Skelton, F. (2018). Now conferencing but hardy and rewarding public engagement: Unplugged at the Fringe with the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas. Cognitive Psychology Bulletin,
No abstract available.
Item is conference review.
Huxham, M. (2005). Extended induction tutorials for ‘at risk’ students. Ulster: The STAR (Student Transition and Retention) Project
Biology students at risk are identified through the completion of a
diagnostic test, which is based on the characteristics of early leavers.
Those students identified as bei...
Graham, H., Raeside, R., & Maclean, G. (2018). Understanding the status of underrepresented groups in the Information and Communication Technologies. Edinburgh: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
This report presents the findings of a research project commissioned by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to explore the barriers facing under-rep...
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)
Students experience stress due to many factors including educational unpreparedness, financial strain and the inability to integrate socially. This mixed methods study aimed t...
Sharapov, K. & Tizard, J. (2007). Research Briefing No.10: Getting In, Getting On in Construction Experiences of women and men studying Built Environment in Scottish Universities (2008). Edinburgh: UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology
Experiences of women and men studying Built Environment in Scottish Universities 2008.
Hounsell, D., Falchikov, N., Hounsell, J., Klampfleitner, M., Huxham, M., Thomson, K., & Blair, S. (2006). Innovative assessment across the disciplines An analytical review of the literature. York: The Higher Education Academy
In universities, where the choice of methods of assessment is devolved, such methods can differ by subject area, by course and by institution. Yet while devolution offers scop...
Harvey, J. M. higher level cognitive skills in undergraduate biology students with reference to the Perry Scheme of Intellectual Development. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4873
This project initially focused on a group poster presentation exercise which
had the development of higher cognitive skills as its aims. A holistic approach
was undertaken to ...
Mackie, D. M. Computer-enhanced learning in tertiary education. . (Thesis). Edinburgh Polytechnic. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7310
It is widely accepted that mathematics courses for science and
engineering undergraduates should aim to develop an enquiring and creative
approach to mathematics together with...
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, ...
Campbell, T., Westbury, T., Davison, R. & Florida-James, G. (2017, July). Assessment of occupational stress in higher education employees through the cortisol awakening response. Poster presented at STAR Conference 2017, Hong Kong
Purpose: Although the cortisol awakening response (CAR) has been used to investigate occupational stress among various professions there are limitations to the interpretation ...
Fraser, M. (2016, April). How to prepare students for life in practice. Paper presented at BSAVA Conference 2016, Birmingham, England
Siegel, K. M. (2016, April). Researching environmental politics in South America: reflections of a gringa. Presented at Postgraduate Symposium: Reflections from the Field, Stirling, Scotland
Murray, J., Shaw, M., & Willis, A. (2016, January). Demonstrating the links between psychology and biology: the practical use of Biopac in undergraduate psychology teaching. Paper presented at The Teaching Fellows' Conference: innovations in teaching and supporting student learning, Edinburgh Napier University
For those unfamiliar with psychology, there is often a perception that it is a subject that is all about the mind and ‘talking therapies. However, since the 1930s this has not...
Murray, J. (2016, January). Investigating secondary school students' motivations for applying to university using Q-Methodology. Poster presented at The teaching fellows' conference: Innovations in teaching and supporting student learning, Edinburgh Napier University
Haddow, C. & Hallenberg, K. (2016, January). An exploration of the impact of embedding ESD in the criminological curriculum. Paper presented at Teaching Fellows Conference, Edinburgh Napier University. (Unpublished)
The spark for the project was of personal and professional nature for myself and my former colleague Dr Katja Hallenberg. Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) “...