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Graduate apprenticeships are great opportunities for individuals, but are they inclusive?

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Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S., & Varey, A. (2018, December)
Graduate apprenticeships are great opportunities for individuals, but are they inclusive?. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference
Higher education-level apprenticeships can provide routes to university degrees for people without the financial resources for traditional degrees. In Scotland, the first coho...

Participating in a Faculty Learning Community

Presentation / Conference
Ennis, L. (2018, November)
Participating in a Faculty Learning Community. Presented at Library TeachMeet: teaching, training and information skills within academic libraries
This presentation is a quick look at the structure and purpose of the first Faculty Learning Community (FLC) at Edinburgh Napier University. Established in April 2018, the the...

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...

Introducing 'Detective McLevy’s Casebook' and the Napier Big Read Campaign

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2018, April)
Introducing 'Detective McLevy’s Casebook' and the Napier Big Read Campaign. Presented at Crime Fiction(s): Victorian and Neo-Victorian Narratives of Crime and Punishment, Edinburgh
NO abstract available.

Student services: offered by a university in partnership with the Library

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Wilkinson, M., & Ennis, L. (2018, January)
Student services: offered by a university in partnership with the Library. Presented at SCURL Health and Wellbeing Event, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
No abstract available. Slides available here- : http://scurl.ac.uk/wp-c...18WilkinsonEnnisPDF.pdf

Constructing Active Learning Experiences

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Garden, C., & Ennis, L. (2018, January)
Constructing Active Learning Experiences. Presented at ALIEN (Active Learning In Edinburgh Napier) Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus
There are many methods for stimulating Active Learning in the Higher Education classroom. Active Learning occurs when higher-order thinking is invoked during learning events, ...

Opportunities for Brokering between Teaching-Focused and Research-Focused UK Life Science Academics

Presentation / Conference
Tierney, A. (2017, December)
Opportunities for Brokering between Teaching-Focused and Research-Focused UK Life Science Academics. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Research Conference, Celtic Manor, Newport
Life Sciences teaching-focused academics working in UK universities have been an expanding and emergent group in the past two decades. However, despite their successes in supp...

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

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Hamilton, M., Gribble, C., & Smith, S. (2017, December)
Developing entrepreneurial capabilities for the global labour market: A cross national study of IT students in the UK and Australia. Paper presented at Society for Research in Higher Education SRHE, Cardiff, Wales
In Australia and the UK there is growing emphasis on ‘entrepreneurship’ in response to challenging economic circumstances. The current focus on developing ‘entrepreneurial’ ca...

Engaging with Educational research: Five Ideas from the Literature to Improve your Practice

Presentation / Conference
Tierney, A. (2017, November)
Engaging with Educational research: Five Ideas from the Literature to Improve your Practice. Presented at University of Aberdeen Teaching Fellow Conference, Aberdeen, Scotland
No abstract available.

Self-reflection as a tool for inclusive learning and teaching

Presentation / Conference
McLatchie, J. & Campbell, L. A. (2017, July)
Self-reflection as a tool for inclusive learning and teaching. Paper presented at SCUTREA Adult Education for Inclusion and Diversity, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Over the past twenty years Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have become transformative spaces as the student population has expanded. National and institutional policies h...