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Projects for multi-disciplinary teams: engaging students across design disciplines in a shared undergraduate first year curriculum.

Presentation / Conference
Lambert, I., & Firth, R. (2010, May)
Projects for multi-disciplinary teams: engaging students across design disciplines in a shared undergraduate first year curriculum. Paper presented at Cumulus 10: Borderline - Pushing Design over the limit., Genk, Belgium
On undergraduate design courses at Edinburgh Napier University, two thirds of the first year curriculum is shared. Working in open studios, students are able to gain awareness...

Lighting Design as a Second Language.

Presentation / Conference
Innes, M. (2015, October)
Lighting Design as a Second Language. Presented at LES RENCARDS DE L’ACETYLÈNE 2015, Paris
Lighting Education for Non-Specialists: How does anyone end up working as a lighting designer? We have all discovered the joy of lighting design through different routes. Whe...

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...

Sand Casting on the Beach - Introducing Traditional Making Skills, Materials and Process through Play and Experimentation.

Presentation / Conference
Firth, R., & Stoltenberg, E. (2015, September)
Sand Casting on the Beach - Introducing Traditional Making Skills, Materials and Process through Play and Experimentation. Paper presented at 17th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING AND PRODUCT DESIGN EDUCATION, Loughborough, UK
Within the higher education (HE) product design field, many researchers stress the importance for students to recognise and value the relationship between practical 3D object-...

Work on the Move: mobile and nomadic working methodologies.

Conference Proceeding
Firth, R., Jennings, T., Cochrane, R., Taks, M., & Van de Graaf, P. (2016)
Work on the Move: mobile and nomadic working methodologies
‘Work on the move’ is a design, process-driven methodology, which uses multiple locations within an outdoors setting and movement between locations, all of which function as l...

Reflections on Students’ Experiences of Practical Group Projects in Media Production Education

Book
Macleod, K. (2016)
Reflections on Students’ Experiences of Practical Group Projects in Media Production Education. In Innovations in Learning and Teaching, 91-106. Edinburgh: Merchiston Publishing
This chapter evaluates students' experiences of group work in media production education and investigates strategies for effective teaching and learning in that context. Worki...

Conversation, Collaboration, Credit: The Graduate Researcher in the Digital Scholarly Environment

Journal Article
Powell, D. J., Bouchard, M., Galgleish, M., Keenan, A., McLeod, A., & Thomson, T. (2012)
Conversation, Collaboration, Credit: The Graduate Researcher in the Digital Scholarly Environment. Digital Studies / Le champ numérique, 4,
The humanities are undergoing profound shifts in the nature of the processes used to produce scholarly work. As this migration to digital practices is increasingly accepted at...

Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions

Journal Article
Baverstock, A., Steinitz, J., Webster-Henderson, B., Bryars, L., Cairncross, S., Ennis, L., …McLuckie, C. (2018)
Using pre-arrival shared reading to promote a sense of community: A case study across two institutions. Logos, 29(4), https://doi.org/10.1163/18784712-02904005
Seeking to improve student enrolment, engagement, and retention, Kingston University began a pre-arrival shared reading scheme in 2014–2015, sending a free book to every stude...

The University as a Community: Cross-Campus Shared Reading

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2018, June)
The University as a Community: Cross-Campus Shared Reading. Paper presented at QAA 15th Enhancement Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University
As part of a shared reading scheme – the #NapierBigRead – the Publishing staff and Postgraduate students at Edinburgh Napier University are working together to encourage a sen...