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Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project

Journal Article
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fotheringham, J. (2019)
Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 43(5), 628-640. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2017.1390077
Students have expectations of their university education leading to graduate careers, with universities investing considerable resources in institution-wide initiatives design...

No longer exempt from good practice: using exemplars to close the feedback gap for exams

Journal Article
Scoles, J., Huxham, M., & McArthur, J. (2013)
No longer exempt from good practice: using exemplars to close the feedback gap for exams. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 38(6), 631-645. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2012.674485
In this paper, we discuss the anomaly between the increasing interest in feedback in current education research, the continued role of time-limited, unseen examinations as a f...

Opportunities for Brokering between Teaching-Focused and Research-Focused UK Life Science Academics

Presentation / Conference
Tierney, A. (2017, December)
Opportunities for Brokering between Teaching-Focused and Research-Focused UK Life Science Academics. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Research Conference, Celtic Manor, Newport
Life Sciences teaching-focused academics working in UK universities have been an expanding and emergent group in the past two decades. However, despite their successes in supp...

Reflections on Students’ Experiences of Practical Group Projects in Media Production Education

Book
Macleod, K. (2016)
Reflections on Students’ Experiences of Practical Group Projects in Media Production Education. In Innovations in Learning and Teaching, 91-106. Edinburgh: Merchiston Publishing
This chapter evaluates students' experiences of group work in media production education and investigates strategies for effective teaching and learning in that context. Worki...

Developing entrepreneurial capabilities for the global labour market: A cross national study of IT students in the UK and Australia

Presentation / Conference
Hamilton, M., Gribble, C., & Smith, S. (2017, December)
Developing entrepreneurial capabilities for the global labour market: A cross national study of IT students in the UK and Australia. Paper presented at Society for Research in Higher Education SRHE, Cardiff, Wales
In Australia and the UK there is growing emphasis on ‘entrepreneurship’ in response to challenging economic circumstances. The current focus on developing ‘entrepreneurial’ ca...

The Beauty and the Abuse: A handbook on relationships and emotions in Academia

Book
Munar, A., Caton, K., Eger, C., Jeffrey, H., Khoo-Lattimore, C., Lynch, P., …Young, E. (2017)
The Beauty and the Abuse: A handbook on relationships and emotions in Academia. Copenhagen Business School
This handbook encourages dialogue and reflexivity on human relationships and emotions in academic environments. Fifteen vignettes inspired by real stories are presented. These...

Taking education for granted: the role of placement in computing science

Presentation / Conference
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Gemma, W. (2017, June)
Taking education for granted: the role of placement in computing science. Presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
The importance of placements and internships was highlighted in the 2016 Shadbolt Review of Computer Science Degree Accreditation and Graduate Employability – indeed the secon...

Engaging with Educational research: Five Ideas from the Literature to Improve your Practice

Presentation / Conference
Tierney, A. (2017, November)
Engaging with Educational research: Five Ideas from the Literature to Improve your Practice. Presented at University of Aberdeen Teaching Fellow Conference, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Social Entrepreneurship and Event Management

Conference Proceeding
Tierney, A. (2014)
Social Entrepreneurship and Event Management. In Conference proceedings
Final year undergraduates in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow may take a two week, intensive course called Business & Bioscience. Student teams work to...

Towards a framework for cross-boundary collaborative open learning for cross-institutional academic development

Thesis
Nerantzi, C. Towards a framework for cross-boundary collaborative open learning for cross-institutional academic development. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1025583
This phenomenographic study, explores the collaborative open learning experience of academic staff and open learners in cross-institutional academic development settings, and ...