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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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)
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 ...