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" We're coming from different worlds " : exploring student identity during transition

Conference Proceeding
Meharg, D., Varey, A., & Cairncross, S. (2018)
" We're coming from different worlds " : exploring student identity during transition. In Conference Proceedings
This study presents empirical work examining the student journey from further to higher education in computing degrees in Scotland and seeks to understand the complex formatio...

"So far back, I'm anonymous": Exploring Student Identity using Photovoice

Conference Proceeding
Meharg, D., Cairncross, S., & Varey, A. (2018)
"So far back, I'm anonymous": Exploring Student Identity using Photovoice. In FIE-2018-Proceedings
This Research Full paper presents empirical work focused on the transition experiences of transfer students into computing degrees in Scotland and seeks to understand the comp...

Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions

Journal Article
Baverstock, A., Steinitz, J., Webster-Henderson, B., Bryars, L., Cairncross, S., Ennis, L., …McLuckie, C. (2018)
Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions. Logos, 29(4), https://doi.org/10.1163/18784712-02904005
Seeking to improve student enrolment, engagement, and retention, Kingston University began a pre-arrival shared reading scheme in 2014–2015, sending a free book to every stude...

Belonging: Blurring the Boundaries

Journal Article
Meharg, D., Craighill, S., Varey, A., & Cairncross, S. (2017)
Belonging: Blurring the Boundaries. Scottish Educational Review, 49(1), 89-103
This paper applies Whitchurch’s (2008) concept of the ‘third space’ to the emergent territory occupied by further education college students as they ‘cross the boundary’ to co...

The coaching leader.

Book Chapter
Webster-Henderson, B., McCready, G., & Cairncross, S. (2016)
The coaching leader. In B. Webster, & R. Taylor (Eds.), The essentials of nursing leadershipSAGE Publications

Building confidence during transition from college to university.

Presentation / Conference
Meharg, D., Tizard, J., Varey, A., & Cairncross, S. (2015, September)
Building confidence during transition from college to university. Paper presented at British Educational Research Association, Belfast

Hallelujah! using topical examples to Illustrate ethical and business Issues for engineers.

Conference Proceeding
McEwan, T., & Cairncross, S. (2010)
Hallelujah! using topical examples to Illustrate ethical and business Issues for engineers. In Proceedings of FIE 2010, S3E-1. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2010.5673348
Technically-oriented undergraduate students are often reluctant to engage with “Legal, Social, Ethical and Professional Issues”. In particular many learners appear to have an ...

Collecting student feedback: a comparison of questionnaire and other methods

Journal Article
Huxham, M., Laybourn, P., Cairncross, S., Gray, M., Brown, N., Goldfinch, J. & Earl, S. (2008)
Collecting student feedback: a comparison of questionnaire and other methods. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. 33, 675-686. doi:10.1080/02602930701773000. ISSN 0260-2938
A study was conducted comparing the feedback received from students about teaching obtained using different instruments. Twelve first- and second-year undergraduate modules we...

Weighing pigs or handling Hansel? making feedback fit for purpose.

Journal Article
Huxham, M., Earl, S., Laybourn, P., Brown, N., Cairncross, S. & Gray, M. (2006)
Weighing pigs or handling Hansel? making feedback fit for purpose. Educational developments. 8, 8-10. ISSN 1469-3267

Designing Interactions: Repositioning Design in HCI

Presentation / Conference
Varey, A., Smyth, M. & Cairncross, S. (2006, March)
Designing Interactions: Repositioning Design in HCI. Paper presented at HCIEd 2006 Inventivity: Teaching theory, design and innovation in HCI, Limerick, Ireland
This paper describes three case studies which discuss different ways in which HCI and multimedia students in the School of Computing at Napier University are exposed to design...

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A journey that motivates: Discovering the associate student experience

2015 - date
Debbie Meharg | Director of Studies: Ms Alison Varey | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

Activity theory as a lens to evaluate implementation of agile project management methods

2015 - date
Pritam Chita | Director of Studies: Peter Cruickshank | Second Supervisor: Peter Cruickshank

Developing a flexible problem-based learning framework to enable collaborative learning in flexible online courses

2013 - 2017
Chrissie Nerantzi | Director of Studies: Dr Sandra Cairncross | Second Supervisor: Keith Smyth

The 21st century public library in England and Scotland: epistemic, community and political roles in the public sphere

2013 - 2020
Leo Appleton's PhD research explores the impact of libraries on citizenship. He is...
Leo Appleton | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

Investigation of the applicability of the SOLO taxonomy in the qualitative content analysis of asynchronous online discussion

2006 - 2011
Despite a growing research base in support of higher order thinking process...
Christina Mainka | Director of Studies: Dr Sandra Cairncross | Second Supervisor: Keith Smyth

An assessment of the potential of simulation games for teaching transferable skills

2002 - 2007
Advocates of game-based learning argue that computer games have the potential to transform university education, moti...
Nicola Whitton | Director of Studies: Alison Crerar | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

Attainment and individual approaches to learning within the Scottish Police Service

2000 - 2005
Bryan Rodgers | Director of Studies: Fred Percival | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

Interactive Multimedia: design for learning and teaching

1999 - 2005
This thesis investigates effective ways of designing and integrating Interactive Multimedia (IMM) to facilitate teaching and learning of program...
Sun-Hea Choi | Director of Studies: Alison Crerar | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

Multimedia and Learning: Realising the Benefits

1997 - 2002
Dr Sandra Cairncross | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Ray Land

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