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The presenters will discuss how they worked together toco-deliver the first year Media Production compulsory module ‘Technology Fundamentals’. The session will cover: Rationale for this delivery method; what was delivered and how; and views from the academic and careers adviser … Continue reading
The presenter will talk about his own #DMUglobal experience of running a faculty-led field trip to Copenhagen. Many of the soft skills desired by employers can be developed on an international experience.
The percentage of graduates achieving a 2:1 or 1st has never been higher, and this has created increased competition for graduate jobs. This presentation gives DMU staff an insight into what assessors at large companies really look for when they … Continue reading
The speaker will outline how the experience of organising this annual festival equips Arts and Festivals Management students with practical skills that translate directly into enhancing their employability within the sector.
Feedback from students tells us that they find engagement with alumni to be highly interesting, motivating and inspiring–over and above other types of speakers. This talk presents ways to engage with alumni for the benefit of current students’ employability.
The founder of Fox’s Lair discusses the success of this innovative module where students develop creative ideas in teams and pitch these to the Foxes, a mix of entrepreneurial business people with experience in a huge variety of sectors who … Continue reading
SquareMile uses academic expertise and a network of student volunteers to offer potentially life-changing services in Leicester. This presentation highlights Square Mile’s current drive to increase the number of students working as mentors in schools within the local community.
This presentation will explain the rationale behind the level 5 module “Politics in Action”. It will focus especially on the value of reflection as a tool to support students to evaluate, develop, and enhance their employability.
Jenny discusses in detail the Distance Learning MSc IS/ISR that she has devised and developed over a few years. She explains how she delivers and communicates via the Blackboard platform. She also outlines the use of discussion boards for inter-students … Continue reading