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Parallel Programming Made Simple: Using Groovy Parallel Patterns

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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...

Teaching Across Time and Space: How University Educators Relate With, and Through, Technology

Book Chapter
Drumm, L. (2020)
Teaching Across Time and Space: How University Educators Relate With, and Through, Technology. In F. Soares, K. Brown, A. Uukkivi, & A. P. Lopes (Eds.), Developing Technology Mediation in Learning Environments, (23-42). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-1591-4.ch002
Technology can be used to bring people closer together yet can also come between them and push them apart. In an age where discourse around our relationship with technology is...

TikTok as a tool for providing pastoral and academic support to student

Presentation / Conference
Kerr, G. (2020, December)
TikTok as a tool for providing pastoral and academic support to student. Presented at Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference, University of Strathclyde [Online]
This presentation explores TikTok as a platform for personal tutors in the higher education setting to provide pastoral and academic support to students. Young people are incr...

Dog filters & flower crowns: Using Snapchat as a Pedagogical Tool in Higher Education

Journal Article
Kerr, G., & Faulkner, S. (2020)
Dog filters & flower crowns: Using Snapchat as a Pedagogical Tool in Higher Education. Journal of Social Media for Learning, 1(1), 147-157. https://doi.org/10.24377/LJMU.jsml.vol1article393
Academics overwhelmingly value social media as a tool for enhancing student learning (Moran et al, 2011). Generally, academics use information technologies and social media to...

Gamifying Formative Assessments for Student Engagement: The First Real How-To

Presentation / Conference
Rivera, E., & Garden, C. (2019, November)
Gamifying Formative Assessments for Student Engagement: The First Real How-To. Presented at SEDA Autumn Conference 2019, Leeds, UK
Over the past three years, Edinburgh Napier University has invested significant resources in supporting a programme-focused approach to learning. Vital to this is the effectiv...

Forum Theatre Scripts 'Digital Education Dilemmas'

Digital Artefact
Drumm, L. (2019)
Forum Theatre Scripts 'Digital Education Dilemmas'. [https://louisedrumm.com/2019/09/]
Scripts for an interactive workshop where participants are invited to join in with discussion, games and short improvisations. Originally used at Association for Learning Tech...

Gamification for Engagement: A Framework to Study and Apply Gamification

Presentation / Conference
Garden, C., & Rivera, E. (2019, June)
Gamification for Engagement: A Framework to Study and Apply Gamification. Presented at ENU Research Conference 2019, Edinburgh
We will showcase research currently underway through a PhD studentship entitled ‘Does Gamification improve engagement with, and effectiveness of formative assessment?’. We fir...

Putting theory into practice: gamification for student engagement

Conference Proceeding
Garden, C., & Rivera, E. (2018)
Putting theory into practice: gamification for student engagement. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings, (4563-4570). https://doi.org/10.21125/edulearn.2018.1138
Gamification is the use of game design elements in a non-game contexts [1]. It is an intervention that has been used in a business setting for a number of years and is now bec...

Theory and Games: Developing a method for gamifying Higher Education

Conference Proceeding
Rivera, E. S., & Garden, C. L. P. (2018)
Theory and Games: Developing a method 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[1]. Research into Gamified Learning (GL) often focuses on case...

The University as a Community: Cross-Campus Shared Reading

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2018, June)
The University as a Community: Cross-Campus Shared Reading. Paper presented at QAA 15th Enhancement Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University
As part of a shared reading scheme – the #NapierBigRead – the Publishing staff and Postgraduate students at Edinburgh Napier University are working together to encourage a sen...

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