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Seeking Compassion in the Measured University: Generosity, Collegiality and Competition in Academic Practice

Journal Article
Caddell, M., & Wilder, K. (2018)
Seeking Compassion in the Measured University: Generosity, Collegiality and Competition in Academic Practice. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 6(3), 14-23
In the context of league tables, national student surveys and increasing competition for students and resources, measurement and comparison is an ever-present – and ever more ...

From work-integrated learning to learning-integrated work: motivations and apprehensions of Graduate Apprentices

Conference Proceeding
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C., & Varey, A. (2018)
From work-integrated learning to learning-integrated work: motivations and apprehensions of Graduate Apprentices. In Proceedings of the 3rdInternational Research Symposium on Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education, Stuttgart, Germany, 199-207
Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) degrees bring new collaborations between universities and employers and new opportunities for apprentices—to gain a university degree, while also ...

Placement or practicalities? Barriers and disincentives to work experience, as reported by computing students

Presentation / Conference
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...

Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings.

Report
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017)
Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
This report presents the findings of a small-scale study designed and undertaken by the researchers between October 2016 and February 2017. The research was commissioned by th...

Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal.

Book Chapter
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal
Nepal has experienced an increase in intercountry adoption in recent years. Following the opening up of authorisation to arrange adoptions, the number of child centres offerin...

Exploring student identity through a university-wide graduate employability initiative

Presentation / Conference
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 ...

Interns are the future for the third sector.

Other
Caddell, M. (2015)
Interns are the future for the third sector. http://www.scotsman.com/news/interns-are-the-future-for-the-third-sector-1-3883460

Making internships work: a practical workshop to getting started... and getting it right.

Presentation / Conference
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

Making internships meaningful: the challenge of encouraging reflection and skills articulation.

Presentation / Conference
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...

Implementing flexible curricula.

Presentation / Conference
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