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Assessment as a Mediating Artefact for Students in Transition from College to University

Journal Article
Fotheringham, J. (2019)
Assessment as a Mediating Artefact for Students in Transition from College to University. All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AISHE-J), 11(2),
This paper presents research findings from a longitudinal study of students making the transition from colleges to a Scottish university. Data from interviews with staff and s...

Researching international students: methodological challenges of rebel data

Journal Article
Ecochard, S., & Fotheringham, J. (2018)
Researching international students: methodological challenges of rebel data. International Student Experience Journal, 6(1), 1-7
This paper presents findings from a small scale study into the attitudes and preferences of international students for support provision at a Scottish Higher Education institu...

Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project

Journal Article
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fotheringham, J. (2019)
Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 43(5), 628-640. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2017.1390077
Students have expectations of their university education leading to graduate careers, with universities investing considerable resources in institution-wide initiatives design...

International Students’ Unique Challenges – Why Understanding International Transitions to Higher Education Matters

Journal Article
Ecochard, S., & Fotheringham, J. (2017)
International Students’ Unique Challenges – Why Understanding International Transitions to Higher Education Matters. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 5(2), 100-108. https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v5i2.261
International students represent a large and increasing share of the diversity encountered on British campuses, with 19% of the student body coming from another country to stu...

In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity

Journal Article
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fotheringham, J. (2017)
In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 18(1), 15-24
Universities are adopting institution-wide projects to increase student work placements and work-related learning across all subject disciplines. However, there are large vari...

Exploring student identity through a university-wide graduate employability initiative

Presentation / Conference
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 ...

Modelling pedagogic innovation in a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching: risks and vulnerabilities

Book Chapter
Fotheringham, J., & James, K. (2016)
Modelling pedagogic innovation in a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching: risks and vulnerabilities. In C. Penman, & M. Foster (Eds.), Innovations in Learning and TeachingMerchiston 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...

Partnership and preparation: a new model of transition from college to university.

Conference Proceeding
Meharg, D., & Fotheringham, J. (2016)
Partnership and preparation: a new model of transition from college to university. In Equality and diversity in learning and teaching in higher education : Papers from Equality Challenge Unit and Higher Education Academy joint conferences, 102-112
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...

Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship

Conference Proceeding
James, K. & Fortheringham, J. (2016)
Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship. In Converging Concepts in Global Higher Education Research: Local, national and international Perspectives
Considering a historical perspective that looks briefly at higher education changes influenced by government ideological direction is useful for understanding higher education...

Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship

Presentation / Conference
James, K., & Fotheringham, J. (2015, December)
Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship. Paper presented at SRHE Annual Research Conference, Celtic Manor, Newport, South Wales
No abstract available. Conference Programme & book of abstracts - https://www.srhe.ac.uk/conference2015/downloads/SRHE_Conf_2015_paper_summaries.pdf