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Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training

Journal Article
D'Annunzio-Green, N., & Barron, P. (2019)
Learning whilst working: perceptions on barriers and enablers to transfer of learning amongst part-time students on a professional MSc programme Education + Training. Education and Training, 61(2), 187-200. https://doi.org/10.1108/ET-04-2018-0098
Purpose The purpose of this study is to examine student-learner perceptions of benefits, barriers and enablers in learning whilst working, specifically focussing on learning t...

An exploration of the dynamics of culture and personal acculturation in a culturally complex situation: Learning from university students' experiences of group work

Thesis
Xu, F. H. An exploration of the dynamics of culture and personal acculturation in a culturally complex situation: Learning from university students' experiences of group work. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1255585
In this thesis, I adopt the anti-essentialist cultural paradigm to explore the complexity within the processes of both cultural-making and personal acculturation that may occu...

Student part‐time employment: Implications, challenges and opportunities for higher education

Journal Article
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
Purpose 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...

Developing Enterprising People through an Innovative Enterprise Degree: An Analysis of the Students' Evolving Perceptions and Attitudes

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.5367/000000009788640288
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 ...

Peer Assessment: A Paradigm Shift in Case Pedagogy or an Abrogation of Lecturer Responsibility?

Journal Article
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),
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 ...

Direct entrants in transition: becoming independent learners

Journal Article
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...

The challenge of sales competitions.

Journal Article
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...

Vocabulary learning with the Moodle glossary tool: a case study

Journal Article
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...

Working with Cultural Diversity in UK HE.

Book
(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...

Moodle on the Move.

Presentation / Conference
Robertson, S. (2015, February)
Moodle on the Move
Recent shifts in technology have seen some writers question the value of tablet computers as phones becomes bigger, more powerful and their battery life improves: (http://www...

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