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Advocating for Change - Enabling Authentic Assessment at Scale (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Mahoney, C., Bastow, F., & Finnan, G. (2024, June). Advocating for Change - Enabling Authentic Assessment at Scale. Presented at International AHE Conference 2024, Manchester

Background: Authentic assessment aims to connect learning to real-world issues which are meaningful to the learner (Villarroel et al 2018; Gillard-Cook; West 2014; Rule 2007). This paper reports an evidence-based authentic assessment on a Bachelor of... Read More about Advocating for Change - Enabling Authentic Assessment at Scale.

The first national subject benchmark statement for UK higher education in policing: the importance of effective partnership and collaboration (2024)
Journal Article
Pepper, I., Cox, C., Fee, R., Horgan, S., Jarman, R., Jones, M., …Tattum, C. (in press). The first national subject benchmark statement for UK higher education in policing: the importance of effective partnership and collaboration. Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, https://doi.org/10.1108/heswbl-02-2023-0042

Purpose The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education in the UK focuses on maintaining, enhancing and standardising the quality of higher education. Of significant impact are the development of subject benchmark statements (SBS) by the QA... Read More about The first national subject benchmark statement for UK higher education in policing: the importance of effective partnership and collaboration.

Student Belonging Good Practice Guide (2024)
Report
Garden, C., Watchman Smith, N., Naughton, C., Skelton, F., Calabrese, P., Hunter, L., …Azam, F. (2024). Student Belonging Good Practice Guide. RAISE Network (Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement)

This Good Practice Guide offers a toolkit and a conversation starter for anyone working in higher education (HE) who is thinking about embarking on a student belonging project. As well as sharing hints and tips, it draws upon student belonging insigh... Read More about Student Belonging Good Practice Guide.

RLT 30 YEARS Research in Learning Technology: making friends and influencing people (2023)
Journal Article
Brunton, J., Bennett, L., Drumm, L., Flavin, M., Honeychurch, S., Thomson, S., & Varga-Atkins, T. (2023). RLT 30 YEARS Research in Learning Technology: making friends and influencing people. Research in Learning Technology, 31, https://doi.org/10.25304/rlt.v31.3212

The first issue of Research in Learning Technology (RLT) was published in 1993. Over 30 years, the journal has comprised an informal research and development facility for new ideas and practices in technology enhanced learning. This paper takes nine... Read More about RLT 30 YEARS Research in Learning Technology: making friends and influencing people.

'ChatGPT & Me' Student Padlet Data With Reactions (2023)
Dataset
Drumm, L., Illingworth, S., Graham, C., Calabrese, P., Taylor, S., Dencer-Brown, I., & van Knippenberg, I. (2023). 'ChatGPT & Me' Student Padlet Data With Reactions. [Dataset]. https://doi.org/10.17869/enu.2023.3200728

These data are from a project which aimed to collect and analyse student attitudes to artificial intelligence (AI) and their own learning and assessment while they are studying with Edinburgh Napier University. AI tools such as ChatGPT make it easier... Read More about 'ChatGPT & Me' Student Padlet Data With Reactions.

What Works for ‘Authentic Belonging’ Enhancement in Criminology? (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Haddow, C., & Brodie, J. (2023, March). What Works for ‘Authentic Belonging’ Enhancement in Criminology?. Paper presented at Creating Student Communities in Criminology - British Society of Learning and Teaching Network Event, Online

Harnessing innovation approaches to support community and belonging in Higher Education (2023)
Journal Article
Haddow, C., & Brodie, J. (in press). Harnessing innovation approaches to support community and belonging in Higher Education. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, https://doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2023.2176907

The COVID-19 Pandemic has ushered in significant challenges for supporting community and belonging in Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs). This paper seeks to provide key recommendations to strengthen such activity, through a critical evaluation o... Read More about Harnessing innovation approaches to support community and belonging in Higher Education.

Post-Enlightenment: Can We Go Beyond Occidentalist Epistemologies and Geo-Politics in Queer Studies? (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Kulpa, R. (2022, December). Post-Enlightenment: Can We Go Beyond Occidentalist Epistemologies and Geo-Politics in Queer Studies?. Presented at Go West! Conceptual Explorations of “The West” in History of Education, University of Münster, Germany

The invited lecture reflected on the contemporary queer studies and the geo-temporal ‘unsettlement’ of Central and Eastern Europe in the occidental (and occidentalist) imaginary. Dr Kulpa pointed to the uncanny possibilities for queer studies eme... Read More about Post-Enlightenment: Can We Go Beyond Occidentalist Epistemologies and Geo-Politics in Queer Studies?.

Sharing International Student Stories: Building Resilient Post-Covid Learning Communities (2022)
Book Chapter
Garden, C., & Brodie, J. (2022). Sharing International Student Stories: Building Resilient Post-Covid Learning Communities. In C. Nerantzi, & A. James (Eds.), LEGO® for university learning: Online, offline and elsewhere (117-119). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7421754

This Quality Assurance Agency Scotland–funded mini project focused on the Resilient Learning Communities Enhancement Theme. We sought to identify enhancement to support building of resilient learning communities for International Postgraduate Taught... Read More about Sharing International Student Stories: Building Resilient Post-Covid Learning Communities.

Press Release. EU Funded Project "Fostering Queer Feminist Intersectional Resistances against Transnational Anti-Gender Politics (RESIST)" Launches (2022)
Other
Boulila, S., Browne, K., Chauvin, S., Filep, K., Blidon, M., Zarate, M., …Kulpa, R. (2022). Press Release. EU Funded Project "Fostering Queer Feminist Intersectional Resistances against Transnational Anti-Gender Politics (RESIST)" Launches. [Press release]. Dublin

Anti-gender politics pose a grave threat to modern democratic formations because they challenge people's everyday survival, bodily integrity, and self-determination. Anti-gender spans the political spectrum and manifests not only in illiberal and aut... Read More about Press Release. EU Funded Project "Fostering Queer Feminist Intersectional Resistances against Transnational Anti-Gender Politics (RESIST)" Launches.

Drama-based education improves student nurses’ attitudes to interprofessional working and nursing advocacy: a pre-test post-test study (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Kyle, R., Bastow, F., Harper McDonald, B., & Mahoney, C. (2022, September). Drama-based education improves student nurses’ attitudes to interprofessional working and nursing advocacy: a pre-test post-test study. Paper presented at NET Conference 2022, Lancaster

In this session we share findings from our study examining the impact of the use of drama-based education on student nurses’ attitudes towards interprofessional working and nursing advocacy. We discuss the development and evaluation of two plays crea... Read More about Drama-based education improves student nurses’ attitudes to interprofessional working and nursing advocacy: a pre-test post-test study.

Civil Engineering Graduate Apprenticeships: A feasibility study into development of an MSc programme based on review of current undergraduate provision (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Leitch, K., Bernal-Sanchez, J., & Macfarlane, R. (2022). Civil Engineering Graduate Apprenticeships: A feasibility study into development of an MSc programme based on review of current undergraduate provision. In Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium for Engineering Education

This paper details the findings of a study undertaken at Edinburgh Napier University to assess the feasibility of developing an existing Graduate Apprentice programme in Civil Engineering to a MSc level. Using a mixed methods approach, data from a se... Read More about Civil Engineering Graduate Apprenticeships: A feasibility study into development of an MSc programme based on review of current undergraduate provision.

Supporting the learning experience of health‐related profession students during clinical placements with technology: A systematic review (2022)
Journal Article
Jones, A., Wilson, I., McClean, S., Kerr, D., & Breen, C. (2022). Supporting the learning experience of health‐related profession students during clinical placements with technology: A systematic review. Review of Education, 10(2), Article e3364. https://doi.org/10.1002/rev3.3364

High quality clinical education is a fundamental component of undergraduate health-related professions programmes. Technological interventions offer potential to support and enhance student learning experiences during clinical placements, i.e. away f... Read More about Supporting the learning experience of health‐related profession students during clinical placements with technology: A systematic review.

Capitalizing on the global financial interest in blue carbon (2022)
Journal Article
Friess, D., Howard, J., Huxham, M., Macreadie, P. I., & Ross, F. (2022). Capitalizing on the global financial interest in blue carbon. PLOS Climate, 1(8), e0000061. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pclm.0000061

Natural climate solutions are crucial interventions to help countries and companies achieve their net-zero carbon emissions ambitions. Blue carbon ecosystems such as mangroves, seagrasses, and tidal marshes have attracted particular attention for the... Read More about Capitalizing on the global financial interest in blue carbon.

Academic, clinical and personal experiences of undergraduate healthcare students during the COVID-19 pandemic: A prospective cohort study (2022)
Journal Article
McFadden, S., Guille, S., Daly-Lynn, J., O’Neill, B., Marley, J., Hanratty, C., …Hughes, C. (2022). Academic, clinical and personal experiences of undergraduate healthcare students during the COVID-19 pandemic: A prospective cohort study. PLOS ONE, 17(7), Article e0271873. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0271873

Background Coronavirus disease 2019 has impacted upon the role and safety of healthcare workers, with the potential to have a lasting effect on their wellbeing. Limited research has been conducted during previous pandemics exploring how student heal... Read More about Academic, clinical and personal experiences of undergraduate healthcare students during the COVID-19 pandemic: A prospective cohort study.

Friendship as Method? Friendship as Epistemology? (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Kulpa, R. (2022, June). Friendship as Method? Friendship as Epistemology?. Paper presented at 11th European Feminist Research Conference: "Social Change in a Feminist Perspective", Universita di Milano-Bicocca, Milano, IT

Friendship gained across years some traction in kinship research, recently especially within the ‘queer kinship’ debates, as a strong manifestation for the need and drive of alternative ‘families of choice’. With this presentation I want to focus on... Read More about Friendship as Method? Friendship as Epistemology?.