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Supporting and enhancing student agency in feedback processes: using a novel feedback tool in the creative industries

Presentation / Conference
Cochrane, R., & Firth, R. (2021, June)
Supporting and enhancing student agency in feedback processes: using a novel feedback tool in the creative industries. Paper presented at Assessment in Higher Education (AHE) Conference 2020, Manchester
This paper focuses on students’ use of a novel programme-focused feedback tool we have developed and utilised across Product Design at Edinburgh Napier University. In the cont...

Debt should not be ignored

Digital Artefact
Robertson, P. (2021)
Debt should not be ignored. [Blog]
This short article highlights the neglect of debt in the career development literature, and its importance as a factor shaping career decisions and career pathways.

Engaging with feedback processes in workplace settings: using student expertise to co-create resources to foster first-year students’ feedback literacy development

Journal Article
Sambell, K., Brown, S., & Adamson, E. (2021)
Engaging with feedback processes in workplace settings: using student expertise to co-create resources to foster first-year students’ feedback literacy development. Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal, 3(2), 54-73
This paper reports outcomes from a pedagogic action research project conducted collaboratively with students. It focuses on co-constructed resources targeted on the developmen...

Gamification for student engagement: a framework

Journal Article
Rivera, E. S., & Garden, C. L. P. (in press)
Gamification for student engagement: a framework. Journal of Further and Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2021.1875201
Gamification, the application of game elements to non-game situations, has gained traction in education as a mechanism for improving motivation and/or learning outcomes. Altho...

Considering Generic Study Skills and the roles of Academic Advisers

Presentation / Conference
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2021, January)
Considering Generic Study Skills and the roles of Academic Advisers. Presented at ScotHELD Winter 2021 Conference, Online
In this short session we draw on work we have done over a number of years but primarily on a recent paper published in Teaching in Higher Education entitled ‘Study Skills: neo...

Teaching Across Time and Space: How University Educators Relate With, and Through, Technology

Book Chapter
Drumm, L. (2020)
Teaching Across Time and Space: How University Educators Relate With, and Through, Technology. In F. Soares, K. Brown, A. Uukkivi, & A. P. Lopes (Eds.), Developing Technology Mediation in Learning Environments, (23-42). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-1591-4.ch002
Technology can be used to bring people closer together yet can also come between them and push them apart. In an age where discourse around our relationship with technology is...

Computing degree apprenticeships: An opportunity to address gender imbalance in the IT sector?

Conference Proceeding
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Fabian, K., Barr, M., Berg, T., Cutting, D., …Zarb, M. (2020)
Computing degree apprenticeships: An opportunity to address gender imbalance in the IT sector?. In 2020 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE). https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE44824.2020.9274144
This paper explores the potential for new work-based apprenticeship degrees to encourage more women into computing degrees and the IT sector. In the UK, women are currently un...

Dog filters & flower crowns: Using Snapchat as a Pedagogical Tool in Higher Education

Journal Article
Kerr, G., & Faulkner, S. (2020)
Dog filters & flower crowns: Using Snapchat as a Pedagogical Tool in Higher Education. Journal of Social Media for Learning, 1(1), 147-157. https://doi.org/10.24377/LJMU.jsml.vol1article393
Academics overwhelmingly value social media as a tool for enhancing student learning (Moran et al, 2011). Generally, academics use information technologies and social media to...

Public policy for career guidance: Imagining a more ambitious agenda

Digital Artefact
Robertson, P. (2020)
Public policy for career guidance: Imagining a more ambitious agenda. [Blog]
This short article argues that career development services are relevant to a wider range of public policy objectives than have previously been considered.

Performing with Drum Kit Technologies (Advanced)

Book Chapter
Stillie, B. (2020)
Performing with Drum Kit Technologies (Advanced). In A. P. bell (Ed.), The Music Technology Cookbook. Oxford: Oxford University Press (OUP
This chapter describes an approach that introduces students to the features and musical affordances of drum kit technologies. Students learn how to use percussion controllers ...
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Measuring Quality in Initial Teacher Education

2020 - 2021
The MQuITE project seeks to involve all stakeholders in the development of a contextually appropriate means of measuring quality in initial teacher education in Scotland. It engages with both literatu...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £611

How are we positioning apprenticeships? A critical analysis of job adverts for degree apprentices

2020 - 2021
The introduction of the degree apprenticeship presents opportunities for students to pursue a degree while working in paid positions relevant to their studies. Within this model, employers take an act...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £4,999

Innovation voucher Gamification

2019 - 2019
The project will produce recommendations for the application of gamification to the training product, informed by the company context, with a design led by the latest academic research in gamification...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,959

Secondary Glazing SME support

2018 - 2019
The project is designed to reduce material wastage, develop new surveying, and installation processes and develop a suite of new products (or sub-product types) that can be more readily applied to a s...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

How can we direct military veteran’s spouses to the most appropriate welfare organisations for their needs?

2018 - 2018
Undergrad vacation scholarship. Study includes online survey of spouses experiences of seeking help with issues arising from military service of partner, and levels of success and critique. Also a sys...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £2,500

Ocean Plastic: Developing a Model for localised Remanufacturing

2018 - 2019
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. The proposal is to visit a number of beachside locations along the Scottish West C...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,988

An Exploratory Study of Designing and Developing a Core Physiology Curriculum for Pre-registration Nursing Education

2017 - 2019
This project aims to inform the creation of a discipline specific physiology core curriculum that is agreed by stakeholder groups vested in nursing and physiology education to clarify relevant physiol...
Funder: The Physiological Society | Value: £3,580

Supporting Recovery Through Integration: What Works? What Doesn’t?

2017 - 2017
Integration of health and social care services is happening across the United Kingdom. Integrating services is important as it puts more focus on supporting the lives – not just the health – of indivi...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £703

Exploring brokerage activities between Life Science research and teaching communities in UK Higher Education Institutions

2017 - 2018
Teaching-focused academics in UK Life Science departments may experience anxiety about their continued ability to teach undergraduates at Honours level, and postgraduates at Masters and doctoral level...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £5,000

Developing entrepreneurial capabilities for the global labour market: A cross national study of IT students in the UK and Australia

2017 - 2018
The overarching aim of this study is to investigate how universities are preparing IT students for the global labour market. The focus of this study is entrepreneurship which is now given high priorit...
Funder: Society for Research into Higher Education | Value: £1,656

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Illuminating the importance of craftsmanship in compassionate caring and facilitating its development in student nurses

2020 - date
This thesis provides a critical reflection on my original contributions to knowle...
Associate Professor Liz Adamson | Director of Studies: Prof Kay Sambell | Second Supervisor: Dr Brian Williams

Interaction and participation: investigating the impact of mobile technologies on screen-based industries and audiences

2020 - date
James Blake | Director of Studies: Dr Kirsten MacLeod | Second Supervisor: Prof Chris Atton

A exploration of how mental health nurses learn to provide sexual health care

2019 - date
Ms Avril Hendry | Director of Studies: Prof Alison Machin | Second Supervisor: Dr Mandy Winterton

Beyond numbers and tasks: An ethnographic study exploring the work of district nursing teams and the impact this has on patients, carers, families and communities

2019 - date
Bruce Harper-McDonald | Director of Studies: Dr Janet Hanley | Second Supervisor: Dr Claire Kydonaki

Research grounded support of student learning in Higher Education: The importance of dialogue and subject embedded, contextualised language and content

2017 - 2018
Dr Kendall Richards | Director of Studies: Dr Colin Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof Sally Smith

An investigation of university and employer perceptions of barriers and enablers of work based learning (WBL) partnerships in the tourism sector in Scotland

2015 - 2020
An investigation of perceptions of work base...
Lynn Waterston | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Barron | Second Supervisor: Dr Matthew Dutton

A journey that motivates: Discovering the associate student experience

2015 - date
Debbie Meharg | Director of Studies: Ms Alison Varey | Second Supervisor: Dr Sandra Cairncross

An investigation into the identification of wound infections by nurses

2015 - date
Ailsa Sharp | Director of Studies: Dr Catherine Mahoney | Second Supervisor: Dr Clare Taylor

Journey into Higher Education: A study of postgraduate Indian students' experiences, as they make the educational journey, to a new teaching and learning environment in the UK

2014 - 2020
Dr Pauline Gordon | Director of Studies: Prof Paul Lynch | Second Supervisor: Dr Gerardine Matthews-Smith

Assessing and addressing unmet needs in people affected by brain tumours

2013 - date
Ms Janyne Afseth | Director of Studies: Prof Lis Neubeck | Second Supervisor: Dr Carol Gray Brunton
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Dr Zack Moir Elected to the Board of Directors of the Prestigious Association for Popular Music Education

26 June 2019
Dr Zack Moir from Music has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Popular Music Education, which is an international organisation with a mission to promote and advance...

University Academic Publishes New Edited Volume on Popular Music Education

3 April 2019
Dr Zack Moir, lecturer in music, has just published his new edited volume ’The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices’, which features chapters from three other mem...

Music students take on trans-atlantic music composition project with students in New Jersey

28 January 2019
Zack Moir and Bryden Stillie from music have, in collaboration with Andy Krikun from Bergen Community College in New Jersey, USA, launched an international songwriting/composition project. Each of the...

Student nurses stage play on woman in mental health crisis

3 November 2017
Student nurses at Edinburgh Napier University are staging a play based on the traumatic experiences of a young woman in mental health crisis to highlight the importance of bringing health and social c...

Lecturer in Music is Editor of Recently 'Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education'

24 January 2017
Dr Zack Moir from music is one of the editors of the recently published 'Routledge Research Handbook of Popular Music Education', which is a new edited volume containing contributions from a wide rang...

Visiting Fellow, Professor Ganesan Kannbiran and Sally Smith win funding for business incubator study

20 April 2016
Visiting Fellow, Professor Ganesan Kannbiran and Sally Smith win funding for business incubator study