Fiona Smart

Fiona Smart

Dr Fiona Smart

Head of Learning and Teaching, Associate Professor: Learning and Teaching

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Invited Expert PgC Learning and Teaching/ PSF Scheme, GCU
  • External Expert (Health) FD Health programme Plymouth University
  • Invited Member of the Enhancing Learning and Teaching Theme in the School of Health and Social Care
  • Member of the University’s Learning, Teaching and Assessment Committee
  • Member of the University’s Enhancement Led Institutional Review (ELIR) action group
  • Member of the University’s Quality and Standards Committee
  • University Project Lead for the Programme Focused Approach to Assessment and Feedback Project
  • Co-leader of the Academy for Research, Innovation and Scholarship in Education
  • Invited member of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care Leadership Group Oct 2015 to date
  • University Lead for Edinburgh Napier’s UKPSF scheme (ENroute)

 

Conference Activity

  • ICED June 2018 (Scientific Committee)
  • Educational and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (Scientific Committee)
  • Scientific Panel Reviewer for the Canadian CAUCUS Conference
  • Scientific Panel Reviewer for the QAA (Scotland) International Conference

 

Editorial Activity

  • Editor Research in Learning and Teaching

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner University of Malta
  • External Reviewer Fellowship Scheme, UWE and Mentor to Scheme Lead
  • External Examiner Birmingham City University
  • External Reviewer Fellowship Scheme University of Chester
  • University’s Institutional Contact with the Higher Education Academy
  • External Examiner University of Bradford
  • External Advisor (Curriculum Alignment) University of Skvode
  • External Expert Strategic Health Authority Advanced Practice Working Group
  • External Examining Advanced Practice Programme London South Bank
  • External Examiner Posts held from 1994 to date - detail provided for most recent posts
  • External Expert (Online Education) University of Northampton

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • St Martin's College Teaching Fellow

 

Invited Speaker

  • KEYNOTE: The Janus Phenomenon and the Role of the Paediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Invited to speak at the BIMP Conference 2009 in Malaysian Borneo on Educational Governance

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Elected Vice Convenor: Scottish Higher Educational Developers Group
  • Institutional Representative: Scottish Higher Educational Developers group (SHED)
  • Elected Secretary: Scottish Higher Educational Developers Group
  • Member of the Association of Learning Technology
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council Registrant
  • Member of the Royal College of Nursing

 

Reviewing

  • Reviewer: Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice 2014 to date

 

Visiting Positions

  • External Expert: Kingdom University, Bahrain
  • Visiting Scholar University of Malta
  • External Expert: University of Bahrain
  • External Expert: Applied Science University, Bahrain
  • External Expert: XJTLU, China
  • External Expert: Royal University for Women, Bahrain

 

Date


33 results

Beyond the metrics: the importance of intangible assets in the HE context

Journal Article
Smart, F., Cleaver, E., & Robertson, A. (in press)
Beyond the metrics: the importance of intangible assets in the HE context. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice,
As a statement of fact, the Higher Education (HE) sector gathers data. Commonly these data are metrical in format, used in some way to report on some aspect of performativity,...

Does technology flatten authenticity? Exploring the use of digital storytelling as a learning tool in mental health nurse education

Journal Article
Smart, F., Conlon, M., & Mcintosh, G. (in press)
Does technology flatten authenticity? Exploring the use of digital storytelling as a learning tool in mental health nurse education. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/1475939X.2020.1760127
The paper reflects on digital story-telling as an approach designed to apply the theory of authentic learning in a co-productive context. It seeks to examine the theory of aut...

Editorial, JPAAP Vol 7, Issue 1 (2019)

Journal Article
Smart, F. (2020)
Editorial, JPAAP Vol 7, Issue 1 (2019). Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v7i1.418

Electing to Speak: Professional Dialogue in the Context of Professional Dialogue

Journal Article
Smart, F., Asghar, M., Campbell, L., & Huxham, M. (2019)
Electing to Speak: Professional Dialogue in the Context of Professional Dialogue. International Journal for Academic Development, 24(3), 232-245. https://doi.org/10.1080/1360144X.2019.1585356
Written submissions are traditionally used in the assessment of applications for Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, with dialogue offering an alternative approach. Qu...

Editorial: Special Issue on Mobile Mixed Reality

Journal Article
Cochrane, T., Smart, F., & Narayan, V. (2018)
Editorial: Special Issue on Mobile Mixed Reality. Research in Learning Technology, 26, https://doi.org/10.25304/rlt.v26.2195
This special collection of Research In Learning Technology explores the state of the art of mobile mixed reality (MMR) in education. The special collection includes eight arti...

Becoming Educational Developers

Presentation / Conference
Smart, F. (2018, June)
Becoming Educational Developers. Paper presented at ICED
Abstract not available.

Teaching Innovation: The Role of Educational Development

Presentation / Conference
Smart, F. (2018, May)
Teaching Innovation: The Role of Educational Development. Presented at XJTLU Annual International Teaching Conference
Abstract not available.

Playful learning

Journal Article
Langan, A. M., & Smart, F. (2018)
Playful learning. Research in Learning Technology, 26, https://doi.org/10.25304/rlt.v26.2079
Item is Editorial Preface to themed collection published in the journal Research in Learning Technology. These articles collate ideas and practices developed from workshops ...

Surfacing Teaching Innovation: The Impact of Dialogue

Presentation / Conference
Smart, F. (2018, May)
Surfacing Teaching Innovation: The Impact of Dialogue. Paper presented at International Federation of National Teaching Fellows 2nd World Summit
Abstract not available.

Interactive Essays and Digital Dissertations

Presentation / Conference
Smart, F. (2018, March)
Interactive Essays and Digital Dissertations. Paper presented at HEFCE: 2nd Innovation in Learning and Teaching Project Workshop
Abstract not available.

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