Khristin Fabian

khristin fabian

Dr Khristin Fabian

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Computing degree apprenticeships: An opportunity to address gender imbalance in the IT sector?

Conference Proceeding
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Fabian, K., Barr, M., Berg, T., Cutting, D., …Zarb, M. (in press)
Computing degree apprenticeships: An opportunity to address gender imbalance in the IT sector?
This paper explores the potential for new work-based apprenticeship degrees to encourage more women into computing degrees and the IT sector. In the UK, women are currently un...

Putting design into practice: An investigation of TPACK scores of lecturers in a networked institution

Journal Article
Fabian, K., Clayes, E., & Kelly, L. (2019)
Putting design into practice: An investigation of TPACK scores of lecturers in a networked institution. Research in Learning Technology, 27, https://doi.org/10.25304/rlt.v27.2296
Demand for blended and online learning environments is increasing and concurrent with this is the changing competencies required for teachers to be able to facilitate learning...

Facilitating computing students' transition to higher education

Conference Proceeding
Fabian, K., Taylor-Smith, E., Meharg, D., & Varey, A. (2019)
Facilitating computing students' transition to higher education. https://doi.org/10.1145/3351287.3351298
Students who progress to higher education from further education colleges are faced with academic, social, and logistical challenges during their transition. In general, they ...

Entrepreneurial drivers, barriers and enablers of computing students: gendered perspectives from an Australian and UK university

Journal Article
Smith, S., Hamilton, M., & Fabian, K. (2019)
Entrepreneurial drivers, barriers and enablers of computing students: gendered perspectives from an Australian and UK university. Studies in Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2019.1637840
This paper investigates computing students’ entrepreneurial intentions, motivations, recognisable barriers and encouragements towards entrepreneurship, with a focus on gender....

Bridging the Digital Skills Gap: Are computing degree apprenticeships the answer?

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S., Fabian, K., Berg, T., Meharg, D., & Varey, A. (2019)
Bridging the Digital Skills Gap: Are computing degree apprenticeships the answer?. In ITiCSE '19 Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Educationhttps://doi.org/10.1145/3304221.3319744
This paper describes a study investigating whether apprenticeship computing degrees in Scotland are attracting additional entrants who will become IT professionals and fill a ...

Putting “mobile” into mathematics: Results of a randomised controlled trial

Journal Article
Fabian, K., & Topping, K. J. (2019)
Putting “mobile” into mathematics: Results of a randomised controlled trial. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 59, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2019.101783
There is an increasing use of mobile technologies in the classroom, particularly its use in supporting contextual learning, but comparative research on the effects of mobile l...

Exploring women's motivations to study computer science.

Conference Proceeding
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., Bhardwaj, J., & Fabian, K. (2019)
Exploring women's motivations to study computer science. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education 2018 Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2018.8658768
This paper presents a study exploring women's decisions, influencers and early experiences of computing to better understand how women's motivations and prior experience affec...

Student engagement in mobile learning activities: breakdowns and breakthroughs

Conference Proceeding
Fabian, K. (2019)
Student engagement in mobile learning activities: breakdowns and breakthroughs. In Proceedings of the Eleventh Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education, (2818-2825
The ubiquity of mobile devices together with the potential to bridge classroom learning to real-world has added a new angle to contextualising mathematics learning. The goal o...

Enhancing learning confidence for direct entry computing students

Presentation / Conference
Fabian, K., Taylor-Smith, E., Meharg, D., & Varey, A. (2018, December)
Enhancing learning confidence for direct entry computing students. Paper presented at The Changing Shape of Higher Education Can excellence and inclusion cohabit?
Previous studies have shown that students who transfer into university from college (direct entrants) face several challenges when they enter university. In response, the Asso...

Delivering HE and FE: A user evaluation of virtual learning environments in a networked institution.

Presentation / Conference
Clayes, E., & Fabian, K. (2018, September)
Delivering HE and FE: A user evaluation of virtual learning environments in a networked institution
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