Kendall Richards

Kendall Richards

Dr Kendall Richards

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Study skills are not the answer to students’ academic woes

Digital Artefact
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2021)
Study skills are not the answer to students’ academic woes. [Blog]

From ‘Text’ to ‘Teapot’ to ‘Tinkerbell’ – Supporting Students in their Subjects

Digital Artefact
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2021)
From ‘Text’ to ‘Teapot’ to ‘Tinkerbell’ – Supporting Students in their Subjects. [Blog]
This #Take5 post is brought to you from Kendall Richards and NIck Pilcher of Edinburgh Napier University – who presented on this topic at the fabulous ScotHELD Winter 2021 Con...

Considering Generic Study Skills and the roles of Academic Advisers

Presentation / Conference
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2021, January)
Considering Generic Study Skills and the roles of Academic Advisers. Presented at ScotHELD Winter 2021 Conference, Online
In this short session we draw on work we have done over a number of years but primarily on a recent paper published in Teaching in Higher Education entitled ‘Study Skills: neo...

Study Skills: neoliberalism’s perfect Tinkerbell

Journal Article
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (in press)
Study Skills: neoliberalism’s perfect Tinkerbell. Teaching in Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/13562517.2020.1839745
We argue that current approaches to Study Skills support are presented as being a panacea for resolving the issues presented by neoliberal approaches to educational expansion....

Measuring the effectiveness of English medium instruction shipping courses

Journal Article
Tseng, P., Pilcher, N., & Richards, K. (2020)
Measuring the effectiveness of English medium instruction shipping courses. Maritime Business Review, 5(4), 351-371. https://doi.org/10.1108/mabr-10-2019-0042
Purpose: Shipping courses contain much technical and specialist knowledge and present particular challenges for English medium instruction (EMI). This paper aims to investigat...

Agile Implementation and Expansive Learning: Identifying Contradictions and Their Resolution Using an Activity Theory Perspective

Conference Proceeding
Chita, P., Cruickshank, P., Smith, C., & Richards, K. (2020)
Agile Implementation and Expansive Learning: Identifying Contradictions and Their Resolution Using an Activity Theory Perspective. In Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming. , (3-19). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-49392-9_1
A key challenge organisations face when transitioning to agile delivery methods is that of quickly and effectively learning new ways of working. This study posits that fundame...

How a particular view of language enables neoliberalism in student support – and how to resist it.

Presentation / Conference
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2020, May)
How a particular view of language enables neoliberalism in student support – and how to resist it. Paper presented at DPR20 Discourse, Power and Resistance the values of education, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
In this presentation, extending previous research, the authors argue that a particular view of language which sees it as a concrete abstract objectivist entity separable from ...

Using physical objects as a portal to reveal academic subject identity and thought

Journal Article
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2020)
Using physical objects as a portal to reveal academic subject identity and thought. Qualitative Report, 25(1), 127-144
We are lecturers who help students studying subjects that use word-based writing, non-word based writing such as Mathematics, and non-text based language such as visual semiot...

How a view of language underpins approaches to supporting higher education students that facilitate neo-liberalism, and how to resist this

Journal Article
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2018)
How a view of language underpins approaches to supporting higher education students that facilitate neo-liberalism, and how to resist this. Power and Education, 175774381881180. doi:10.1177/1757743818811801
In this article we argue a particular view of language underpins approaches to supporting students in Higher Education, and that this view facilitates neoliberalism. Universit...

Research grounded support of student learning in Higher Education: The importance of dialogue and subject embedded, contextualised language and content.

Thesis
Richards, K. Research grounded support of student learning in Higher Education: The importance of dialogue and subject embedded, contextualised language and content. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1532248
This aim of this thesis is to demonstrate how the research that has been conducted by the author, as illustrated through the publications presented, adds to the domain of acad...

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