Dr Jackie Brodie is Head of Learning and Teaching at Edinburgh Napier Business School and is deeply passionate about using innovation to enhance the student experience.
Jackie has led several funded Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) research projects, for example, an “Extension of a Dissertation eToolkit for International Students”, which built on findings from the HEA funded evaluation “Exploring the Maze: An Evaluation of a Dissertation e-Toolkit Designed for Direct Entry Students Transitioning to HE”.
Jackie’s current research includes leading a funded University study on “An investigation into the value of the learning experience of the Get On Board extra-curricular programme” and a Scottish QAA enhancement theme funded project on "Evidencing belonging in the online classroom".
Other funded LTA projects Jackie has been involved with include research into “The Value of videos to support internationalisation in the Entrepreneurship Curriculum”. Jackie has published and presented her Entrepreneurship education and LTA research both internationally and in the UK, such as at the Barcelona EFMD Entrepreneurship Conference (Appropriate Methodologies for Entrepreneurship Education) and the Scottish QAA International Enhancement Themes Conferences in 2015 and 2017.
At Edinburgh Napier University she is programme leader for the online MSc Business Management Suite of Programmes and module leader for Managing Innovation.
An extract from Jackie’s PhD, looking at the Design and Adoption of Mobile Technology by Mobile Workers, was published by Springer as a book Chapter in Mobile Virtual Work: a New Paradigm.
Jackie is also a member of the JISC Student Experience Experts Group and founding member of the Charity Board initiative steering group with RSM and Santander, which trains students to take up board positions on local charities.