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  • York Street, Belfast Campus

    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

  • 7 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20122015
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Biography

Mrs Brenda McCarron is a lecturer in hospitality, HRM and leadership within the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management. In addition, she is the Collaborative Courses Co-ordinator for hospitality, tourism and events within the Ulster University Business School.Brenda studied for a degree in hospitality management. Following graduation, she worked in the local hospitality and events industry; before returning to university to complete a Postgraduate Certificate in Education in 1995 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education in 1997. She was awarded the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Professional Qualification in 2003 and completed an MSc in Human Resource Management in 2007. She is a Fellow of both the Higher Education Academy and the University’s Centre for Higher Education and Research Practice.Brenda commenced her lecturing career at the NI Hotel and Catering College in 1995, before joining the University in 2002. Her research interests at subject level lie in the challenges and opportunities facing human resource management within the hospitality and tourism industry.Her pedagogic research interests are currently focused on the use of digital technology for enhancing teaching and learning, assessment and feedback and she has published in this field. Her main teaching disciplines include Human Resource Management and Leadership within the service industries at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.Brenda is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Council of Hospitality Management Education (CHME).

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student Social Sciences
learning environment Social Sciences
staff Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
best practice Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
action research Social Sciences
education Social Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2015

  • 7 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 9 Conference contribution
  • 4 Article
  • 2 Other contribution

Play, pause, stop, rewind - Supervising final year projects using audio feedback via the VLE - experiences, reflections and practicalities.

Carruthers, C., McCarron, B., Bolan, P., Devine, A. & McMahon-Beattie, U., May 2015, Unknown Host Publication. 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

learning environment
experience
staff
student
digital media

Build, edit, submit, share: The use of e-portfolios for more effcetive engagement with student led seminars in hospitality, tourism and events programmes

Carruthers, C., McCarron, B. & Burns, A., 28 May 2014, Unknown Host Publication. 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Build, edit, submit, share: The use of e-portfolios to encourage collaboration in student led semianrs

Carruthers, C., McCarron, B. & Burns, AA., 23 Jan 2014, Unknown Host Publication. 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

student
learning
staff
self-study
reflexivity
Teaching
learning
best practice
learning environment
student
Teaching
learning
student
tutor
best practice

Prizes

Best paper

Clare Carruthers (Recipient), Brenda Mc Carron (Recipient), Adrian Devine (Recipient), Peter Bolan (Recipient) & Una Mc Mahon-Beattie (Recipient), 10 May 2015

Prize

Education
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