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  • A case study of Facebook use: outlinging a multi-layer strategy for higher education. 

    Menzies, Rachel; Petrie, Karen; Zarb, Mark (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-015-9436-y, 2015-09-09)
    MENZIES, R., PETRIE, K. and ZARB, M. 2017. A case study of Facebook use: outlining a multi-layer strategy for higher education. Education and information technologies [online], 22(1), pages 39-53. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-015-9436-y.
    Facebook is one of the largest social networking sites, with over 1.23 billion users. Many students use Facebook as a platform to enhance their learning experience. A growing body of literature reports on the motivation ...
  • Catching the tide: environmental pressures for an emphasis on management in the library and information sciences curriculum. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129910280357, 1999)
    JOHNSON, I.M., 2007. Catching the tide: environmental pressures for an emphasis on management in the library and information sciences curriculum. Library Management, 20 (6), pp. 317-332.
    This paper considers the impact of the emerging ‘Information Society’ on the education and development of information professionals, particularly in the area of management. It identifies those features of the ‘Information ...
  • Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074800810888168, 2008)
    JOHNSON, I., 2008. Challenges in assisting schools of librarianship and information studies in developing countries: a perspective from research in Latin America. New Library World, 109 (7/8), pp. 337-353
    This paper reviews traditional forms of support for developing Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences, and traditional approaches. It notes that these approaches have not been entirely successful, and that the ...
  • Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British Schools of Librarianship and Information Studies 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00242539810209122, 1998)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1998. Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British Schools of Librarianship and Information Studies. Library Review, 47 (3), pp. 52-59.
    This paper identifies six major challenges facing the information profession as the 'Information Society' emerges: assisting users to deal with information overload; the high level of technical skills required to manage ...
  • Connecting with stakeholders: An investigation into the perspectives of university – educated youths on the barriers to employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. 

    Ezeani, Elimma C. (Nigeria Village Square. http://nigeriavillagesquare.com/forum/articles-comments/88940-university-employment-entrepreneurship-research-paper.html, 2015-04-30)
    EZEANI, E. C., 2015. Connecting with stakeholders: An investigation into the perspectives of university – educated youths on the barriers to employment and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Available from Nigeria Village Square [online]. Available from: http://nigeriavillagesquare.com/forum/articles-comments/88940-university-employment-entrepreneurship-research-paper.html
    There is a gap with identifying what factors educated youths actually perceive as the barriers to their employment or entrepreneurship opportunities. In developing economies in particular, this question is certainly very ...
  • Creating connections: an investigation into the first year experience of undergraduate nursing students. 

    Taylor, Ruth Fiona (The Robert Gordon University School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2009-03)
    OVERVIEW OF THE THESIS The aim of the research is to explore the first year experiences of two groups of undergraduate student nurses. The research takes a holistic approach to the investigation of the first year experience. ...
  • Creative 'tips' to integrate human factors/ergonomics principles and methods with patient safety and quality improvement clinical education. 

    Vosper, Helen; Hignett, Sue; Bowie, Paul (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96098-2_14, 2018-08-08)
    VOSPER, H., HIGHNETT, S. and BOWIE, P. 2018. Creative 'tips' to integrate human factors/ergonomics principles and methods with patient safety and quality improvement clinical education. In Bagnara, S., Tartaglia, R., Albolino, S., Alexander, T. and Fujita, Y. (eds.) Advances in intelligent systems and computing, 818: Proceedings of the 20th International Ergonomics Association congress (IEA 2018), 26-30 August 2018, Florence, Italy. Cham: Springer [online], pages 97-101. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96098-2_14
    The goal of these 12 tips is to enhance the effectiveness of safety and improvement work in frontline healthcare practice by providing a framework for integration of Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) theory and approaches ...
  • The effect of high fidelity simulated learning methods on physiotherapy pre-registration education: a systematic review protocol. [Protocol] 

    Roberts, Fiona; Cooper, Kay (Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003294, 2017-11-30)
    ROBERTS, F. and COOPER, K. 2017. The effect of high fidelity simulated learning methods on physiotherapy pre-registration education: a systematic review protocol. Protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports [online], 15(11), pages 2613-2618. Available from: https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003294
    The objective of this review is to identify if high fidelity simulated learning methods are effective at enhancing clinical/practical skills compared to usual, low fidelity simulated learning methods in pre-registration ...
  • The effective evidence-based high school librarian: a journey to decision. 

    Turriff, Alison (The Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2008-12)
    This thesis aims to establish how high school librarians in Scotland and America can become effective evidence-based decision-makers. Initial data collection consisted of written questionnaires to elicit background data ...
  • #FeesMustFall #Decolonisededucation frontline. 

    Nathane, Motlalepule; Harms Smith, Linda (Policy Press https://doi.org/10.1332/204986017X14835300150779, 2017-01-31)
    NATHANE, M. and HARMS SMITH, L. 2017. #FeesMustFall #Decolonisededucation frontline. Critical and radical social work [online], 5(1), pages 115-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986017X14835300150779
    This paper looks at the student protests and demands for free and deconloised education which began in 2015 in South African universities. These protests were also representative of deep anger about broader inequalities ...
  • Foreign interventions and domestic initiatives in the development of education for librarianship and information management, with Iraq as a case study. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, School of Information Management, 2016-09-01)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. Foreign interventions and domestic initiatives in the development of education for librarianship and information management, with Iraq as a case study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This study aimed to identify the influences on the development and sustainability of education for librarianship and information management. It analysed the factors that contribute to the development of education for ...
  • "In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity" - using a case study to identify Critical Success Factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2005-03)
    JOHNSON, I.M., 2005. "In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity" - using a case study to identify Critical Success Factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects. Education for Information, 23 (1/2), pp.9-42.
    This paper aims to identify factors that contribute to the successful initiation of international collaborative projects that are intended to support the development of education for librarianship and information sciences. ...
  • An initial exploration of the perceptions of preparedness to practise among Saudi Arabian trained hospital pharmacists. 

    Ameer, Luma; MacLure, Katie; Tonna, Antonella P.; Stewart, Derek C. (CIPF https://doi.org/10.18549/PharmPract.2018.02.1192, 2018-06-26)
    AMEER, L., MACLURE, K., TONNA, A. and STEWART, D. 2018. An initial exploration of the perceptions of preparedness to practise among Saudi Arabian trained hospital pharmacists. Pharmacy practice [online], 16(2), article 1192. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18549/PharmPract.2018.02.1192
    Background: There is a dearth of literature on perceptions of preparedness to practise, which explores the extent to which educational institutions prepare their students to fulfil their professional role. Objective: The ...
  • The Internet of things – the future or the end of mechatronics. 

    Bradley, David; Russell, David; Ferguson, Ian; Isaacs, John; MacLeod, Allan; White, Roger (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechatronics.2015.02.005, 2015-04)
    BRADLEY, D., RUSSELL, D., FERGUSON, I., ISAACS, J., MACLEOD, A. and WHITE, R., 2015. The Internet of things – the future or the end of mechatronics. Mechatronics, 27, pp. 57-74.
    The advent and increasing implementation of user configured and user oriented systems structured around the use of cloud configured information and the Internet of Things is presenting a new range and class of challenges ...
  • Mountain child: systematic literature review. 

    Audsley, Annie; Wallace, Rebecca M. M.; Price, Martin F. (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-016-2051-8, 2016-07-11)
    AUDSLEY, A., WALLACE, R.M.M. and PRICE, M.F. 2016. Mountain child: systematic literature review. Maternal and child health journal [online], 20(12), pages 2415-2423. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-016-2051-8
    Objectives This systematic review identifies and reviews both peer-reviewed and 'grey' literature, across a range of disciplines and from diverse sources, relating to the condition of children living in mountain communities ...
  • Musings on misconduct: a practitioner reflection on the ethical investigation of plagiarism within programming modules. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2874239.2874304, 2015-09-01)
    HERON, M.J. and BELFORD, P. 2015. Musings on misconduct: a practitioner reflection on the ethical investigation of plagiarism within programming modules. ACM SIGCAS computers and society [online], 45(3), pages 438-444. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2874239.2874304
    Tools for algorithmically detecting plagiarism have become very popular, but none of these tools offers an effective and reliable way to identify plagiarism within academic software development. As a result, the identification ...
  • The NHS health check for developing HFE competencies. 

    Vosper, Helen; Bowie, Paul; Hignett, Sue (CIEHF http://www.ergonomics.org.uk, 2018-04-23)
    VOSPER, H., BOWIE, P. and HIGNETT, S. 2018. The NHS health check for developing HFE competencies. In Charles, R. and Wilkinson, J. (eds.) Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2018. Proceedings of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors annual conference, 23-25 April 2018, Birmingham, UK. Loughborough: Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, pages 31-37.
    Patient safety is an emergent property of complex sociotechnical healthcare systems. Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE), with its design-based systems focus, offers frameworks for developing resilient systems, although use ...
  • Peering into the mist and struggling through it - the education and training of the future information professional. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900101, 1997-03)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1997. Peering into the mist and struggling through it - the education and training of the future information professional. Journal of librarianship and information science, 29 (1), pp. 3-7
    Article prompted by an editorial published in Education for Information, 14, (2) July 1996, 83-4. Outlines some of the responses being made by library schools to changes affecting the library and information science (LIS) ...
  • Promotion of STEM subjects in Scottish schools through the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge. 

    Dunbar, Graeme; Stagg, Neil; Hynd, Alistair; Waghorn, Jack (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084929, 2017-06-19)
    DUNBAR, G., STAGG, N., HYND, A. and WAGHORN, J. 2017. Promotion of STEM subjects in Scottish schools through the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084929. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084929
    In this paper we will introduce the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Student ROV Competition and the development of the Scottish Regional Event that feeds into it. We will present case studies from ...
  • A qualitative case study of ehealth and digital literacy experiences of pharmacy staff. 

    MacLure, Katie; Stewart, Derek C. (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.07.001, 2017-07-03)
    MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2018. A qualitative case study of ehealth and digital literacy experiences of pharmacy staff. Research in social and administrative pharmacy [online], 14(6), pages 555-563. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.07.001
    Background - eHealth's many forms are benchmarked by the World Health Organization. Scotland is considered an advanced adopter of ehealth. The third global survey on ehealth includes pharmacy-related ehealth indicators. ...