Role requirements in Academic Recruitment for Construction & Engineering
Pilcher, N., Galbrun, L., Craig, N., Murray, M., Forster, A., & Tennant, S. (2021)
Role requirements in Academic Recruitment for Construction & Engineering. European Journal of Engineering Education, 46(2), 247-265. https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2020.1725451
Two ongoing and recurrent debates in the employment of academic staff are (1) how much industry experience should faculty staff have? and (2) what priority is given to researc...
Cracking the Enterprise Code: An educator's reflections for effective Teaching and Quality Learning
Omeihe, I., & Omeihe, K. O. (2019)
Cracking the Enterprise Code: An educator's reflections for effective Teaching and Quality Learning. Journal of Higher Education Service Science and Management, 2(3), 1-12
There is a broad consensus that curriculum design principles and practices must be underpinned by effective institutional, national and international agendas. This argument is...
An Implementation of the UTAUT Model for Understanding Students’ Perceptions of Learning Management Systems: A Study Within Tertiary Institutions in Saudi Arabia
Alshehri, A., Rutter, M. J., & Smith, S. (2019)
An Implementation of the UTAUT Model for Understanding Students’ Perceptions of Learning Management Systems: A Study Within Tertiary Institutions in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 17(3), 1-24. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJDET.2019070101
The rapid growth of e-learning around the globe is inspiring various academic institutions to adopt it. Uptake is motivated by convincing benefits such as flexibility, accessi...
Exploring Critical Conceptual Space in Hospitality Higher Education
Zhang, K. Y. Exploring Critical Conceptual Space in Hospitality Higher Education. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2090725
This study employs criticality, an intellectual concept embedded in various educational values, to evaluate the degree of criticality currently manifested in hospitality and t...
Bridging the Digital Skills Gap: Are computing degree apprenticeships the answer?
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S., Fabian, K., Berg, T., Meharg, D., & Varey, A. (2019)
Bridging the Digital Skills Gap: Are computing degree apprenticeships the answer?. In ITiCSE '19 Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. , (126-132). https://doi.org/10.1145/3304221.3319744
This paper describes a study investigating whether apprenticeship computing degrees in Scotland are attracting additional entrants who will become IT professionals and fill a ...
Statistical Assessment of Peer Opinions in Higher Education Rankings: The Case of U.S. Engineering Graduate Programs
Ghaisi, A., Fountas, G., Anastasopoulos, P., & Mannering, F. (2019)
Statistical Assessment of Peer Opinions in Higher Education Rankings: The Case of U.S. Engineering Graduate Programs. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 11(3), 481-492. https://doi.org/10.1108/JARHE-09-2018-0196
Unlike many other quantitative characteristics used to determine higher education rankings, opinion-based peer assessment scores, and the factors that may influence them, are ...
Assessment as a Mediating Artefact for Students in Transition from College to University
Fotheringham, J. (2019)
Assessment as a Mediating Artefact for Students in Transition from College to University. All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AISHE-J), 11(2),
This paper presents research findings from a longitudinal study of students making the transition from colleges to a Scottish university. Data from interviews with staff and s...
Investigating support for scholarship of teaching and learning; we need SoTL educational leaders
Webb, A. S., & Tierney, A. M. (2020)
Investigating support for scholarship of teaching and learning; we need SoTL educational leaders. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 57(5), 613-624. https://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2019.1635905
In this paper, we focus on the experience of faculty learning to do the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Our two studies uncovered similar threshold concepts in So...
What’s in a word? Practices associated with ‘feedforward’ in higher education.
Reimann, N., Sadler, I., & Sambell, K. (2019)
What’s in a word? Practices associated with ‘feedforward’ in higher education. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 44(8), 1279-1290. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2019.1600655
The term ‘feedforward’ is increasingly employed in higher education, and this paper focuses on the way in which it fits into contemporary debates about feedback and its impact...
How do I get the grades creativity and conflicts of motivation risk and reward.
Stefanie, R. (2019)
How do I get the grades creativity and conflicts of motivation risk and reward. In Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. D. Smith (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices, 395-413. Bloomsbury Publishing
This chapter discusses the thought processes behind learning, teaching, and assessment (LTA) of creativity as a set of skills and processes. I utilize the work I have done in ...