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‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’

Journal Article
Macfarlane, L. (2015)
‘Taking care of the small: Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood accidental injury claims in Scotland’. Stellenbosch Law Review, 26(2), 424-442
This article addresses the right to life, survival and development, guaranteed to every child by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, article 6, within th...

The Role of Experienced Practitioners in Engineering Education: the End of an Era?

Conference Proceeding
Craig, N., Tennant, S., Murray, M., Forster, A., & Pilcher, N. (2016)
The Role of Experienced Practitioners in Engineering Education: the End of an Era?. In 6th International Symposium for Engineering Education 2016, (271-278
Delivering excellence in higher engineering education is dependent on many variables. This includes programme design, delivery and content, university support and the knowledg...

Partnership and preparation: a new model of transition from college to university.

Conference Proceeding
Meharg, D., & Fotheringham, J. (2016)
Partnership and preparation: a new model of transition from college to university. In Equality and diversity in learning and teaching in higher education : Papers from Equality Challenge Unit and Higher Education Academy joint conferences, 102-112
Widening participation in higher education continues to be a key focus for Scottish government and the 2013 Post-16 Education (Scotland) Act places obligations upon Universiti...

Playful learning

Journal Article
Langan, A. M., & Smart, F. (2018)
Playful learning. Research in Learning Technology, 26, https://doi.org/10.25304/rlt.v26.2079
Item is Editorial Preface to themed collection published in the journal Research in Learning Technology. These articles collate ideas and practices developed from workshops ...

Student services: offered by a university in partnership with the Library

Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, M., & Ennis, L. (2018, January)
Student services: offered by a university in partnership with the Library. Presented at SCURL Health and Wellbeing Event, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
No abstract available. Slides available here- : http://scurl.ac.uk/wp-c...18WilkinsonEnnisPDF.pdf

Constructing Active Learning Experiences

Presentation / Conference
Garden, C., & Ennis, L. (2018, January)
Constructing Active Learning Experiences. Presented at ALIEN (Active Learning In Edinburgh Napier) Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus
There are many methods for stimulating Active Learning in the Higher Education classroom. Active Learning occurs when higher-order thinking is invoked during learning events, ...

Strengthening Library connections in Moodle.

Presentation / Conference
Ennis, L., & Bruce, S. (2017, April)
Strengthening Library connections in Moodle. Presented at MoodleMoot Ireland and UK 2017, London
The reading list is traditionally recognised as a collation of printed materials or a list of titles in a module descriptor, but a transition from printed collation to digital...

Event futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration

Journal Article
Jaimangal-Jones, D., Robertson, M., & Jackson, C. (2018)
Event futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 9(2), 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEFM-05-2018-0032
This special issue has at its centre the theme Event Futures: innovation, creativity and collaboration. This theme was the basis of the Association for Events Management Educa...

Adopting WebPA: Implications for Assessment Strategy and Course Management

Journal Article
Feri, A., Hesketh, I., & Tjandra, N. (2017)
Adopting WebPA: Implications for Assessment Strategy and Course Management. Teaching fellows journal,
No abstract available. Journal can be found here- https://issuu.com/teachingfellowsjournal/docs/tfj_autumn2017_issuu

Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”

Journal Article
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Bacon, L., & Mackinnon, L. (2019)
Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 40(3), 324-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2018.1489219
A recent UK Government commissioned study found concerning levels of unemployment among computing students from disadvantaged, black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The study...
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Learning from Korea - Media Skins as Public Art

2012 - 2015
Academic research into the use of video content for public art projects involving archival research, content preparation & knowledge transfer in preparation for a groundbreaking collaboration between ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £2,242

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

2017 - 2018
The overarching aim of this study is to investigate how universities are preparing IT students for the global labour market. The focus of this study is entrepreneurship which is now given high priorit...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £1,656

Associate Student Project

2014 - 2020
The Associate Student Project (ASP) builds partnerships between the School of Computing and local further education colleges (FEs) to support students who study for the first two years of their degree...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council

Innovation voucher Gamification

2019 - 2019
The project will produce recommendations for the application of gamification to the training product, informed by the company context, with a design led by the latest academic research in gamification...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,959

e-Placement Scotland

2010 - 2020
Between 2010 and 2014, e-Placement Scotland worked with industry to create over 800 paid placements for students in Scotland’s universities and colleges. The project team disseminated widely to both e...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council

How are we positioning apprenticeships? A critical analysis of job adverts for degree apprentices

2020 - 2020
The introduction of the degree apprenticeship presents opportunities for students to pursue a degree while working in paid positions relevant to their studies. Within this model, employers take an act...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £4,999
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Leadership for the CIO: building capacity through applying leadership theory using frameworks

2012 - 2016
At present the Information Technology profession appears to be dogged by high profile project failure, high...
Prof Sally Smith | Director of Studies: Mr Grant MacKerron | Second Supervisor: Dr Vaughan Ellis

Participation Space Studies: a socio-technical exploration of activist and community groups? use of online and offline spaces to support their work

2011 - 2016
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
Dr Ella Taylor-Smith | Director of Studies: Dr Colin Smith | Second Supervisor: Dr Michael Smyth

The influence of duality and Poe?s notion of the ?Bi-Part Soul? on the genesis of detective fiction in the nineteenth-century

2008 - 2010
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
Dr Stephanie Craighill | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Schwan

An analysis of EHEA business school approaches to the development, configuration and management of international academic alliances

2011 - 2017
Dr Patrick Harte | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Prof Mary Fischer

Research grounded support of student learning in Higher Education: The importance of dialogue and subject embedded, contextualised language and content

2017 - 2018
Dr Kendall Richards | Director of Studies: Dr Colin Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof Sally Smith

Complex pleasures: designing optional interactions for public spaces

2008 - 2017
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Dr Ingi Helgason | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth

A journey that motivates: Discovering the associate student experience

2015 - date
Debbie Meharg | Director of Studies: Ms Alison Varey | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

Multimedia and Learning: Realising the Benefits

1997 - 2002
Dr Sandra Cairncross | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Ray Land

?National literature is now rather an unmeaning term; the epoch of world literature is at hand? ? notions of capital and symbolic power in the globalised European fiction market

2010 - 2014
Dr Stephanie Craighill | Director of Studies: Prof Alistair Mccleery