Dr Sandra Cairncross

Dean of FECCI

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  • Computing Education
    Computing Education shares many of the same challenges of general education but it also has a few unique challenges which the researchers in this area are exploring through a range of funded projects and collaborative national and international projects.
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    PhD Project Involvement

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    Leo Appleton (PhD 2013-)
    The value and impact of public libraries within the Information Society: their contribution to citizenship development. Leo Appleton's PhD research explores the impact of libraries on citizenship. He is based in the Centre for Social Informatics, where his Director of Studies is Professor Hazel Hall.
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    Recent Publications

    Rimbaud, Y., McEwan, T., Lawson, A., Cairncross, S. (2014). Adaptive Learning in Computing for non-native speakers. In: (Ed.) 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . .

    McEwan, T., Cairncross, S. (2010). Hallelujah! Using Topical Examples to Illustrate Ethical and Business Issues for Engineers. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of FIE2010, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Arlington, VA, USA: . IEEE Computer Society.

    Cairncross, S., McEwan, T. (2009). Researching Engineering Education: Some Philosophical Consideration. Proceedings of FIE2009, , (), .

    Cairncross, S. (2005). Involving Preschoolers in Design of Interactive Multimedia for Learning: An Activity-Driven Approach. In: Kommers, P., Richards, G. (Eds.) EdMedia 2005, , () ( ed.). (pp. 1117-1124). : . AACE: co-authored with Suzanne Waugh.

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