Head of Subject; Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship
Dean of The Business School
Penny, K. I., & Brodie, J. (2017). Student and Staff Perceptions of the Use of Multiple Choice Testing in Higher Education Assessments. International Journal of Education and Culture, 6(2), 17-26
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) are commonly used in higher education assessments and their use has increased alongside the availability of information and computer technolog...
Pierron, X., Williams, I. D., Shaw, P. J., & Cleaver, V. (2017). Using choice architecture to exploit a university Distinct Urban Mine. Waste Management, 68, 547-556. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2017.06.034
There are widespread concerns regarding the potential future scarcity of ferrous and non-ferrous materials. However, there are already potentially rich reserves of secondary m...
Barron, P., & Ali-Knight, J. (2017). Aspirations and progression of event management graduates: A study of career development. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 30, 29-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2017.01.005
The provision of event management education in the higher education sector has grown significantly in recent years, yet little is known of the circumstances of the increasing ...
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
From the online publicity and information pages:
The USEC returns to Edinburgh Napier in 2017! Universities of Scotland Events Conference (USEC) is an annual runn...
Lecturer in Festival and Event Management
Associate Professor Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Lecturer in Intercultural Communication
Associate Professor in Law
McMurray, S., Dutton, M., McQuaid, R. W., & Richard, A. (2016). Employer demands from business graduates. Education and Training, 58(1), (112-132). ISSN 0040-0912
This paper reports on research carried out with employers to determine demand for graduate business and management skills in the Scottish workforce.
The research found that th...
Ratz, S. (2016). Vocabulary learning with the Moodle glossary tool: a case study. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 4(1), 44-51. https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v4i1.170
Vocabulary learning is a vital part of mastering a language and experience has shown that students often neglect to routinely work
on this aspect leading to problems with list...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2015). Creating big interest in non-interest Islamic finance. Islamic Finance Review, 5(2), 40-43
At the first glance, the interest in Islamic finance seems growing at an impressive scale. The statistics reported in the media and academic literature are encouraging. Howeve...
Penman, C. (2015). K. Borthwick, E. Corradini, & A. Dickens (Eds.), Collaborative production of learning objects on French literary works using the LOC software. Research-publishing.net. https://doi.org/10.14705/rpnet.2015.000272
This case study situates the collaborative design of learning objects (interactive online learning material) using the LOC (Learning Object Creator) software in the context o...
Penman, C., & Ratz, S. (2015). A module-based approach to foster and document the intercultural process before and during the residence abroad. Intercultural Education, 26(1), 49-61. doi:10.1080/14675986.2015.993529
This article contributes to the debate on what form of preparation and support can enhance the intercultural student experience during the Year Abroad. It presents a credit-be...
Pilcher, N., & Richards, K. (2014). Deconstructing 'Mono'-Lingualism: considerations of value for 'English' 'language' education in a global setting. In L. T. Wong, & A. Dubey-Jhaveri (Eds.), English language education in a global world: practices, issues and challenges, 81-90. Nova Science Publishers
Traditionally, language speakers are categorised as mono-lingual, bilingual, or multilingual. It is traditionally assumed in English language education that the ‘lingual’ is s...
Stanley, P. (2015). Writing the PhD Journey(s): An Autoethnography of Zine-Writing, Angst, Embodiment, and Backpacker Travels. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 44(2), 143-168. https://doi.org/10.1177/0891241614528708
Doing PhD is a “black box.” While inputs, outputs, and milestones are visible, there is a sizeable gap in our understanding of candidates’ lived experiences. This may cause so...
Stanley, P. (2013). Lessons from China: Understanding what Chinese students want. English Australia Journal : the Australian Journal of English Language Teaching, 28(2), 38-52
Students from the People's Republic of China are the single largest cohort of international students in Australia, and although attempts have been made to understand their nee...
Stanley, P. (2013). A critical ethnography of 'Westerners' teaching English in China: Shanghaied in Shanghai. Taylor & Francis
Tens of thousands of Western ‘teachers’, many of whom would not be considered teachers elsewhere, are employed to teach English in public and private education in China. Littl...
Christie, H., Barron, P., & D'Annunzio-Green, N. (2013). Direct entrants in transition: becoming independent learners. Studies in Higher Education, 38, 623-637. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2011.588326
This article investigates the dynamic transitions that college leavers make to university. It draws on qualitative research with a group of students who took direct entry to t...
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
No abstract available.
(2010). M. Foster (Ed.), Working with Cultural Diversity in UK HE. SEDA
Aimed at colleagues engaged in work with international students in the UK HE context in subject studies, staff working in graduate school skills support, staff working with po...
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