Rivera, E. S., & Garden, C. L. P. (in press). Theory and Games: Developing a methof 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. Research into Gamified Learning (GL) often focuses on case...
Garden, C. L. P., & Rivera, E. S. (in press). Putting theory into practice: gamification for student engagement. In EDULEARN18 Proceedings
Gamification is the use of game design elements in a non-game contexts . It is an intervention that has been used in a business setting for a number of years and is now bec...
Caddell, M. (2015). Interns are the future for the third sector. http://www.scotsman.com/news/interns-are-the-future-for-the-third-sector-1-3883460
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Tierney, A. & Barkess, G. (2015). Transition to Research: experiencing new paradigms
The transition from undergraduate study to postgraduate research is a difficult one for students to negotiate. Similarly, the transition from disciplinary researcher to pedago...
Macdonald, I., Firth, R., Foster, M. & Zhou, V. (2014). Interdisciplinary methodologies in different cultures of learning: Apples and Pears?
This paper explores the reception and analysis of different methodologies in an inter-disciplinary pedagogical collaboration involving Design and Business academics and their ...
Foster, M., Macdonald, I., Firth, R. & Zhou, V. (2014). Re-constructing “culture of learning” – international student experiences in China and the UK
Following previous Teaching Fellows funding to undertake a joint research project between Business School and the School of Arts & Creative Industries we would like to present...
Caddell, M. (2013). Paid internships can deliver gains for youngsters. http://www.scotsman.com/news/paid-internships-can-deliver-gains-for-youngsters-1-3240086
Caddell, M. & Cannell, P. (2011). Rethinking graduate attributes: understanding the learning journeys of part-time students in the Open University in Scotland. In Oosthuizen, S. & Jones, B. (Eds.). Part-Time study: the new paradigm for Higher Education?ISBN 9780957203303
Four in ten of Scotland’s university students study part time. But their voices and experience are often sidelined in debates about employability and graduate attributes. What...
McDowell, L., Sambell, K. & Davison, G. (2008). Assessment for learning : a brief history and review of terminology. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning : improving student learning through the curriculum : proceedings of the 16th international symposium, 56-64. ISBN 9781873576786, 1873576781
This paper examines terms which are currently used to describe what has come to be known as assessment for learning. Relevant terms include formative assessment, assessment fo...
Mcdowell, L. & Sambell, K. (2004). Negotiating academic assignments : the experiences of widening participation and traditional students. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning. Diversity and inclusivity : proceedings of the 2004 12th international symposium, 149-158. ISBN 1873576722, 9781873576724
The proceedings of the 12th Improving Student Learning symposium, held in 2004 in Birmingham. This book includes the three keynotes: 'Cultural difference in western universiti...
McDowell, L., Sambell, K. & Marples, G. (2000). Learning from virtual experience: experiential learning mediated by information and communication technologies. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning. Improving student learning strategically : proceedings of the 2000 8th international symposium /, 337-347. ISBN 1873576668, 9781873576663
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Neades, B. L. (1999). Organ donation in A & E; legal and ethical implications for the A & E nurse
In the U.K. the requirement for organs grows daily and sadly many people will die before an organ for transplant becomes available. In an effort to improve the supply of organ...
Sambell, K. & Johnson, R. (1998). Improving students’ understanding of learning outcomes in English Studies. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning : improving students learning outcomes : proceedings of the 1998 6th international symposium, n/a. ISBN 1873576625, 9781873576625
Sambell, K. & McDowell, L. (1997). The value of self and peer assessment to the developing lifelong learner. In Rust, C. (Ed.). Improving student learning : improving students as learners, 46-56. ISBN 1873576595, 9781873576595
Foster, M. & Mulroy, T. (2009). Developing Peer Support as a Means of Enhancing the International Student Experience
The crisis in the numbers of donated organs has featu...