, & A. Dickens (Eds.), 10 years of the LLAS elearning symposium: case studies in good practice, 117-126. Research-publishing.net. doi:10.14705/rpnet.2015.000272
This case study situates the collaborative design of learning objects (interactive online learning material) using the LOC (Learning Object Creator) software in the context o...
Penman, C. & Ratz, S. (2014). A module-based approach to foster and document the intercultural process before and during the residence abroad. Intercultural Education. 26, 49-61. doi:10.1080/14675986.2015.993529. ISSN 1467-5986
This article contributes to the debate on what form of preparation and support can enhance the intercultural student experience during the Year Abroad. It presents a credit-be...
Ratz, S. & Penman, C. (2014). Residence Abroad: A modular approach to support students and document their progress. Scottish Languages Review. Spring / Summer 2014(27), 29-38
Internationalisation is a key thematic area which the Higher Education Academy in Scotland is
seeking to develop. This study contributes to previous research on the benefits o...
Penman, C. & Omar, M. (2011). Figuring Home: the role of commodities in the transnational experience. Language and Intercultural Communication. 11, 338-350. doi:10.1080/14708477.2011.613477. ISSN 1470-8477
This article proposes to investigate the role played by material goods in the transnational experience. Previous research has shown that the movement of people across the worl...