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In the research literature regarding international students' learning experiences, a frequently studied theme is the ‘Chinese culture of learning' as contrasted by the ‘Wester...
Foster, M. (2016). Exploring intercultural awareness: international student mobility in China and the UK through a non-essentialist lens. In Velliaris, D. & Coleman-George, D. (Eds.). Handbook of research on study abroad programs and outbound mobility, 349-370. IGI Global. ISBN 9781522501695
This chapter is focused on the increased internationalisation of teaching and learning in Higher Education (HE) worldwide (Knight 2006; Caruana & Spurling, 2007) and specifica...
Robertson, S. & Sholl, S. (in press). The Accidental Podcaster. In Penman, C. & Foster, M. (Eds.). Innovations in Learning and Teaching. Merchiston Publishing
The aim of this chapter is to explore student use of podcasts, employing longitudinal data from large cohorts to demonstrate to other teachers their potential as a relevant pe...
Skokic, V., Lynch, P., & Morrison, A. (2016). In search of inhospitable knowledge. Hospitality and Society, 6(1), (31-54). doi:10.1386/hosp.6.1.31_1. ISSN 2042-7913
The aim of this article is to discuss the key issues which have had significant influence on a PhD research student journey from positivism to interpretivism and the subsequen...
Havrdová, Z., Matthews-Smith, G. & Huotari, P. (Eds.). (2015). Developing Cross-Cultural Competencies in Health and Social Care Management. ISBN 978-951-827-254-3
Learning from research and experience of five EU universities.
Havrdová, Z., Matthews‑Smith, G., Huotari, P. & Agostinho, M. (2015). Havrdová, Z., Matthews-Smith, G. & Huotari, P. (Eds.). Summary and Conclusions. Lahti University of Applied Sciences. ISBN 978-951-827-254-3
Summary and conclusions.
Matthews-Smith, G. & Afseth, J. (2015). Havrdová, Z., Matthews-Smith, G. & Huotari, P. (Eds.). Evaluation. Lahti University of Applied Sciences. ISBN 978-951-827-254-3
Ratz, S. (2016). Vocabulary learning with the Moodle glossary tool: a case study. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 4(1), (44-51). doi:10.14297/jpaap.v4i1.170. ISSN 2051-9788
Vocabulary learning is a vital part of mastering a language and experience has shown that students often neglect to routinely work
on this aspect leading to problems with list...
Ratz, S. (2014). Benson, P., Barkhuizen, G., Bodycott, P., & Brown, J. (2013). Second Language Identity in Narratives of Study Abroad. Teaching fellows journal. Autumn 2015, 18. ISSN 2050-9987
Review of Benson, P., Barkhuizen, G., Bodycott, P., & Brown, J. (2013). Second Language Identity in Narratives of Study Abroad.
Ratz, S. & Penman, C. (2014). Residence Abroad: A modular approach to support students and document their progress. Scottish Languages Review. Spring / Summer 2014(27), 29-38
Internationalisation is a key thematic area which the Higher Education Academy in Scotland is
seeking to develop. This study contributes to previous research on the benefits o...
Fernie, S., Pilcher, N., & Smith, K. L. (2014). The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework: what's academic practice got to do with it?. European Journal of Education, 49(2), 233-248. doi:10.1111/ejed.12056
National Qualifications Frameworks (NQF) are a globally established and expanding phenomenon. They are increasingly merging and being mapped onto meta-qualifications framework...
Ratz, S. (2013). Community Language Classes: How Ready are Students for More Technology?. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 1(1), 1-8. doi:10.14297/jpaap.v1i1.35
Are students at community language classes ready to use more technology for their learning? Although research into the use of
technology in many language learning settings is ...
Robertson, M., Junek, O., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2012). Is This for Real? Authentic Learning for the Challenging Events Environment. Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism, 12(3), (225-241). ISSN 1531-3220
This article explores a set of emerging competencies that education providers will be increasingly compelled to consider and, more importantly, embed in their event management...
Pilcher, N. (2011). The UK postgraduate Masters dissertation: an ‘elusive chameleon’?. Teaching in Higher Education. 16(1), 29-40. doi:10.1080/13562517.2011.530752. ISSN 1356-2517
Many studies into the process of producing and supervising dissertations exist, yet little research into the ‘product’ of the Masters dissertation, or into how Masters supervi...
Zhou, V. X. (2010). Becoming an independent learner through cultural transitions. In F. Su (Ed.), Chasing the Dream: Chinese Learning Journeys, 89-103. Chasing the Dream: Chinese Learning Journeys: Trentham Books
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