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Measuring changes in groupworking skills in undergraduate students after employer involvement in group skill development

Journal Article
Laybourn, P., Goldfinch, J., Graham, J., MacLeod, L. & Stewart, S. (2001)
Measuring changes in groupworking skills in undergraduate students after employer involvement in group skill development. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. 26, 367-380. ISSN 0260-2938
Examined changes in students' group skills before and after employer feedback and in students receiving and not receiving feedback, and the relationship between skill level an...

Student and staff perceptions of the use of multiple choice testing in higher education assessments.

Conference Proceeding
Penny, K. I., & Brodie, J. (2014)
Student and staff perceptions of the use of multiple choice testing in higher education assessments. In E-Learning at work and the workplace: EDEN 2014 Annual Conference, 23
Introduction Multiple choice questions (MCQs) are commonly used in higher education assessments and their use has increased alongside the availability of information and compu...

Widening access and learner diversity in health & social care: lessons from practice teaching.

Journal Article
Greig, J., & MacKenzie, R. (2007)
Widening access and learner diversity in health & social care: lessons from practice teaching. The Journal of practice teaching in health and social work, 7(3), 43-48. https://doi.org/10.1921/19642
The attempt to recruit non-traditional students to health and social work is not just to compensate for the decreased availability of traditional students but because it is so...

Online assessment and checking of SQL: detecting and preventing plagiarism.

Conference Proceeding
Russell, G. & Cumming, A. (2005)
Online assessment and checking of SQL: detecting and preventing plagiarism. ISBN 0-9541927-8-8
The automatic checking of online assessments and tutorials offers a significant advantage to students. Such students can work out-of-hours, from home or work, managing their o...

Napier University & Greengables Community Education Centre: partnership working to increase access to Higher Education

Journal Article
Greig, J., & MacKenzie, R. (2008)
Napier University & Greengables Community Education Centre: partnership working to increase access to Higher Education. Community Health Exchange E-bulletin, 120,
One key approach for improving recruitment to Higher Education and to build social capital is Widening Access. This approach seeks to reduce inequalities in access and our att...

Learning, living and working: experiences of international postgraduate students at a Scottish university.

Journal Article
Barron, P., Baum, T. & Conway, F. (2007)
Learning, living and working: experiences of international postgraduate students at a Scottish university. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. 14, 85-101. doi:10.1375/jhtm.14.2.85. ISSN 1447-6770
International students have, for many years, sought higher education in the United Kingdom (UK) and other major English-speaking destinations (MESDs). Recently, a combination ...

Interacting with assistance dogs and their owners

Journal Article
Fraser, M. (2014)
Interacting with assistance dogs and their owners. Veterinary Record, 175, 292-292. https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.g5780
A GUIDE dog and its owner have been helping veterinary nursing students at Edinburgh Napier University to gain experience of the practicalities of working with assistance dogs...

Five Go To Mozambique.

Digital Artefact
Macdonald, I. (2015)
Five Go To Mozambique
In 2014 five Graphic Design students went to Mossuril, a remote coastal town in north east Mozambique. They had designed branding and marketing materials for two projects set ...

Improving groupworking skills in undergraduates through employer involvement.

Journal Article
Goldfinch, J., Laybourn, P., McLeod, L. & Stewart, S. (1998)
Improving groupworking skills in undergraduates through employer involvement. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. 24, 41-51. doi:10.1080/0260293990240104. ISSN 0260-2938
A project involved employers in the development of teamwork skills of undergraduate accounting students, with the aims of increasing student awareness of group dynamics and pr...

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