Rivera, E. S., & Garden, C. L. P. (in press). Theory and Games: Developing a methof for gamifying Higher Education. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings
Gamification, the use of game attributes in non-game context, is used in the private sector as well as education. Research into Gamified Learning (GL) often focuses on case...
Garden, C. L. P., & Rivera, E. S. (in press). Putting theory into practice: gamification for student engagement. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings
Gamification is the use of game design elements in a non-game contexts . It is an intervention that has been used in a business setting for a number of years and is now bec...
Urquhart, E. (2016). Assessment workshops: ‘feeding forward, backward and side-to-side’
As practitioners, we are constantly aware of the importance of proactively feeding-forward into assessment whilst also using feedback assessments to help shape tailored suppor...
The Physiological Society
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
06 July 2017
The FINALISTS for the third year of The Herald’s Higher Education Awards have been announced.
The awards, in association with the University of the West of Scotla...
Senior Lecturer, Senior Teaching Fellow
Lecturer and Articulation Support Tutor for the Business School
Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
Caddell, M. (2015). Interns are the future for the third sector. http://www.scotsman.com/news/interns-are-the-future-for-the-third-sector-1-3883460
Caddell, M. (2013). Paid internships can deliver gains for youngsters. http://www.scotsman.com/news/paid-internships-can-deliver-gains-for-youngsters-1-3240086
Fotheringham, J., Strickland, K., & Aitchison, K. (2012). Developing and Supporting the Curriculum : Curriculum: Directions, decisions and debate
This paper provides an overview of the factors which may effect, stimulate or be the cause of curriculum changes in higher education in Scotland. This overview leads to a seri...
Caddell, M. & Cannell, P. (2011). Rethinking graduate attributes: understanding the learning journeys of part-time students in the Open University in Scotland. In Oosthuizen, S. & Jones, B. (Eds.). Part-Time study: the new paradigm for Higher Education?ISBN 9780957203303
Four in ten of Scotland’s university students study part time. But their voices and experience are often sidelined in debates about employability and graduate attributes. What...
McDowell, L., Sambell, K. & Davison, G. (2008). Assessment for learning : a brief history and review of terminology. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning : improving student learning through the curriculum : proceedings of the 16th international symposium, 56-64. ISBN 9781873576786, 1873576781
This paper examines terms which are currently used to describe what has come to be known as assessment for learning. Relevant terms include formative assessment, assessment fo...
Mcdowell, L. & Sambell, K. (2004). Negotiating academic assignments : the experiences of widening participation and traditional students. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning. Diversity and inclusivity : proceedings of the 2004 12th international symposium, 149-158. ISBN 1873576722, 9781873576724
The proceedings of the 12th Improving Student Learning symposium, held in 2004 in Birmingham. This book includes the three keynotes: 'Cultural difference in western universiti...
McDowell, L., Sambell, K. & Marples, G. (2000). Learning from virtual experience: experiential learning mediated by information and communication technologies. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning. Improving student learning strategically : proceedings of the 2000 8th international symposium /, 337-347. ISBN 1873576668, 9781873576663
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Sambell, K. & Johnson, R. (1998). Improving students’ understanding of learning outcomes in English Studies. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning : improving students learning outcomes : proceedings of the 1998 6th international symposium, n/a. ISBN 1873576625, 9781873576625
Sambell, K. & McDowell, L. (1997). The value of self and peer assessment to the developing lifelong learner. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning : improving students as learners, 46-56. ISBN 1873576595, 9781873576595
Johnson, R. & Sambell, K. (1999). Assessment strategies to encourage partnership: students’ perspectives of the value of self and peer assessment in the development of written communication. In Graal, M. & Clark, R. (Eds.). Writing development in higher education : partnerships across the curriculum :: proceedings of the 6th annual Writing Development in Higher Education Conference, n/a. ISBN 0953835103, 9780953835102
Sambell, K. & McDowell, L. (1998). Integrating assessment and learning via problem-based learning in electronic engineering: student perspectives’. In Rompleman, O. & Daubt, J. (Eds.). What have they learned? assessment of student learning in higher education : Proceedings of SEFI working group on curriculum development seminar, 97-107. ISBN 2873520264
McDowell, L. & Sambell, K. (2005). Assessment for learning: developing autonomous learners in childhood studies. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning through assessment : Proceedings of the 2005 13th international symposium, n/a. ISBN 1873576730
Explored the opinions of staff, patients and relatives concerning the ‘acceptability’ and ‘effectiveness’ of...
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...