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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 relationship between creativity and attention in adults

Journal Article
Carruthers, L., MacLean, R., & Willis, A. (2018)
The relationship between creativity and attention in adults. Creativity Research Journal, 30(4), 370-379
Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. There is some evidence...

The impact of external facial features on the construction of facial composites

Journal Article
Brown, C., Portch, E., Skelton, F. C., Fodarella, C., Kuivaniemi-Smith, H., Herold, K., …Frowd, C. D. (2019)
The impact of external facial features on the construction of facial composites. Ergonomics, 62(4), 575-592. https://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2018.1556816
Witnesses may construct a composite face of a perpetrator using a computerised interface. Police practitioners guide witnesses through this unusual process, the goal being to ...

Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'

Book
S. Vanheule, D. Hook, & C. Neill (Eds.), (2018)
Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'
The Écrits was Jacques Lacan’s single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy a...

‘Living Rights’, rights claims, performative citizenship and young people – the right to vote in the Scottish independence referendum

Journal Article
Sanghera, G., Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., & Arshad, R. (2018)
‘Living Rights’, rights claims, performative citizenship and young people – the right to vote in the Scottish independence referendum. Citizenship Studies, 22(5), 540-555. https://doi.org/10.1080/13621025.2018.1484076
This paper examines the rights claims-making that young people engaged in during the 2014 Scottish independence referendum when the right to vote was extended to 16- and 17-ye...

Understanding the status of underrepresented groups in the Information and Communication Technologies

Report
Graham, H., Raeside, R., & Maclean, G. (2018)
Understanding the status of underrepresented groups in the Information and Communication Technologies. Edinburgh: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
This report presents the findings of a research project commissioned by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to explore the barriers facing under-rep...

Not conferencing but hardy and rewarding public engagement: Unplugged at the Fringe with the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

Journal Article
Skelton, F. (2018)
Not conferencing but hardy and rewarding public engagement: Unplugged at the Fringe with the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas. Cognitive Psychology Bulletin,
No abstract available. Item is conference review.

Power

Book
Maglione, G. (2018)
Power. In B. Arrigo (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Surveillance, Security, and PrivacySAGE Publications
The concept of power is acknowledged as one of the few steady axes around which social sciences have been revolving at least since the first half of the XX th century. In fact...

Constructing Active Learning Experiences

Presentation / Conference
Garden, C., & Ennis, L. (2018, January)
Constructing Active Learning Experiences. Presented at ALIEN (Active Learning In Edinburgh Napier) Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus
There are many methods for stimulating Active Learning in the Higher Education classroom. Active Learning occurs when higher-order thinking is invoked during learning events, ...