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Assessment as a Mediating Artefact for Students in Transition from College to University

Journal Article
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...

Researching international students: methodological challenges of rebel data

Journal Article
Ecochard, S., & Fotheringham, J. (2018)
Researching international students: methodological challenges of rebel data. International Student Experience Journal, 6(1), 1-7
This paper presents findings from a small scale study into the attitudes and preferences of international students for support provision at a Scottish Higher Education institu...

Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project

Journal Article
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fotheringham, J. (2019)
Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 43(5), 628-640. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2017.1390077
Students have expectations of their university education leading to graduate careers, with universities investing considerable resources in institution-wide initiatives design...

International Students’ Unique Challenges – Why Understanding International Transitions to Higher Education Matters

Journal Article
Ecochard, S., & Fotheringham, J. (2017)
International Students’ Unique Challenges – Why Understanding International Transitions to Higher Education Matters. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 5(2), 100-108. https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v5i2.261
International students represent a large and increasing share of the diversity encountered on British campuses, with 19% of the student body coming from another country to stu...

In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity

Journal Article
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fotheringham, J. (2017)
In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 18(1), 15-24
Universities are adopting institution-wide projects to increase student work placements and work-related learning across all subject disciplines. However, there are large vari...

Social Media Adoption in Adult Education ‒ Administrators' Experience

Journal Article
Šliogerienė, J., Valūnaitė Oleškevičienė, G., Fotheringham, J., & Palfreyman, K. J. (2015)
Social Media Adoption in Adult Education ‒ Administrators' Experience. Public Policy and Administration, 13(4), 690-703. https://doi.org/10.13165/VPA-14-13-4-11
The rapid development of social media poses a multitude of considerations on this technology adoption. The emphasis in literature is put mainly on student or teacher perspecti...

Student generated content: pedagogy and practice

Journal Article
Fotheringham, J., & Smyth, K. (2013)
Student generated content: pedagogy and practice. Social Media: Challenges and opportunities for education in modern society: Research Papers, 1(1), 5-8
Digitally supported pedagogical approaches made possible by developments in technology, and in particular by Web 2.0, are continuing to create new opportunities for learning, ...