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Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project

Journal Article
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Fotheringham, J. (2019)
Towards graduate employment: exploring student identity through a university-wide employability project. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 43(5), 628-640. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2017.1390077
Students have expectations of their university education leading to graduate careers, with universities investing considerable resources in institution-wide initiatives design...

PGCert-2014 Academic Paper and Pedagogy model outline

Presentation / Conference
Sheykhkanloo, N. M. (2014, October)
PGCert-2014 Academic Paper and Pedagogy model outline. Paper presented at Teaching and Learning Enhancement Conference
This paper aims to explore the development of the Abertay Graduate Attributes (AGAs) into one of the computing modules, Issues in Network Security, for third year digital fore...

Taking education for granted: the role of placement in computing science

Presentation / Conference
Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., & Gemma, W. (2017, June)
Taking education for granted: the role of placement in computing science. Presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
The importance of placements and internships was highlighted in the 2016 Shadbolt Review of Computer Science Degree Accreditation and Graduate Employability – indeed the secon...

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
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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...

Contextualising higher education assessment task words with an ‘anti-glossary’ approach

Journal Article
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2014)
Contextualising higher education assessment task words with an ‘anti-glossary’ approach. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 27(5), 604-625. doi:10.1080/09518398.2013.805443
Key ‘generic’ assessment task words such as ‘discuss’ and ‘critically evaluate’ are integral to higher education assessment. Although sources such as study skills guides give ...

Can pay, should pay? Exploring employer and student perceptions of paid and unpaid placements

Journal Article
Smith, S., Smith, C., & Caddell, M. (2015)
Can pay, should pay? Exploring employer and student perceptions of paid and unpaid placements. Active learning in higher education, 16(2), 149-164. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469787415574049
Students can benefit from applying their emerging skillsets through a work placement, both in terms of consolidating their learning and in gaining a better appreciation of the...

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...

Avoiding dialogues of non-discovery through promoting dialogues of discovery.

Journal Article
Richards, K., & Pilcher, N. (2015)
Avoiding dialogues of non-discovery through promoting dialogues of discovery. Dialogic Pedagogy, 3, 43-64. https://doi.org/10.5195/dpj.2015.101
International students and direct entrants—those entering a higher year of a degree—often come from socio-economic or cultural backgrounds different from traditional students,...