Publications (Colin F Smith)


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.

Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., Fotheringham, J. (2017). Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project. Journal of Further and Higher Education, , (), .

Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S., Smith, C. (2017, ). Placement or practicalities? Barriers and disincentives to work experience, as reported by computing students. Paper presented at Society for Research into Higher Education Annual Conference, Newport, Wales.


Ramirez, N., Smith, S., Smith, C., Berg, T., Strubel, B., Main, J., Ohland, M. (2016). From Interest to Decision: A Comparative Exploration of Student Attitudes and Pathways to Co-op Programs in the United States and the United Kingdom. International Journal of Engineering Education, , (), .

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, Victoria, Canada.

Smith, C., Smith, S. (2016, September). Matching and mismatch: understanding employer expectations of work placement applicants. Paper presented at ACEN, Sydney, Australia.

Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C. (2016). Non-public eParticipation in Social Media Spaces. In: Gruzd, A., Jacobson, J., Mai, P., Ruppert, E., Murthy, D. (Eds.) Proceedings of SMSociety '16, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . ACM.


Smith, S., Smith, C., Caddell, M. (2015). Can pay, should pay? Exploring employer and student perceptions of paid and unpaid placements. Active learning in Higher Education, , (), .

Smith, S., Smith, C. (2015, June). Supporting student transitions to placement: developing a new self-identity. Paper presented at QAA Enhancement Themes, Glasgow.

Smith, S., Smith, C., Varey, A. (2015, ). Women in ICT : Exploring Professional Identity on an Executive Masters Program. Paper presented at 6th Annual Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation and Technology, 5-6th October, Singapore.


Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B., Smith, C. (2014). 'Hyperlocal e-democracy'? The experience of Scotland's Community Councils. In: Parycek, P., Edelmann, N. (Eds.) CeDEM14 Proceedings, , () (2014 ed.). (pp. 73-84). Krems, Austria: . Edition Donau-Universität Krems.

Cruickshank, P., Ryan, B., Smith, C. (2014). Disconnected Democracy? A Survey Of Scottish Community Councils’ Online Presences. Scottish Affairs, 23, (4), 486-507.

Smith, C. (2014). Book Review: Mobile Technologies: from Telecommunications to Media. Telecommunications Policy, 38, (1), 119-121.

Smith, S., Smith, C. (2014, July). What’s in it for me? Making the case for paid student placements in computer science. Paper presented at STEM 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada.


Caddell, M., McIlwhan, R., Irving, C., Smith, C., Smith, S. (2013, June ). Can pay, should pay? Exploring paid and unpaid work opportunities from employer and student perspectives. Paper presented at QAA Enhancement Themes, Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh.

Smith, S., Smith, C. (2013, July). Building Employer Partnerships: a regional placement perspective. Paper presented at HEA Annual Conference, University of Warwick .

Smith, C., Smith, S., Irving, C. (2013, April). Can Pay, Should Pay? Comparing employer and student outcomes of paid and unpaid work opportunities. Paper presented at HEA STEM Conference, Birmingham, UK.


Cruickshank, P., Smith, C. (2011). Understanding the 'E-Petitioner'. Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, 5, (4), 319-329.


Cruickshank, P., Edelmann, N., Smith, C. (2010). Signing a an e-petition as a transition from lurking to participation. In: Chappellet, J., Glassey, O., Janssen, M., Macintosh, A., Scholl, J., Tambouris, E., Wimmer, M. (Eds.) Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, , () (2010 ed.). (pp. 275-282). Linz, Austria: . Trauner.


Cruickshank, P., Smith, C. (2009). Self-efficacy as a factor in the evaluation of e-petitions. In: Prosser, A., Parycek, P. (Eds.) Proceedings of EDEM 2009 - Conference on Electronic Democracy, , () ( ed.). (pp. 223-232). Vienna: . Austrian Computer Society.

Sobolewska, E., Smith, C., Turner, P. (2009, 22 -24 April). Auto-Ethnography: Problems, Pitfalls and Promise. Paper presented at HCI Educators 2009, University of Abertay, Dundee.


Karamagioli, E., Koulolias, V., Smith, C., Cruickshank, P. (2008). Bringing social and technological innovation to the work of national, regional and local elected representatives: The eRepresentative Project. In: Parycek, P., Prosser, A. (Eds.) EDem08 E-Democracy Conference, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Vienna, Austria: . Austrian Computer Society.

Smith, C., Webster, W. (2008). Is Interactive Digital Television the Future of E-Government Services? A Critical Assessment of UK Initiatives. International Journal of Public Administration, 31, (7), 771-796.

Smith, C., Webster, W. (2008). The Emergent ICT Culture of Parliamentarians: The Case of the Scottish Parliament. Information Polity, 13, (3-4), 249-273.


Smith, C., Webster, W. (2007, 19-22 September). The Emergent ICT Culture of Parliamentarians. Paper presented at XXIth meeting of the Permanent Study Group on E-Government (Information and Communications Technologies in Public Administration), European Group of Public Administration Annual Conference, Madrid, Spain.


Smith, C., Webster, W. (2006). Interactive Digital Television and Electronic Public Services: Emergent Issues. In: Ljunberg, J., ersson, M. (Eds.) Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), , () ( ed.). (pp. 1932-1948). Göteborg, Sweden: . European Conference on Information Systems.

Smith, C., Webster, W. (2006). Interactive Digital Television and the ‘New’ Citizen. In: Bekkers, V., Thaens, M., Duivenboden, H. van (Eds.) ICT and Public Innovation: Assessing the Modernization of Public Administration, , () ( ed.). (pp. 121-137). : . IOS Press.


Smith, C., Webster, W. (2003, 3 - 6 September). What's on the Box? Electronic Public Services and the Future of Television. Paper presented at XVIIth meeting of the Permanent Study Group on Informatization in Public Administration, European Group of Public Administration Annual Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.


Smith, C., Webster, W. (2002). Delivering Public Services Through Digital Television. Public Money and Management, 22, (4), 25-32.