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Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”

Journal Article
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Bacon, L., & Mackinnon, L. (2019)
Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 40(3), 324-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2018.1489219
A recent UK Government commissioned study found concerning levels of unemployment among computing students from disadvantaged, black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The study...

A framework for the transformation of the incumbent creative industries in a digital age.

Conference Proceeding
Rudman, H., Benyon, D., & Hall, H. (2015)
A framework for the transformation of the incumbent creative industries in a digital age. In V. Albino, J. C. Spender, & G. Schiuma (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics, (1391-1403
Purpose - New business models emerged within the creative industries when advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) altered the patterns of cultural consum...

Can Pay, Should Pay? Comparing employer and student outcomes of paid and unpaid work opportunities

Presentation / Conference
Smith, C. F., 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
In a time of high youth unemployment, when relevant work experience is often cited as the most important factor in finding a graduate job, computing students are being advised...

Can pay, should pay? Exploring paid and unpaid work opportunities from employer and student perspectives.

Conference Proceeding
Caddell, M., McIlwhan, R., Irving, C., Smith, C. F., & Smith, S. (2012)
Can pay, should pay? Exploring paid and unpaid work opportunities from employer and student perspectives
Within current university-focused discussions around how to enhance and support student employability, considerable emphasis has been placed on gaining work experience, either...

From Skills Development to Skills Use and Articulation: Insights from the Interface Between University and Work.

Presentation / Conference
Caddell, M., Smith, S., & Boyle, F. (2012, March)
From Skills Development to Skills Use and Articulation: Insights from the Interface Between University and Work. Paper presented at QAA Enhancement Themes, Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh
Much work has been dedicated to how universities define graduate attributes and how they can help their students develop these academic abilities, personal qualities and skill...

Tagore's School and Methodology: Classrooms Without Walls

Journal Article
Kane, T. (2016)
Tagore's School and Methodology: Classrooms Without Walls. Gitanjali and Beyond, 1(1), 83. https://doi.org/10.14297/gnb.1.1.83-101
This paper argues that Rabindranath Tagore, a very practical man, developed a distinctive and successful educational methodology over the course of his work in educational sys...

Young innovators in the digital era. In: The guide to the tools for research of youth in the migrant communities

Other
Pawluczuk, A. (2017)
Young innovators in the digital era. In: The guide to the tools for research of youth in the migrant communities. Warsaw
No abstract available.

Building Employer Partnerships: a regional placement perspective.

Presentation / Conference
Smith, S., & Smith, C. F. (2013, July)
Building Employer Partnerships: a regional placement perspective. Paper presented at HEA Annual Conference, University of Warwick
The case for paid placements as transformational for students has been made; indeed the Wilson report (A Review of Business- University Collaboration, http://www.gov.uk) exhor...

The Perceptions of Postgraduate International Students of Examinations

Journal Article
Cruickshank, P. (2016)
The Perceptions of Postgraduate International Students of Examinations. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 4(3), https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v4i3.200
The increasing internationalisation of higher education means that many students in the UK are not native English speakers, possibly putting them at a disadvantage in an exami...

Book review of "The critical assessment of research: traditional and new methods of evaluation".

Journal Article
Hall, H. (2011)
Book review of "The critical assessment of research: traditional and new methods of evaluation". Library & Information Science Research, 33(3), 256. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2011.04.002