Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, S. & Smith, C. (2017, December). Placement or practicalities? Barriers and disincentives to work experience, as reported by computing students. Paper presented at Society for Research Into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference, Newport, Wales
Having relevant work experience, such as a placement or internship, is valued by employers in the technology sector and can improve employment outcomes for computing graduates...
Smith, C. & Smith, S. (2016, September). Matching and mismatch: understanding employer expectations of work placement applicants. Paper presented at ACEN, Sydney, Australia
The success and sustainability of work-integrated learning (WIL) is an abiding concern for universities, as institutions seek to mainstream WIL within academic programmes. A ...
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
Universities are adopting institution-wide projects designed to enhance opportunities for student work placements and work-related learning across all subject disciplines, as ...
Caddell, M. (2014, April). Internships - volunteer, worker, employee or something else?. Paper presented at Socio-Legal Studies Association 2014 Conference, Aberdeen
Caddell, M. (2014, May). Supporting reflection and skills articulation: insights from third sector internships Scotland. Paper presented at Open University in Scotland Learning and Teaching Conference 2014, Scotland
Caddell, M. (2012, March). University - third sector collaboration that make a difference: enhancing student employability, supporting voluntary sector development. Paper presented at University Association of Lifelong Learning Conference, University of Cambridge
Caddell, M. (2014, April). Learning enhancement in action. Poster presented at The Open University 'Learn About Fair', Milton Keynes
Caddell, M. & Boyle, F. (2015, June). Making internships work: a practical workshop to getting started... and getting it right. Presented at QAA Enhancement Theme Conference, Edinburgh
Caddell, M. (2014, December). Making internships meaningful: the challenge of encouraging reflection and skills articulation. Presented at SRHE Annual Conference 10-12 December 2014, Newport, South Wales
In recent years considerable emphasis has been placed on embedding employability and skills development in core university curriculum content as well as providing additional s...
Caddell, M. & Chatterton, P. (2014, July). Implementing flexible curricula. Presented at The Academic Practice and Technology (ATP) Conference: 'Conncected Learning in an Open World'., London
Caddell, M. & Tudor, R. (2014, June). Learning enhancement on action - the open university in Scotland's DSC overview. Presented at 11th QAA Enhancement Themes Conference, Edinburgh
Caddell, M. (2014, April). Developing Flexible Learner Journeys in Higher Education. Presented at QAA Day Conference, Glasgow
Caddell, M. (2014, February). Youth employment: the benefits of paid internship programmes. Presented at The Gathering 2014, Glasgow
Caddell, M. (2013, June). Flexible curriculum: exploring practice and potential. Presented at Developing and Supporting the Flexible Curriculum Workshop, Edinburgh
Caddell, M. (2013, June). Can't pay, should pay? Exploring paid and unpaid work opportunities from employer and student perspectives. Presented at QAA Enhancement Themes Conference, 2013, Glasgow