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Advocacy in Action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2021, March)
Advocacy in Action: How a university shared reading project reaches homeless readers in Scotland. Paper presented at AdvanceHE Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference, Online
This paper provides genuine insight into the rationale for an approach to inclusivity that penetrates to the very edges of society. It underpins the need to find better method...

No Place for Placements: Managing work experience for students in lockdown

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2020, June)
No Place for Placements: Managing work experience for students in lockdown. Paper presented at Journalism Education: Covid19: learning & teaching – new approaches, Newcastle University (online
No abstract available.

A Book is More Important than Food

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2018, June)
A Book is More Important than Food. Paper presented at International Publishing By the Book 5, Florence
A Book is more important than food: collaboration with Streetreads, a charity working with homeless readers in Edinburgh.

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...

Introducing 'Detective McLevy’s Casebook' and the Napier Big Read Campaign

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2018, April)
Introducing 'Detective McLevy’s Casebook' and the Napier Big Read Campaign. Presented at Crime Fiction(s): Victorian and Neo-Victorian Narratives of Crime and Punishment, Edinburgh
NO abstract available.

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...

#NapierBigRead

Digital Artefact
Gray, A. (2017)
#NapierBigRead
Created and manage website. c.2,000 views since creation (Dec 2017) 360º social media portfolio: website, facebook, instagram, twitter www.NapierBigRead.com

A New Model for a University Press

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2017, June)
A New Model for a University Press. Paper presented at International Publishing By the Book 4, Florence, Italy
Publication of pedagogical research via staff/student collaboration.

Thinking, Doing, Publishing - Pedogical Research on the Go

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A., Penman, C., & Foster, M. (2017, February)
Thinking, Doing, Publishing - Pedogical Research on the Go. Paper presented at Innovations in Teaching and Supporting Learning, Edinburgh Napier University
Joint Presentation with Christine Penman and Monika Foster Available at - http://blogs.napier.ac.uk/teachingfellows/teaching-fellows-conference-2017-2/

Publish and be damned: exploring problem-based learning through the establishment of a University press

Book Chapter
Gray, A. (2016)
Publish and be damned: exploring problem-based learning through the establishment of a University press. In C. Penman, & M. Foster (Eds.), Innovations in Learning and TeachingEdinburgh: Merchiston Publishing
A pedagogic research publication showing new teaching approaches in higher education. This collection of chapters gives voice to academics from different disciplines across Ed...

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