OpenAIR @ RGU is a digital repository which contains examples of research publications and related content produced by staff and graduate students at Robert Gordon University. Information about OpenAIR is available in a Guide and, to submit content, RGU researchers should contact publications@rgu.ac.uk.

  • Developing skills in solution-focused interactions. 

    Smith, Steve (Open University Press, 2014-01-01)
    SMITH, S. 2014. Developing skills in solution-focused interactions. In Reading, S. and Webster, B. (eds.) Achieving competencies for nursing practice: a handbook for student nurses. Maidenhead: Open University Press, pages 67-79.
    This chapter discusses solution-focused interactions, a specific approach to communication which is based on 'solution-building' (as opposed to 'problem-solving'), which you can utilize across all fields of nuring and ...
  • Age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics in relation to perceived disorientation and reported website ease of use. 

    Crabb, Michael; Hanson, Vicki L. (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2661334.2661356, 2014-10-20)
    CRABB, M. and HANSON, V.L. 2014. Age, technology usage, and cognitive characteristics in relation to perceived disorientation and reported website ease of use. In the Proceedings of the 16th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on computers and accessibility (ASSETS '14), 20 - 22 October 2014, Rochester, USA. New York: ACM [online], pages 193-200. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2661334.2661356
    Comparative studies including older and younger adults are becoming more common in HCI, generally used to compare how these two different age groups will approach a task. However, it is unclear whether user "age" is the ...
  • Responsive design for personalised subtitles. 

    Hughes, Chris J.; Armstrong, Mike; Jones, Rhianne; Crabb, Michael (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2745555.2746650, 2015-05-18)
    HUGHES, C.J., ARMSTRONG, M., JONES, R. and CRABB, M. 2015. Responsive design for personalised subtitles. In the Proceedings of the 12th Web for all conference (W4A'15), 18 - 20 May 2015, Florence, Italy. New York: ACM [online], article No. 8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2745555.2746650
    The Internet has continued to evolve, becoming increasingly media rich. It is now a major platform for video content, which is available to a variety of users across a range of devices. Subtitles enhance this experience ...
  • Dynamic subtitles: the user experience. 

    Crabb, Michael; Hanson, Vicki L. (ACM https://doi.org/10.1145/2745197.2745204, 2015-06-03)
    CRABB, M. and HANSON, V.L. 2016. Dynamic subtitles: the user experience. In the Proceedings of the ACM international conference on interactive experiences for TV and online video (TVX 2015), 3-5 June 2015, Brussels, Belgium. New York: ACM [online], pages 103-112. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2745197.2745204
    Subtitles (closed captions) on television are typically placed at the bottom-centre of the screen. However, placing subtitles in varying positions, according to the underlying video content ('dynamic subtitles'), has the ...
  • Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. 

    Droubi, M. Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Orr, Fraser; Steel, John A.; El-Shaib, Mohamed (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.012, 2017-03-23)
    DROUBI, M.G., FAISAL, N.H., ORR, F., STEEL, J.A. and EL-SHAIB, M. 2017. Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. Journal of constructional steel research [online], 134, pages 28-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.012.
    Detecting welding defects in industrial equipment (welded joints and built-up structures) is a key aspect in evaluating the probability of failure in different situations. Acoustic emission (AE) is an effective non-destructive ...

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