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Role requirements in Academic Recruitment for Construction & Engineering

Journal Article
Pilcher, N., Galbrun, L., Craig, N., Murray, M., Forster, A., & Tennant, S. (in press)
Role requirements in Academic Recruitment for Construction & Engineering. European Journal of Engineering Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2020.1725451
Two ongoing and recurrent debates in the employment of academic staff are (1) how much industry experience should faculty staff have? and (2) what priority is given to researc...

An Implementation of the UTAUT Model for Understanding Students’ Perceptions of Learning Management Systems: A Study Within Tertiary Institutions in Saudi Arabia

Journal Article
Alshehri, A., Rutter, M. J., & Smith, S. (2019)
An Implementation of the UTAUT Model for Understanding Students’ Perceptions of Learning Management Systems: A Study Within Tertiary Institutions in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 17(3), 1-24. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJDET.2019070101
The rapid growth of e-learning around the globe is inspiring various academic institutions to adopt it. Uptake is motivated by convincing benefits such as flexibility, accessi...

An analysis of EHEA Business School: Approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances

Book
Harte, P. (2019)
An analysis of EHEA Business School: Approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances. Mauritius: LAP Lambert Academic Press
The purpose of this study is to investigate the motivations for international academic alliance development, the configuration of alliance networks and their sustained managem...

Bridging the Digital Skills Gap: Are computing degree apprenticeships the answer?

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S., Fabian, K., Berg, T., Meharg, D., & Varey, A. (2019)
Bridging the Digital Skills Gap: Are computing degree apprenticeships the answer?. In ITiCSE '19 Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Educationhttps://doi.org/10.1145/3304221.3319744
This paper describes a study investigating whether apprenticeship computing degrees in Scotland are attracting additional entrants who will become IT professionals and fill a ...

Assessment as a Mediating Artefact for Students in Transition from College to University

Journal Article
Fotheringham, J. (2019)
Assessment as a Mediating Artefact for Students in Transition from College to University. All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AISHE-J), 11(2),
This paper presents research findings from a longitudinal study of students making the transition from colleges to a Scottish university. Data from interviews with staff and s...

Exploring women's motivations to study computer science.

Conference Proceeding
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., Bhardwaj, J., & Fabian, K. (2019)
Exploring women's motivations to study computer science. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education 2018 Conferencehttps://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2018.8658768
This paper presents a study exploring women's decisions, influencers and early experiences of computing to better understand how women's motivations and prior experience affec...

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Pedagogic Research within the Disciplines: Should it be Included in the Research Excellence Framework?

Journal Article
Tierney, A. (2020)
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Pedagogic Research within the Disciplines: Should it be Included in the Research Excellence Framework?. Studies in Higher Education, 45(1), 176-186. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2019.1574732
This paper is a response to Cotton, Miller and Kneale’s 2017 paper on the current state of higher education research within UK universities. It seeks to contribute to the deba...

The Use of Humour in the Off-task Spaces of the Language Classroom

Journal Article
Victoria, M. (2019)
The Use of Humour in the Off-task Spaces of the Language Classroom. ELT Journal, 73(2), 186-196. https://doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccy054
The focal point of most investigations into classroom discourse tends to be on the institutionally sanctioned and legitimized on-task exchanges between teachers and students w...

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...