Category Archives: V4 – Wider context of HE and professional practice

Introduction to Enterprise & Entrepreneurship – The Fox’s Lair! Dr Ed Thompson & Andrew Nicholson

A first year undergraduate enterprise project strongly linked to SMEs and entrepreneurs. A DMU Leicester Castle Business School submission to AACSB’s ‘Innovations That Inspire’ by Dr Ed Thompson & Andrew Nicholson… AACSB Innovations That Inspire – Fox’s Lair

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Promoting Undergraduate Research: Dr Alison Statham

In Partnership with the Political Studies Association, DMU Leicester Castle Business School (LCBS) launched a national undergraduate research conference in Politics, International Relations, and related disciplines. A DMU Leicester Castle Business School submission to AACSB’s ‘Innovations That Inspire’ by Dr … Continue reading

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BusinessWorks: Student-led Community Projects: Dr Robert Bradshaw

These student-led projects provide a method to capture skills and knowledge from across the university to provide creative solutions to live business problems. A DMU Leicester Castle Business School submission to AACSB’s ‘Innovations That Inspire’ by Dr Robert Bradshaw… AACSB … Continue reading

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Threshold Concepts: Rachel Wells

Rachel reflects on the barriers to learning challenging language and use of knowledge in the stressful profession of Midwifery. She discusses the use of Experiential Learning in a safe environment in developing student progress over Thresholds to enable Transformative learning. … Continue reading

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Fostering Compassion, Courage and Compassion in Mental Health Nursing Students: Barry Farnsworth

This is a useful clip of the development of Barry’s approach to students studying the sensitive work of Mental Health Nursing. He evaluates the characteristics students need to develop to be able to be effective practitioners in the field. This … Continue reading

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Information Literacies and Professional Students: Ros Lishman

Ros Lishman outlines the importance of effective Information Literacies in enhancing the knowledge and skills of professional students. It is clear that effective on line resources and support for part time students who are enhancing their work skills and personal … Continue reading

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Student Engagement and Employability: Alasdair Blair

This is useful resource as Alasdair Blair clearly identifies how he successfully covers the UKPSF criteria in terms: of initiating programme changes; placing student needs at the centre of these changes; using appropriate technology as a tool; using scholarly support … Continue reading

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Student Centred Learning Styles and Simulations: Dr Alison Statham

This clip outlines an inspiring example of experiential approaches to understanding theory and practice.  The Experiential and Constructionist learning styles are student centred pedagogic methods which allow the learner to be challenged.  These approaches aim to foster reflective learning and … Continue reading

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The Webinar: Caroline Coles

The innovation, of using an ‘interactive on-line learning’ pedagogic approach to developing Postgraduate Research skills, is supported effectively by Caroline Coles in this presentation. She briefly outlines her pedagogic theory of the Bloom Taxonomy, Biggs, Kolb and Krathwold behind her … Continue reading

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Student Centred Professional Skills Development: Dr Jon Waterfield

Within the study of Pharmacy, Jon Waterfield presents his innovation of student centred learning with the interaction with ‘real life’ practitioners. In this competence based pedagogic approach there is the contextualisation of the subject content. It is ‘situated learning’ whereby … Continue reading

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