Senior Lecturer, Teaching Fellow
Pegg, A., & Caddell, M. (2016). Workplaces and policy spaces: insights from third sector internships Scotland. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 6(2), 162-177. https://doi.org/10.1108/heswbl-07-2015-0039
– Understanding the relationship between learning and work is a key concern for educational researchers and policy makers at the local, national and international leve...
Sambell, K. (2012). Involving students in the scholarship of assessment: student voices on the feedback agenda for change. In Merry, S., Price, M., Carless, D. & Taras, M. (Eds.). Reconceptualising feedback in higher education: developing dialogue with students, 80-91. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 9780415692342, 9780415692359, 9780203522813
This chapter focuses on an initiative which sought to promote and deepen students’ awareness, reflection and conceptual development with regard to assessment for learning (McD...
Sambell, K. (2012). Engaging students through assessment. In Dunne, E. & Owen, D. (Eds.). The student engagement handbook : practice in higher education, 379-396. Emerald. ISBN 9781781904237, 9781781904244
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Teaching-focused academics in UK Life Science departments may experience anxiety about their continued ability to teach undergraduates at Honours level, and postgraduates at Masters and doctoral level...
06 July 2017
The FINALISTS for the third year of The Herald’s Higher Education Awards have been announced.
The awards, in association with the University of the West of Scotla...
01 March 2018
01 March 2018
Senior Lecturer & Senior Teaching Fellow
Sambell, K. (2011). ‘This was really different!' Alternative perspectives on the student experience of assessment: alienation and engagement. In Solomonides, I., Reid, . A. & Petocz, P. (Eds.). Engaging with learning in higher education, 185-208. Libri Publishing. ISBN 9781907471537
This chapter focuses on students' experiences of engagement in the context of assessment. It explores one case study, which formed part of a university-wide attempt to promot...
(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...
Foster, M. (2010). Engaging students in enhanced academic transitions. In M. Foster (Ed.), Working with Cultural Diversity in Higher EducationStaff and Educational Development Association
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...
Sambell, K. & Beven, P. (2009). 'I didn't expect to get so much out of it myself': Student perspectives on the relationship between peer mentoring and self assessment. In Hampton, D. & Potter, J. (Eds.). Students supporting students, 15-18. Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA). ISBN 9781902435480
This paper presents case study research into the student experience of becoming a mentor on an undergraduate Joint Honours programme at Northumbria University. The teaching te...
Sambell, K. (2009). Enquiry-based learning and formative assessment environments: student perspectives. Practitioner Research in Higher Education. 4(1), 52-61. ISSN 1755-1382
This paper outlines case study research into first-year students’ experiences of enquiry based learning (EBL) on a year-long introductory theory module. Students were supporte...
Samberll, K. & Gibson, M. (2008). The medium became the message: the MEDAL project as learning space. In Hodsdon, L. & Segal, R. (Eds.). FDTL voices : drawing from learning and teaching projects, 100-107. Higher Education Academy. ISBN 9781907207136
Our contribution offers a retrospective glimpse into some perspectives on the MEDAL (Making a difference: educational development to enhance academic literacy) project, a thre...
Sambell, K., Gibson, M., & Montgomery, C. (2007). Rethinking feedback : an assessment for learning perspective. Northumbria University Press
Feedback is becoming an increasingly vexed issue in
higher education. Lecturers routinely spend a great
deal of time reading and annotating students’ work,
only to worry that ...
Sambell, K., Miller, S. & Gibson, M. (2004). Studying childhood and early childhood : a guide for students. SAGE Publications. ISBN 1412907454, 1412907462
This book is designed to provide students studying Childhood Studies (CS) and Early Childhood (ECS) in higher education with the means to do better, to be more successful and ...
Brown, S., Sambell, K. & McDowell, L. (1997). What do students think about assessment. In Brown, S. (Ed.). Peer assessment in practice, 107-112. Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA). ISBN 0946815992
Beven, P. & Sambell, K. (2007). Student peer mentoring : an AfL perspective. Northumbria University, MARCET. ISBN 9781861354358, 1861354355
This Red Guide explores our experiences of introducing a
large-scale student peer mentoring scheme by focusing on its
impact from an Assessment for Learning (AfL) perspective....
McDowell, L., Sambell, K., Bazin, V., Penlington, R., Wakelin, D., Wickes, H. & Smailes, J. (2004). Assessment for Learning: current practice exemplars from the Centre for Excellence in Teaching & Learning. Northumbria University, MARCET. ISBN 9781861351586, 1861351585
The concept of Centres of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETLs) arose from the Government White Paper “The future of Higher Education”, published in January 2003. Within...
Napier Big Read is Finalist in Campaign of the Year in 3rd Annual Herald Higher Education Awards, 2017
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