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Innovative approaches to event management education in career development: a study of student experiences

Journal Article
Robinson, R., Barron, P., & Solnet, D. (2008)
Innovative approaches to event management education in career development: a study of student experiences. Journal of hospitality, leisure, sport & tourism education, 7, 4-17. https://doi.org/10.3794/johlste.71.170
As the tourism industry matures, so too do career opportunities in its various sectors. This paper reports on a study of graduands preparing for tourism and event management c...

Individualised care for women with assisted conception pregnancies and midwifery practice implications: An analysis of the existing research and current practice

Journal Article
Younger, M., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Choucri, L. (2015)
Individualised care for women with assisted conception pregnancies and midwifery practice implications: An analysis of the existing research and current practice. Midwifery, 31(2), 265-270. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2014.06.008
Objective: the aim is to explore the psychosocial needs of women who are pregnant after assisted conception, specifically in vitro fertilisation and whether their needs are be...

Improving understanding of teaching strategies perceived by interprofessional learning (IPL) lecturers to enhance students’ formulation of multidisciplinary roles: an exploratory qualitative study.

Journal Article
Dalrymple, L., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Smith, W. (2013)
Improving understanding of teaching strategies perceived by interprofessional learning (IPL) lecturers to enhance students’ formulation of multidisciplinary roles: an exploratory qualitative study. Journal of research in interprofessional practice and education, 3, 78-91
Background: interprofessional learning (IPL) is an educational process intended to equip health and social care students with appropriate knowledge, skills, and attitudes for ...

In the shadow of the Commonwealth: legal education and democratisation in Bhutan.

Presentation / Conference
Whitecross, R. W. (2015, April)
In the shadow of the Commonwealth: legal education and democratisation in Bhutan. Paper presented at Commonwealth Law Legal Education 2015 Conference, Glasgow, Scotland
Bhutan, located to the north east of India is not part of the Commonwealth. However, during the early 20th century the British colonial administration developed close ties wit...

International Students' First Encounters with Exams in the UK: Superficially Similar But Deeply Different

Journal Article
Pilcher, N., Smith, K., & Riley, J. (2013)
International Students' First Encounters with Exams in the UK: Superficially Similar But Deeply Different. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2013(1), 1-13
Although end of course exams remain a key mode of assessment in higher education, little research has focused on international students' experiences of exams. There seems to b...

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...

Future strategy for higher education with specific reference to Scottish universities.

Thesis
Muthaya, K. Future strategy for higher education with specific reference to Scottish universities. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6197
The developed economies are now considered to be entering the growth phase of knowledge-based economic activity. The universities are increasingly seen as a critical vehicle f...

Fresh thinking about academic development: authentic, transformative, disruptive?

Journal Article
Loads, D., & Campbell, F. (2015)
Fresh thinking about academic development: authentic, transformative, disruptive?. International Journal for Academic Development, 20, 355-369. https://doi.org/10.1080/1360144X.2015.1083866
We highlight three ways of conceptualising and enacting academic development: firstly as authentic, practice-based activity, secondly in terms of a new transformative paradigm...

From Interest to Decision: A Comparative Exploration of Student Attitudes and Pathways to Co-op Programs in the United States and the United Kingdom

Journal Article
Ramirez, N., Smith, S., Smith, C. F., Berg, T., Strubel, B., Ohland, M., & Main, J. (2016)
From Interest to Decision: A Comparative Exploration of Student Attitudes and Pathways to Co-op Programs in the United States and the United Kingdom. International Journal of Engineering Education, 32(5A), 1867-1878
Cooperative education programs (co-op) play a vital role in developing engineering and computing students’ applied technological skills and professional self-confidence. Never...

Getting the Message: supporting students’ transition from Higher National to degree level study and the role of mobile technologies.

Journal Article
Fotheringham, J., & Alder, E. (2012)
Getting the Message: supporting students’ transition from Higher National to degree level study and the role of mobile technologies. Electronic Journal of eLearning, 10, 331-341
In this paper, we explore roles that mobile technologies can play in supporting students’ transition to second and third year of university degree study, specifically along ar...