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Belonging: Blurring the Boundaries

Journal Article
Meharg, D., Craighill, S., Varey, A., & Cairncross, S. (2017)
Belonging: Blurring the Boundaries. Scottish Educational Review, 49(1), 89-103
This paper applies Whitchurch’s (2008) concept of the ‘third space’ to the emergent territory occupied by further education college students as they ‘cross the boundary’ to co...

Interactive multimedia and learning: realising the benefits.

Thesis
Cairncross, S. Interactive multimedia and learning: realising the benefits. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4628
Interactive multimedia has the potential to create high quality learning environments that actively engage the learner. For example it can combine explanation with illustrativ...

"We're coming from different worlds" : exploring student identity during transition

Conference Proceeding
Meharg, D., Varey, A., & Cairncross, S. (2018)
"We're coming from different worlds" : exploring student identity during transition. In SRHE Newer and Early Career Conference 2018 Proceedings
This study presents empirical work examining the student journey from further to higher education in computing degrees in Scotland and seeks to understand the complex formatio...

Evaluation and multimedia learning objects: towards a human‐centred approach

Journal Article
McEwan, T., & Cairncross, S. (2004)
Evaluation and multimedia learning objects: towards a human‐centred approach. Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 1(2), 101-112. https://doi.org/10.1108/17415650480000015
If initial attempts to incorporate reusable multimedia into university teaching were characterised by the efforts of enthusiasts, the growth of the “Learning Object” economy i...

"So far back, I'm anonymous": Exploring Student Identity using Photovoice

Conference Proceeding
Meharg, D., Cairncross, S., & Varey, A. (2019)
"So far back, I'm anonymous": Exploring Student Identity using Photovoice. In 2018 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE). https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2018.8658441
This Research Full paper presents empirical work focused on the transition experiences of transfer students into computing degrees in Scotland and seeks to understand the comp...

Hallelujah! using topical examples to Illustrate ethical and business Issues for engineers.

Conference Proceeding
McEwan, T., & Cairncross, S. (2010)
Hallelujah! using topical examples to Illustrate ethical and business Issues for engineers. In Proceedings of FIE 2010, S3E-1. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2010.5673348
Technically-oriented undergraduate students are often reluctant to engage with “Legal, Social, Ethical and Professional Issues”. In particular many learners appear to have an ...

Adaptive learning in computing for non-native speakers.

Conference Proceeding
Rimbaud, Y., McEwan, T., Lawson, A., & Cairncross, S. (2014)
Adaptive learning in computing for non-native speakers. In 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings (1-4). https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044142
A significant proportion of e-Learning resources for engineering and computing education appear to be exclusively in English, requiring many learners to adapt themselves to le...

Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions

Journal Article
Baverstock, A., Steinitz, J., Webster-Henderson, B., Bryars, L., Cairncross, S., Ennis, L., …McLuckie, C. (2018)
Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions. Logos, 29(4), https://doi.org/10.1163/18784712-02904005
Seeking to improve student enrolment, engagement, and retention, Kingston University began a pre-arrival shared reading scheme in 2014–2015, sending a free book to every stude...

Learning technology research in practice: Reflections from the field.

Conference Proceeding
Cairncross, S., Mannion, M. & McEwan, T. (2003)
Learning technology research in practice: Reflections from the field. In Cook, J. & McConnell, D. (Eds.). Communities of Practice. Research Proceedings of the 10th Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C 2003), 70-81. ISBN 9780954587000
Research into the effectiveness of new learning technologies is needed. However education research is complex and challenging. In this paper we explore problems associated wi...

The coaching leader.

Book Chapter
Webster-Henderson, B., McCready, G., & Cairncross, S. (2016)
The coaching leader. In B. Webster, & R. Taylor (Eds.), The essentials of nursing leadershipSAGE Publications

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Interactive Multimedia: design for learning and teaching

1999 - 2005
This thesis investigates effective ways of designing and integrating Interactive Multimedia (IMM) to facilitate teaching and learning of program...
Sun-Hea Choi | Director of Studies: Alison Crerar | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

An assessment of the potential of simulation games for teaching transferable skills

2002 - 2007
Advocates of game-based learning argue that computer games have the potential to transform university education, moti...
Nicola Whitton | Director of Studies: Alison Crerar | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

The 21st century public library in England and Scotland: epistemic, community and political roles in the public sphere

2013 - 2020
Leo Appleton's PhD research explores the impact of libraries on citizenship. He is...
Leo Appleton | Director of Studies: Prof Hazel Hall | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Raeside

Multimedia and Learning: Realising the Benefits

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

Attainment and individual approaches to learning within the Scottish Police Service

2000 - 2005
Bryan Rodgers | Director of Studies: Fred Percival | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

Investigation of the applicability of the SOLO taxonomy in the qualitative content analysis of asynchronous online discussion

2006 - 2011
Despite a growing research base in support of higher order thinking process...
Christina Mainka | Director of Studies: Dr Sandra Cairncross | Second Supervisor: Keith Smyth

'A journey that motivates': Discovering the associate student experience

2015 - 2022
Dr Debbie Meharg | Director of Studies: Ms Alison Varey | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

Developing a flexible problem-based learning framework to enable collaborative learning in flexible online courses

2013 - 2017
Chrissie Nerantzi | Director of Studies: Dr Sandra Cairncross | Second Supervisor: Keith Smyth

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