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Annual Conference 2010 Future Students

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Future Students

 

 

The demography and demands of students are likely to change in the coming year and this track aims to look at some of the challenges this will bring to teaching and learning. Topics include student engagement, employability, enterprise, work based learning, internships, partnerships with business and employers.

 

To explore topics within this theme in more detail, please follow the links below to browse existing content

or to share content and links of your own.

 

 

Student engagement 

Employability

Enterprise  

Work based learning

Internships

Partnerships with business and

employers

 

 

Download the conference handbook, which contains abstracts of the presentations,

descriptions of the themes, and biographies of the speakers and panellists

 

Visit the Academy's website to download all conference papers from the Future Students track 

 

 

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Student Engagement

 

 For more information on the work the Academy does relating to student engagement,

please see the student engagement section of the Academy's website.

 

 

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Click on the links below to search EvidenceNet for content relating to student engagement:

 

 Resources

Events

Networks

 

Relevant content includes:

 

Selected resources

 

Hepplestone S, Parkin H, Irwin B, Holden G, Thorpe L (2010)

Report on a project which evaluated how a range of technical interventions might enhance student engagement with feedback.

 

Johnson M and Denise Robson (2009)

This study examines whether clickers affect learning in an introductory economics course when introduced on a limited 'quizzing' basis in a traditional lecture course

 

Boyle S (2010)

This case study describes the development of an accessible online e-mentor support system for post-graduate pharmacists who are undertaking the PgDip OSPAP conversion course.

 

Little B, Locke W, Scesa A, Williams R (2009)

This is a report from a study concerned with institutional and student union processes and practices which seek to inform and enhance the collective student learning experience.

 

Useful links

 

  • QAA: pages on student engagement

 

 

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Employability

 

For more information on the work the Academy does relating to employability,

please see the employability and employee learning section of the Academy's website.

 

 

 

Evidence Net logo

 

Click on the links below to search EvidenceNet for content relating to employability:

 

 Resources

Events

Networks

 

Relevant content includes:

 

Selected resources

 

Kemp S (2008)

This paper investigates whether the practice of embedding employability and employer engagement into the curriculum can lead to beneficial outcomes for students, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), participant organisations, and employers.

 

Costley C et al (2009)

This literature review of work-based learning provides a commentary of the pedagogical issues relating to work-based learning.

 

CBI (2009)

This report illustrates how universities and business can work together to help equip graduates for their future working lives.

 

Relevant events

 

07/09/2010-09/09/2010

 

Useful links

 

 

 

  • E-evolve project: By developing a distinctive curriculum with reference to professional practice, this project (at the University of Central Lancashire) seeks to ensure excellence in the development of knowledgeable, capable and employable graduates.

 

 

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Enterprise

 

 For more information on the work the Academy does relating to enterprise,

please visit the Enterprise and Entrepreneurship pages of the Academy's website.

 

Evidence Net logo

Click on the links below to search EvidenceNet for content relating to enterprise:

 

 Resources

Events

Networks

 

Relevant content includes:

 

Selected resources

 

Price A et al. (2009) 

This report discusses the changing shape of higher education through the impact of enterprise within the curriculum and its potential impact upon the design of HEIs.  

 

HM Treasury and Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (2008)

 This strategy sets out the Government's renewed enterprise vision to make the UK the most enterprising economy in the world and the best place to start and grow a business, in response to the opportunities provided by increasing globalisation.

 

Cumming J (2010)

This article argues that a broader and more holistic conception of doctoral education is required to accommodate the changing nature of the doctoral interface - the points where education, training, research, work and career development intersect.

 

Rose S (2008)

This project supported Somerset College in developing the curriculum via the use of mobile communications technologies.

 

 

Relevant events

 

          01/09/2010-03/09/2010

 

Useful links

 

  • Institute for Enterprise CETL: This CETL aims to make Leeds Metropolitan University the first choice for students seeking enterprise teaching and learning, by working alongside an inclusive enterprise education community of academics, students, entrepreneurs, business support professionals and employers.

 

 

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Work Based Learning

 

 

For more information on the work the Academy does relating to work based learning and employer engagement,

please see the employability and employee learning section of the Academy's website.

 

 

Evidence Net logo

 

Click on the links below to search EvidenceNet for content relating to work based learning:

 

 Resources

Events

Networks

 

Relevant content includes:

 

Selected resources

 

 Lester S and Costely C (2009)

This article examines the recent developments in the field of work-based learning as part of university practice.

 

Nicholls M (2008)     

A compilation of research reports, commissiond by Kent and Medway to provide intelligence on successful models of employer engagement and

work-based learning.

 

Hillier Y (2009)

This paper attempts to capture innovative ways that VET practitioners practise their profession in response to the changing face of vocational learning.

 

Graham S; Rhodes G; Shiel G (2006)

This conference paper uses the work based learning programme at Northumbria University to describe what makes for a suitable environment for

critical reflection to take place

 

Young D and Garnett J (2009)

These are the conference proceedings from the third conference in the Work-based Learning Futures series, held in Derby in April 2009.

 

Relevant Events

 

11/11/2010-12/11/2010

 

 

Useful links

 

  • The SupraNetwork: A Network of colleagues interested in employer engagement and employee learning.

 

  • Centre for Excellence in Work Based Learning: the CEWBL aims to maximise the impact of excellent practice in Work Based Learning within Middlesex University and to provide a catalyst for dissemination of good practice with other Centres for Excellence and The Higher Education Academy.

 

 

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Internships

 

 

For more information on the work the Academy does to support internships,

please see the employabiltiy and employee learning pages on the Academy's website.

 

 

Evidence Net logo

 

Click on the links below to search EvidenceNet for content relating to internships:

 

 Resources

Events

Networks

 

Relevant content includes:

 

Selected Resources 

 

Conley Tylera M and Bretherton D (2006)

This article describes an internship program as an example of how a program that integrates theory and practice might be implemented within a university context.

 

Smith M, Brooks S, Lichtenberg A, McIlveen P and Torjul P (2009)

This paper describes a project which scopes the theoretical and practical relationships between career development learning and work-integrated learning in higher education.

 

This research paper reports on an investigation into whether assessment during medical internship by a portfolio can combine reliability and feasibility.

 

 

Useful links

 

 

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Partnerships with business and employers

  

 

For more information on the work the Academy does relating to partnerships with business and employers,

please see the employer engagement pages on the Academy's website.

 

 

Evidence Net logo

 

Click on the links below to search EvidenceNet for content relating to partnerships with business and employers:

 

 Resources

Events

Networks

 

Relevant content includes:

 

Selected resources

 

Arlett C and Dales R (2008)

The Engage project brought together 20 partners from the pre-existing engineering network. This report describes the activities
of four working groups formed as part of the project.

 

Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network (2008)

This is a case study of a module run at Westminster Kingsway College which aims to improve employability of undergraduate students and invlove employers in the assessment process.

 

Useful links

 

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