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STEM educational engagement through competition, sport and wearable technology

Presentation / Conference
James, D., Lee, J., Ohgi, Y., Petrone, N., Willis, C., Ferrier, B., …Parker, J. (2022, June)
STEM educational engagement through competition, sport and wearable technology. Poster presented at International Sports Engineering Association: The Engineering of Sport 14, Purdue University, US

Gamified Learning in Higher Education: An Instructional Design Method to Improve Engagement

Book Chapter
Garden, C., & Rivera, E. (in press)
Gamified Learning in Higher Education: An Instructional Design Method to Improve Engagement. In O. Bernardes, V. Amorim, & A. Carrizo Moreira (Eds.), Handbook of Research on the Influence and Effectiveness of Gamification in Education. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-6684-4287-6
Gamification and Design Thinking can be thought of as part of Instructional Design (ID) in the Higher Education (HE) context. Each of these fields has much to learn from the o...

Evolving ecologies in digital education - A perspective from Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Drumm, L., & Zike, J. (2022, May)
Evolving ecologies in digital education - A perspective from Scotland. Paper presented at Irish Learning Technology Association’s Annual Conference ‘EdTech 2022’, University College Cork
Ecosystems balance in a delicate dynamic of motion and change. When hit with a disturbance, an ecosystem's resilience is tested and any vacuum quickly filled by those well-sui...

Curation and collaboration as activism: emerging critical practices of #FemEdTech

Journal Article
Beetham, H., Drumm, L., Bell, F., Mycroft, L., & Forsythe, G. (2022)
Curation and collaboration as activism: emerging critical practices of #FemEdTech. Learning, Media and Technology, 47(1), 143-155. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439884.2021.2018607
The inequities rooted in our education systems and wider societies have been thrown into relief by responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. This paper presents four situational stu...

Translational Applications of Wearable Sensors in Education: Implementation and Efficacy

Journal Article
Ferrier, B., Lee, J., Mbuli, A., & James, D. A. (2022)
Translational Applications of Wearable Sensors in Education: Implementation and Efficacy. Sensors, 22(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/s22041675
Background: Adding new approaches to teaching curriculums can be both expensive and complex to learn. The aim of this research was to gain insight into students' literacy and ...

Digital Pedagogy & Learning Design

Presentation / Conference
Drumm, L. (2021, November)
Digital Pedagogy & Learning Design. Paper presented at The EdTech & Digital Learning Conference, Online

The CATE Collection: Together in Collaborative Educational Leadership

Book
Tolson, D., Watchman Smith, N., Irving-Bell, D., & Weaver, M. (Eds.)
(2021). The CATE Collection: Together in Collaborative Educational Leadership. Higher Education Academy
The inaugural CATE Collection is a resource for all involved in higher education, who have a passion for innovation in learning and teaching that is evidence-informed, proven ...

Parallel Programming Made Simple: Using Groovy Parallel Patterns

Book
Kerridge, J. (2021)
Parallel Programming Made Simple: Using Groovy Parallel Patterns. Copenhagen: Bookboon.com
The use of the Groovy Parallel Patterns Library is described, using many diverse examples, showing how a parallel application can be easily created from existing sequential co...

Creative Thinking Level 6 Summary

Other
Cochrane, R., & Heathcote, K. (2021)
Creative Thinking Level 6 Summary. Edinburgh
A new qualification in Creative Thinking offered at SCQF Level 6 in schools across Scotland. Embedding contemporary teaching and learning theory to provide the transferable, ...

Creative Thinking Level 5 Summary

Other
Cochrane, R., & Heathcote, K. (2021)
Creative Thinking Level 5 Summary. Edinburgh
A new qualification in Creative Thinking offered at SCQF Level 5 in schools across Scotland. Embedding contemporary teaching and learning theory to provide the transferable, ...
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Efficient algorithms for MAC layer duty cycling and frame delivery in wireless sensor network

2016 - 2021
Dr Craig Thomson | Director of Studies: Prof Ahmed Al-Dubai | Second Supervisor: Dr Thomas Tan

Life interrupted: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of young people and their family/significant other living with malignant melanoma

2015 - 2020
Wendy McInally | Director of Studies: Dr Richard Kyle | Second Supervisor: Dr Zoe Chouliara

The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland

2009 - 2015
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
Dr Sarah Borthwick Saddler | Director of Studies: Michael Carreno | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane

Adult learning: Towards a framework for participation

2008 - 2014
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...
Dr Lesley McLean | Director of Studies: Dr Monika Foster | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Munro

The development of a hybrid racking panel

2007 - 2013
Throughout the U.K, Timber Platform Frame is increasingly being utilized in the high volume, low cost housing market. Here, the client’s desire for full...
Dr Kenneth Leitch | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Hairstans | Second Supervisor: Dr Jack Porteous

Investigation of Maintaining Nasogastric Feeding for Stroke Patients: A Mixed Methods Design

2004 - 2009
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...
Dr Catherine Mahoney | Director of Studies: Dr Maureen Macmillan | Second Supervisor: Beth Alder