Using reading diaries in independent learning.
Wasson, S. (2014)
Using reading diaries in independent learning. In L. Thomson (Ed.), Compedium of effective practice in directed independent learning, 130-132. QAA HIgher Education Academy
Reading diaries (and optional ‘reading question’ diary prompts) are used to encourage year three English, and English and Film BA (Hons), students to develop their self-direct...
Messenger in The Barn: networking in a learning environment
Rutter, M. (2009)
Messenger in The Barn: networking in a learning environment. ALT-J : Association for Learning Technology journal, 17, 33-47. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687760802649863
This case study describes the use of a synchronous communication application (MSN Messenger) in a large academic computing environment. It draws on data from interviews, quest...
Marking and providing feedback face-to-face: Staff and student perspectives
Chalmers, C., Mowat, E., & Chapman, M. (2018)
Marking and providing feedback face-to-face: Staff and student perspectives. Active learning in higher education, 19(1), (35-45). doi:10.1177/1469787417721363. ISSN 1469-7874
The setting, marking and providing feedback on assessments forms an important part of a tutor’s role. Studies into the use of feedback and how it is interpreted by students in...
Public feedback - but personal feedforward?
Cowan, J., & Chiu, Y. J. (2012)
Public feedback - but personal feedforward?. Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, 4,
Academic feedback is taken here as the reporting to student writers of the strengths and weaknesses of their submitted draft work, while academic feedforward refers to constru...
Oral versus written assessments: a test of student performance and attitudes
Huxham, M., Campbell, F., & Westwood, J. (2012)
Oral versus written assessments: a test of student performance and attitudes. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 37(1), 125-136. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2010.515012
Student performance in and attitudes towards oral and written assessments were compared using quantitative and qualitative methods. Two separate cohorts of students were exami...
The relationship between stress and retention within science undergraduates, their use of support and the potential remedial effect of stress education.
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...
Exporting hospitality & tourism education abroad and its influence on the home programme internationalisation
Lagiewski, R. M. (2016)
Exporting hospitality & tourism education abroad and its influence on the home programme internationalisation. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/455560
HEIs have, over the recent decade, been involved in internationalisation of their academic programmes and in the delivery of their degrees in international locations. Internat...
In search of inhospitable knowledge.
Skokic, V., Lynch, P., & Morrison, A. (2016)
In search of inhospitable knowledge. Hospitality and Society, 6(1), 31-54. https://doi.org/10.1386/hosp.6.1.31_1
The aim of this article is to discuss the key issues which have had significant influence on a PhD research student journey from positivism to interpretivism and the subsequen...
Audio feedback for Maths tests: Part 2.
Presentation / Conference
Durkacz, C. A. (2012, June)
Audio feedback for Maths tests: Part 2
During the academic 2010/2011, audio feedback was trialled on two compulsory maths modules at Edinburgh Napier University – Foundation Mathematics (Year 1) and Intermediate M...
Belonging: Blurring the Boundaries
Meharg, D., & Craighill, S. (2014)
Belonging: Blurring the Boundaries. In The European Conference on Education 2014: Official Conference Proceedings. , (79-90
This paper explores Whitchurch’s (2008) notion of the ‘third space’ in the context of articulating students from Further Education to Higher Education. This research appropria...