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Assessment as a Mediating Artefact for Students in Transition from College to University (2019)
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 students suggest that although students are offered pre-entry transition sup... Read More about Assessment as a Mediating Artefact for Students in Transition from College to University.

Researching international students: methodological challenges of rebel data (2018)
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 institution. The article outlines some of the challenges arising from analysing qu... Read More about Researching international students: methodological challenges of rebel data.

Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project (2017)
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 designed to enhance opportunities for student work placements and work-related le... Read More about Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project.

International Students’ Unique Challenges – Why Understanding International Transitions to Higher Education Matters (2017)
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 study in the United Kingdom. While the concept of transition in the context of... Read More about International Students’ Unique Challenges – Why Understanding International Transitions to Higher Education Matters.

In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity (2017)
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 variations between programs in uptake, with limited evidence explaining why thi... Read More about In search of graduate employability: An exploration of student identity.

Exploring student identity through a university-wide graduate employability initiative (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., Fotheringham, J., & Dencer-Brown, I. (2016, June). Exploring student identity through a university-wide graduate employability initiative. Paper presented at WACE International Research Symposium

Universities are adopting institution-wide projects designed to enhance opportunities for student work placements and work-related learning across all subject disciplines, as inclusion and graduate employability are increasingly expressed as universi... Read More about Exploring student identity through a university-wide graduate employability initiative.

Modelling pedagogic innovation in a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching: risks and vulnerabilities (2016)
Book Chapter
Fotheringham, J., & James, K. (2016). Modelling pedagogic innovation in a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching: risks and vulnerabilities. In C. Penman, & M. Foster (Eds.), Innovations in Learning and TeachingMerchiston Publishing

This chapter explores the choices and decisions made during the redevelopment of a new Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching, aimed at new higher education academic staff. Drawing from two models of blended and online curriculum design (S... Read More about Modelling pedagogic innovation in a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching: risks and vulnerabilities.

Partnership and preparation: a new model of transition from college to university (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Meharg, D., & Fotheringham, J. (2016). Partnership and preparation: a new model of transition from college to university. In Equality and diversity in learning and teaching in higher education : Papers from Equality Challenge Unit and Higher Education Academy joint conferences (102-112)

Widening participation in higher education continues to be a key focus for Scottish government and the 2013 Post-16 Education (Scotland) Act places obligations upon Universities to achieve progress in this regard. The Act also makes provision for Add... Read More about Partnership and preparation: a new model of transition from college to university.

Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship (2016)
Conference Proceeding
James, K., & Fortheringham, J. (2016). Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship. In Converging Concepts in Global Higher Education Research: Local, national and international Perspectives

Considering a historical perspective that looks briefly at higher education changes influenced by government ideological direction is useful for understanding higher education shifts and subsequent impacts across the sector, especially around the lan... Read More about Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship.

Dr Who and the Curriculum Planners: early observations from a longitudinal study of Associate Students’ transition to University (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Fotheringham, J., & Stupart, A. (2015). Dr Who and the Curriculum Planners: early observations from a longitudinal study of Associate Students’ transition to University. In International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education : conference materials (351-360)

This paper explores early observations from a longitudinal study of second year Associate Students studying HNs in colleges prior to making their way to university for third and final year of engineering degree programmes. We consider assumptions abo... Read More about Dr Who and the Curriculum Planners: early observations from a longitudinal study of Associate Students’ transition to University.

Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship (2015)
Presentation / Conference
James, K., & Fotheringham, J. (2015, December). Higher Education Sector Engagement with Higher Education Academy Fellowship. Paper presented at SRHE Annual Research Conference

No abstract available. Conference Programme & book of abstracts - https://www.srhe.ac.uk/conference2015/downloads/SRHE_Conf_2015_paper_summaries.pdf

Plenary presentation and panel (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fotheringham, J. (2015, May). Plenary presentation and panel. Paper presented at Policy and Practice Summit for senior managers and student representatives (QAA Scotland, Scotland

No abstract available.

Social Media Adoption in Adult Education ‒ Administrators' Experience (2014)
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 perspective and less emphasis is dedicated upon administrators who also represent an... Read More about Social Media Adoption in Adult Education ‒ Administrators' Experience.

Collaboration: A pathway to empowerment through the PG Cert Blended and Online Education (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Fotheringham, J., & Smyth, K. (2014, April). Collaboration: A pathway to empowerment through the PG Cert Blended and Online Education. Paper presented at Moodlemoot Edinburgh 2014, Edinburgh

No abstract available. Presentation slides can be viewed from slideshare - https://www.slideshare.net/MoodleMootIreland/j-fotheringham-ksmyth-collaborationapathwaytoempowerment

Utilising Moodle as a space for co-creative approaches to learning (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Symth, K., & Fotheringham, J. (2014, April). Utilising Moodle as a space for co-creative approaches to learning. Paper presented at Moodlemoot Edinburgh 2014, Edinburgh

No abstract available. Presentation slides can be viewed from slideshare https://www.slideshare.net/MoodleMootIreland/keith-smyth-utilisingmoodleasaspaceapr8

Curriculum-as-vehicle - a journey explored (2013)
Conference Proceeding
Fotheringham, J., & Aitchison, K. (2013). Curriculum-as-vehicle - a journey explored. In Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education conference 11-13 June 2013 : conference materials (288-295)

This paper presents an account of curriculum development and change which is set in an institutional, national and international context. Parallels and divergences in principles and practices relating to curriculum development will be highlighted. Di... Read More about Curriculum-as-vehicle - a journey explored.