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How does Term-time Paid Work Affect Higher Education Students’ Studies, and What can be Done to Minimise any Negative Effects?

Journal Article
McGregor, I. P. (2015)
How does Term-time Paid Work Affect Higher Education Students’ Studies, and What can be Done to Minimise any Negative Effects?. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 3(2), 3-14. https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v3i2.127
This study aims to investigate the effects of term-time paid work on undergraduate students’ studies and what can be done to minimise any negative effects. Two studies were co...

Assigning Students in Group Work Projects. Can We Do Better than Random?

Journal Article
Huxham, M., & Land, R. (2000)
Assigning Students in Group Work Projects. Can We Do Better than Random?. Innovations in education and training international, 37(1), (17-22). doi:10.1080/135580000362043. ISSN 1355-8005
Group work projects are increasingly used in higher education, but there is little guidance on how best to allocate students to groups. If groups can be engineered to contain ...

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 ...

From employability attributes to professional identity: students transitioning to the workplace.

Conference Proceeding
Smith, S., Sobolewska, E. & Smith, I. (2013)
From employability attributes to professional identity: students transitioning to the workplace. In 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings, 1197-1204. ISBN 978-1-4799-3922-0
In order to realize the employment ambitions of graduates we can work with students to facilitate the construction of their identity as members of a global engineering profess...

Enhancing the ‘Employability Journey’ for Year 3 direct entrant computing students.

Conference Proceeding
Smith, C. F. & Durkin, P. (2014)
Enhancing the ‘Employability Journey’ for Year 3 direct entrant computing students
This paper addresses the theme of transitions during study through the experience of college students as they become 3rd year direct entrants on computing degree programmes, a...

Internationalising group project work for Civil Engineering students: International Project Week 2009.

Conference Proceeding
Smith, I., Taylor, M. D., de Klerk, P. J. & Camara, J. M. (2009)
Internationalising group project work for Civil Engineering students: International Project Week 2009. In Proceedings of INTED2010 Conference, 1893-1902. ISBN 9788461355389
Edinburgh Napier University hosted a huge gathering of European civil engineering students for one week in May 2009 for the International Project Week 2009 (IPW 2009). The wee...

Making work placements workfor Scotland's students and employers.

Presentation / Conference
Caddell, M. & Smith, S. (2011, March)
Making work placements workfor Scotland's students and employers. Presented at QAA Enhancement Themes Conference, 2011, Edinburgh

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...

Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE Product Design

Journal Article
Firth, R., Stoltenberg, E., & Jennings, T. (2016)
Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE Product Design. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 35(3), 327-336. https://doi.org/10.1111/jade.12109
The world is facing environmental changes that are increasingly affecting how we think about manufacturing, the consumption of products and use of resources. Within the HE pro...

Using E-portfolio as a Reflective Assessment Tool

Presentation / Conference
Gordon, P. (2010, June)
Using E-portfolio as a Reflective Assessment Tool. Presented at Enhancing Learning through Assessment, Higher Education Academy, Robert Gordon University. (Unpublished)
Individualised Support for Learning through e -Portfolios (ISLE) is a collaborative project which is funded and managed on behalf of the Scottish Funding Council (SFC). The ph...