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  • Access to Higher Education for Scottish rural communities : an exploratory analysis 

    Lasselle, Laurence; Kirby, Graham Njal Cameron; Macpherson, Robert Allan (University of St Andrews, 2015-08-28) - Report
    Traditional socio-economic factors cannot solely explain why state secondary schools located in Scottish rural communities tend to have (i) greater variation of progressions to Higher Education (HE) year on year than other ...
  • Becoming a Lean University: the case of the University of St Andrews 

    Robinson, Mark; Yorkstone, Steve (Raabe Verlag, 2014) - Book item
    This article looks at how “lean” can be successfully introduced into a higher education setting by discussing what has become known as ‘The St Andrews Model’. The article demonstrates that “lean” can be adapted to suit the ...
  • Becoming Lean pocket guide 

    Lean Team (University of St Andrews, 2015-01) - Book
    This pocket guide aims to give an overview of what Lean is on a conceptual level, explain how Lean fits into the Higher Education setting, detail how Lean is being applied in the University, and give ideas about how Lean ...
  • Development and uses of upper-division conceptual assessments 

    Wilcox, Bethany R.; Caballero, Marcos D.; Baily, Charles Raymond; Sadaghiani, Homeyra; Chasteen, Stephanie V.; Ryan, Qing X.; Pollock, Steven J. (2015-09-23) - Journal article
    The use of validated conceptual assessments alongside conventional course exams to measure student learning in introductory courses has become standard practice in many physics departments. These assessments provide a more ...
  • Ensuring each student reaches their potential : (2) transferability issues 

    Sibbett, Lorna Rosemary (2010-11-15) - Conference paper
    Isolation of knowledge within disciplines, or for students, within the confines of single taught modules, diminishes the learner’s richness of understanding. Whilst flexible degree programmes are attractive to prospective ...
  • Facts explained: access to higher education for Scottish rural communities : an exploratory analysis 

    Lasselle, Laurence; Macpherson, Robert Allan; Kirby, Graham Njal Cameron (2015-06-18) - Conference paper
  • Faculty development in teaching and learning : the UK framework and current debates 

    Hibbert, P.; Semler, M. (2015) - Journal article
    Following the publication of a recent report, commissioned by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and conducted by Staff and Educational Developers Association, this short paper considers the HEA UK Professional Standards ...
  • How the Web was Won : Keeping the computer networking curriculum current with HTTP/2 

    Allison, Colin; Bakri, Hussein (IEEE, 2015-10-21) - Conference item
    The Internet and the Web continue to grow in their pervasiveness and as new functionality and behavior emerge it is a challenge to keep the computer networking curriculum up to date. There are many excellent networking ...
  • Investigating student understanding of quantum entanglement 

    Kohnle, Antje; Deffebach, Erica (American Association of Physics Teachers, 2015-12-18) - Conference item
    Quantum entanglement is a central concept of quantum theory for multiple particles. Entanglement played an important role in the development of the foundations of the theory and makes possible modern applications in quantum ...
  • Light activated escape circuits : a behavior and neurophysiology lab module using Drosophila optogenetics 

    Titlow, Joshua S.; Johnson, Bruce R.; Pulver, Stefan R. (2015-07-07) - Journal article
    The neural networks that control escape from predators often show very clear relationships between defined sensory inputs and stereotyped motor outputs. This feature provides unique opportunities for researchers, but it ...
  • Serious games in 2025 : towards intelligent learning in Virtual Worlds 

    Duncan, Ishbel Mary Macdonald; Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Miller, Alan Henry David (IOS Press, 2016-05-03) - Conference item
    This paper outlines the current state of learning, the problems arising and research needed by developers and educators using Virtual Worlds as an intelligent learning environment. Artificially intelligent avatars are ...
  • Student thinking about the divergence and curl in mathematics and physics contexts 

    Baily, Charles Raymond; Bollen, Laurens; Pattie, Andrew; van Kampen, Paul; De Cock, Mieke (American Association of Physics Teachers, 2016-12-16) - Conference item
    Undergraduate physics students are known to have difficulties with understanding mathematical tools, and with applying their knowledge of mathematics to physical contexts. Using survey statements based on student interviews ...
  • Undergraduate student retention and attainment : Phase two overview report 

    Woodfield, Ruth; O'Mahony, Joan (The Higher Education Academy, 2016-03-09) - Report
  • Using a virtual world to aid overseas PGT orientation 

    Duncan, Ishbel Mary Macdonald; Brooks, Janie; Miles, Paula (QAA for Higher Education, 2015-06-09) - Conference item
    The Virtual St Andrews (ViStA) project aims to embed students within a Virtual Environment which duplicates, as near as possible, the real University’s centre, functions and social areas. The main project objectives are ...
  • The Video Interaction Guidance approach applied to teaching communication skills in dentistry 

    Quinn, S.; Herron, D.; Menzies, R.; Scott, L.; Black, R.; Zhou, Y.; Waller, A.; Humphris, G.; Freeman, R. (2016-05) - Journal article
    Purpose: To examine dentists' views of a novel video review technique to improve communication skills in complex clinical situations. Materials and Methods: Dentists (n = 3) participated in a video review known as Video ...
  • What do students in higher education do and what do they value? 

    Sibbett, Lorna Rosemary (2008-12-09) - Conference paper
    A survey of undergraduate biology students at the University of St Andrews provides evidence that both formal and informal learning are valued by students, but there are differences in the extent to which such value is ...