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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Learning, living and working: experiences of international postgraduate students at a Scottish university.

Journal Article
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 ...

Reconceptualization of Acculturation from the Non-Essentialist Cultural View.

Conference Proceeding
Xu, H. (. (2014)
Reconceptualization of Acculturation from the Non-Essentialist Cultural View. ISBN 978-0-9685293-7-9
In this paper, I start with the three building blocks concluded from the diverse acculturation definitions across disciplines and then discuss the main focuses in acculturatio...

A smooth transition?: Education and social expectations of direct entry students

Journal Article
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...

Deconstructing 'Mono'-Lingualism: considerations of value for 'English' 'language' education in a global setting.

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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...

Collaborative production of learning objects on French literary works using the LOC software

Book
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...

Employability Skills in Large Business Modules: Built-in or Bolted-on?

Conference Proceeding
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...

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