Name: James Stuart Pounder
Email: james.pounder@fnu.ac.fj
Position: Pro-Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching
Section: Administration

Prior to joining FNU in 2018, Professor Pounder was Director of Teaching and Learning at Lingnan University in Hong Kong, a top 100 university in Asia. He has held a variety of senior posts in academia both in Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates at the Provost, Associate Provost, Dean and Head of Department levels. He is a registered Quality Assurance Council Accreditor for the University Grants Committee and a Specialist Accreditor for the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. Professor Pounder commenced his role as Acting Vice-Chancellor on Monday, 23 March 2020.

Pounder, J. S., Stoffell, P & Choi, E. (2018) Transformational Classroom and Workplace Engagement: Exploring the Relationship in Hong Kong, Quality Assurance in Education,  https://doi.org/10.1108/QAE-07-2017-0046.

Pounder, J. S., Ho, E. & Groves, J. (2015) Faculty-Student Engagement in Teaching Observation and Evaluation: A Hong Kong Initiative, Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Educationhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2015.1071779.

Pounder, J. S. (2014) Quality Teaching Through Transformational Classroom Leadership, Quality Assurance in Education, 22(3), 273-285.

Pounder, J. S. and Al Sakka, M. (2010) Towards a Model Curriculum for Graduate Human Resource Management Studies: A Case Study from the United Arab Emirates, Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, 3(1), 15-28.

Pounder, J. S. (2009) Transformational Classroom Leadership: A Basis for Academic Staff Development, Journal of Management Development, 28(4), 317-325.

Askary, S., Pounder, J. S. and Yazdifar, H. (2008) Influence of Culture on Accounting Uniformity Among Arabic Nations, Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, 1(2), 145-154.

Pounder, J. S. (2008) Transformational Leadership: Practicing What We Teach In the Management Classroom, Journal of Education for Business, 84(1), 2-6.

Pounder, J. S. (2008) Full Range Classroom Leadership: Implications for the Cross Organizational and Cross Cultural Applicability of the Transformational-Transactional Paradigm, Leadership, 4(2), 115-135.

Pounder, J. S. (2008) Transformational Classroom Leadership: A Novel Approach to Evaluating Classroom Performance, Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 33(3), 233-243.

Gallant, M. and Pounder. J. S. (2008) The Employment of Female Nationals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE): An Analysis of Opportunities and Barriers, Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues. 1(1), 26-33.

Book Chapter:

Book chapter Pounder J.S. (2018) Measuring Student Success: A Value-Added Approach. In: Fardoun H., Downing K., Mok M. (eds) The Future of Higher Education in the Middle East and Africa. Springer, Cham.
 

Conference Papers:

J. S. Pounder., P. J. Stoffell., & Choi Kwok Yiu, Edward (2017) Transformational Classroom Leadership and Workplace Engagement: Exploring the Relationship in Hong Kong. Presented at the Seventh QS Middle East and African Professional Leaders in Education Conference and Exhibition, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, 1 – 4 May.

J. S. Pounder (2016)  Creating Global Citizens Through Liberal Arts Education. Presented at the Twelfth QS Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education Conference and Exhibition, Putraya, Malaysia, Nov 22-24.

Pounder, J. S., (with Ho, E) 2014. Implementing a Student Consultation Programme at Lingnan University, Paper Presented at the HERDSA Conference entitled ‘Higher Education in a Globalised World, Hong Kong Baptist University, July, 7-10, 2014.

Pounder, J. S., (with Snell, R., Loo, A., Chong, J., Chong, T.) (2013). A Programme Outcomes Management System (POMS) for Academic Quality Assurance, Paper Presented at the eLearning Forum Asia, Hong Kong Baptist University, May 29-31, 2013.

Leadership, managerialism in higher education, organisational behaviour and strategic management.