Lecturer and Articulation Support Tutor for the Business School
Associate Professor in Law
Zhou, V. X. (2010). Becoming an independent learner through cultural transitions. In F. Su (Ed.), Chasing the Dream: Chinese Learning Journeys, 89-103. Chasing the Dream: Chinese Learning Journeys: Trentham Books
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Foster, M. (2010). Engaging students in enhanced academic transitions – a case of online study skills resource SPICE (Student Pre-arrival Induction for Continuing Education). Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education. ISSN 1759-667X
In the current educational landscape, with increasingly diverse student groups on programmes, traditional induction many not always be best suited to the needs of the students...
Barron, . P. & Gourlay, L. J. (2010). International students in the higher education classroom: initial findings from staff at two post‐92 universities in the UK. Journal of Further and Higher Education. 34, 475-489. doi:10.1080/0309877X.2010.512076. ISSN 0309-877X
A significant body of work has emerged over the last 10 years investigating the experiences of international university students. These studies have covered various challenges...
Higher Education Office
The aim of the project will be to develop a model for the development of student PDPs incrementally during their undergraduate degree. The skills that students are expected to develop at present inclu...
ENU Development Trust
This project will investigate the motivations to study and work in Edinburgh / UK and the experiences of Spanish-speaking students from South America
Pressures for economic growth coupled with sociological changes in the workforce have led many industrialized countries to adopt measures to facilitate balance between work and domestic responsibiliti...
02 May 2017
02 May 2017
The “Academics Online” workshop on Tuesday 2 May, organised by Dr Ivana Rihova and Dr Nathalia Tjandra from the Business School, allowed the 40 participating academics, ECRs a...
24 March 2017
24 March 2017
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The USEC returns to Edinburgh Napier in 2017! Universities of Scotland Events Conference (USEC) is an annual runn...
Programme Leader for UG Tourism
Lecturer and Programme Leader MSc International Festival and Event Management
Lecturer in Urban Innovation Dynamics
Brodie, J., Laing, S., & Anderson, M. (2009). Developing Enterprising People through an Innovative Enterprise Degree: An Analysis of the Students' Evolving Perceptions and Attitudes. Industry and Higher Education, 23(3), (233-241). doi:10.5367/000000009788640288. ISSN 0950-4222
This paper examines the perceptions and attitudes of mature students in relation to a ground-breaking one-year 'top-up' degree in business and enterprise, exploring how those ...
Barron, P., & D'Annunzio-Green, N. (2009). A smooth transition?: Education and social expectations of direct entry students. Active learning in higher education, 10(1), 7-25. doi:10.1177/1469787408100190
While the most common type of student entering higher education falls within the 17—19-year-old age group, universities in the UK are keen to accept other categories of studen...
Barron, P., & Anastasiadou, C. (2009). Student part‐time employment: Implications, challenges and opportunities for higher education. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 21, 140-153. https://doi.org/10.1108/09596110910935642
The purpose of this paper is to examine the pattern of part‐time working amongst a cohort of full time hospitality and tourism students studying at a university in Sco...
Smith, P. V., & Zhou, V. X. (2008). The dissonance between insider and outsider perspectives of the 'Chinese problem': Implications for one of the UK's largest undergraduate programmes. In T. Coverdale-Jones, & P. Rastall (Eds.), Internationalising the university: The Chinese context, 130-146. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan
Stanley, P. (2008). ‘The foreign teacher is an idiot’: Symbolic interactionism, and assumptions about language and language teaching in China. Linguistics and the Human Sciences, 4(1), 67-89. https://doi.org/10.1558/lhs.v4i1.67
This paper examines Western teachers’ and Chinese students’ assumptions about second language acquisition and the nature of language itself. It explores the interaction of out...
Stevenson, D., & Gallagher, J. (2007). Peer Assessment: A Paradigm Shift in Case Pedagogy or an Abrogation of Lecturer Responsibility?. International Journal of Case Method Research & Application, 19(4), ISSN 1554-7752
The use of case studies as a pedagogic tool is fraught with challenges, not the least of which is engaging students in the ownership of the experiential base where instead of ...
Barron, P., Baum, T. & Conway, F. (2007). Learning, living and working: experiences of international postgraduate students at a Scottish university. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. 14, 85-101. doi:10.1375/jhtm.14.2.85. ISSN 1447-6770
International students have, for many years, sought higher education in the United Kingdom (UK) and other major English-speaking destinations (MESDs). Recently, a combination ...
Douglas, T. (2015). The challenge of sales competitions. International Journal of Sales Transformation. 1
Universities in the United Kingdom do not make provision to deliver sales-ready graduates to the economy. One means of delivering sales education is participation in universi...
Urquhart, E. (2016). Assessment workshops: ‘feeding forward, backward and side-to-side’
As practitioners, we are constantly aware of the importance of proactively feeding-forward into assessment whilst also using feedback assessments to help shape tailored suppor...
Whitecross, R. (2016). Innovation, entrepreneurship: learning lessons in uncertainty. In Innovations in Learning and Technology
What does it mean to teach innovation and entrepreneurship in professional degrees? The professions such as accountancy and law traditionally provide specialised knowledge and...
Robertson, S. & Edwards, A. (2015). Employability Skills in Large Business Modules: Built-in or Bolted-on?
What did you do?
We integrated Confident Future’s ‘Making Feedback Work for You’ session into a very large 2nd Year Business School module. Rather than view the session as a b...
Stanley, P. (2015). Language-learner Tourists in Australia: Problematizing 'The Known' and its Impact on Interculturality. In D. J. Rivers (Ed.), Resistance to the Known: Counter-Conduct in Language Education, 23-46. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137345196_2
Think of ‘typical’ Australian scenes, and what springs to mind? Likely images include blond surfers on sun-drenched beaches, Indigenous faces patterned with paint, Sydney Oper...
An investigation of perceptions of work based learning partnerships from the perspective of employers and universities. The findings will contribute to recommendations on how universities can enhance partnerships with employers in order to enhance the experiences of work placement students.
"My PhD thesis seeks to analyse the making of mobilities in Washington D.C. as well as elite reproduction through participation in study-internsh...
The Rivers Suite, Craiglockhart Campus
1 May 2017
The Business School
Edinburgh Napier University
24 March 2017