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Game on!

Journal Article
Rivera, E. S. (2018)
Game on!. Ology: Reviews in Applied Sciences, 1, 8-9. https://doi.org/10.14297/ras.v1i1.4
Diving into a diverse array of case studies in gamification and gameful design in higher education, Kevin Bell’s Game on! is a series of brief looks that feel in-depth.

Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes.

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C. F., & Smyth, M. (2018)
Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes. In SMSociety '18 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society, (178-186). https://doi.org/10.1145/3217804.3217910
In a UK city, various crocheted protest banners have appeared, containing political statements concerning planned developments in their locations. Photos of these banners are ...

Building a playful community of practice: Brick by brick

Journal Article
Garden, C., Ennis, L., & Yorkstone, S. (2018)
Building a playful community of practice: Brick by brick. Edinburgh Napier Teaching Fellows Journal,
No abstract available.

How a view of language underpins approaches to supporting higher education students that facilitate neo-liberalism, and how to resist this

Journal Article
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2018)
How a view of language underpins approaches to supporting higher education students that facilitate neo-liberalism, and how to resist this. Power and Education, 175774381881180. doi:10.1177/1757743818811801
In this article we argue a particular view of language underpins approaches to supporting students in Higher Education, and that this view facilitates neoliberalism. Universit...

Luteinizing hormone response to an oestradiol challenge in 5 intersex pigs possessing ovotestes

Journal Article
Chalmers, C., Cook, B., Foxcroft, G. R., & Hunter, R. H. F. (1989)
Luteinizing hormone response to an oestradiol challenge in 5 intersex pigs possessing ovotestes. Reproduction, 87(2), 455-461. doi:10.1530/jrf.0.0870455
After challenge with oestradiol benzoate, the mean maximum LH concentration in 5 XX intersex pigs possessing ovarian and testicular tissue, or only testicular tissue, was 2\m=...

Flipped Classroom Model: Effects on Performance, Attitudes and Perceptions in High School Algebra

Conference Proceeding
Esperanza, P., Fabian, K., & Toto, C. (2016)
Flipped Classroom Model: Effects on Performance, Attitudes and Perceptions in High School Algebra. In K. Verbert, M. Sharples, & T. Klobučar (Eds.), Adaptive and Adaptable Learning. EC-TEL 2016, 85-97. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-45153-4_7
In this study, we evaluated student perceptions of the flipped classroom model and its effects to students’ performance and attitudes to mathematics. A randomized controlled t...

Getting in, getting on: fragility in student and graduate identity

Journal Article
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E., & Hunter, D. (2019)
Getting in, getting on: fragility in student and graduate identity. Higher Education Research and Development, 38(5), 1046-1060. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2019.1612857
Over a period of three years this longitudinal study explored new approaches to consider student identity during the transition from university to employment. Students were fo...

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...

Seeking Compassion in the Measured University: Generosity, Collegiality and Competition in Academic Practice

Journal Article
Caddell, M., & Wilder, K. (2018)
Seeking Compassion in the Measured University: Generosity, Collegiality and Competition in Academic Practice. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 6(3), 14-23
In the context of league tables, national student surveys and increasing competition for students and resources, measurement and comparison is an ever-present – and ever more ...

The relationship between stress and retention within science undergraduates, their use of support and the potential remedial effect of stress education.

Thesis
Harris, P. J. (2016)
The relationship between stress and retention within science undergraduates, their use of support and the potential remedial effect of stress education. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/453554
Students experience stress due to many factors including educational unpreparedness, financial strain and the inability to integrate socially. This mixed methods study aimed t...
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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 - 2021
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

Let's Play Wester Hailes: Community Produced Video Games of Edinburgh

2021 - 2022
This project aims to engage children and young people with the computer games industry. Working with WHALE Arts we will build games and upload them onto bespoke arcade machines. The games created wi...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £25,708

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Interaction and participation: investigating the impact of mobile technologies on screen-based industries and audiences

2020 - date
James Blake | Director of Studies: Dr Kirsten MacLeod | Second Supervisor: Prof Chris Atton

?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