Measuring the organizational impact of training: The need for greater methodological rigor
Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., Sheehan, M., Lai, Y., Saunders, M. N. K., Clarke, N., …Shanahan, V. (2019)
Measuring the organizational impact of training: The need for greater methodological rigor. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 30(3), 291-309. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21345
We review the methodological rigor of empirical quantitative studies that have investigated the training and organisational performance relationship. Through a content analys...
Skills in Sight: How Social Media Affordances Increase Network Awareness
Buunk, I., Hall, H., & Smith, C. (2017)
Skills in Sight: How Social Media Affordances Increase Network Awareness. In Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on Knowledge Management ECKM 2017
The discussion in this paper derives from an analysis of data from twenty interviews conducted with members of an online knowledge sharing platform between October 2016 and Fe...
Using social media to engage nurses in health policy development
O'Connor, S. (2017)
Using social media to engage nurses in health policy development. Journal of Nursing Management, 25(8), 632-639. https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12501
Aims: To explore nurses' views on future priorities for the profession and to examine social media as an engagement tool to aid policy discussion and development.
Contra Bentham: ethical information policy in the PanopticEon
Duff, A. S., & Bentham, C. (2017)
Contra Bentham: ethical information policy in the PanopticEon. Journal of Information Ethics, 26(1), 93-111
The article addresses the problem of surveillance within the framework of ethical information policy. Jeremy Bentham’s plan for a panoptic penitentiary is subjected to forensi...
Ethical ePunditry? The role of expertise in online opinion-making
Forrest, E., & Duff, A. S. (2017)
Ethical ePunditry? The role of expertise in online opinion-making. Journal of Information Ethics, 26(1),
The use of blogs to communicate ideas, opinions and knowledge has grown over the past two decades. Social media platforms have facilitated the rise of hybridised forms of writ...
Practice led Research Methodologies
Presentation / Conference
Macleod, K. (2017, March)
Practice led Research Methodologies. Paper presented at School of Arts & Creative industries Research Seminar, Edinburgh Napier University
The research question and methodology that I will talk about today sit around a project I’m currently developing, known as Asylum Armada Documentary & Research project, based ...
The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective
Mowbray, J., Hall, H., Raeside, R., & Robertson, P. (2017)
The role of networking and social media tools during job search: an information behaviour perspective. Information Research, 22(1),
Introduction. The paper presents a critical analysis of the extant literature pertaining to the networking behaviour of young jobseekers in both offline and online environment...
The Accidental Podcaster
Robertson, S., & Sholl, S. (2016)
The Accidental Podcaster. In C. Penman, & M. Foster (Eds.), Innovations in Learning and TeachingMerchiston 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...
Every picture tells a story: using selfie-inspired activities to enhance social relations and encourage self-reflexivity.
Victoria, M. (2016)
Every picture tells a story: using selfie-inspired activities to enhance social relations and encourage self-reflexivity. In C. Penman, & M. Foster (Eds.), Innovations in learning and teachingMerchiston Publishing
This chapter explores the results of a study in Thailand that capitalised on the popularity of the selfie, providing second-year English language students with an opportunity ...