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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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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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High Street the VLE Community: Dr Rob Weale & Bernadette Gregory

Rob discusses the technical development of High Street as a Virtual Learning Environment built within Blackboard platform. It is a flexible tool that can be continually adapted to include updates in the field of the NHS and Social Welfare. The … Continue reading

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e-Portfolios and Reflective Journals: Ros Lishman

Ros discusses how Reflective Journals are embedded into the professional Housing courses and how they are used to evaluate real work scenarios and enhance skills.  These journals are a compulsory element of her courses but they are now in the … 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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Teaching and Assessing Troublesome Knowledge: Dr Nicola Ward

Dr Ward reflects on the challenges of teaching a subject that students do not immediately see as relevant to their chosen path of study and future profession in Pharmacy.  Being mindful of the diverse student group and the diverse client … Continue reading

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Fostering Intrinsic Motivation in Students: Bernadette Waldron

Bernadette reflects on fostering intrinsic motivation of nursing students, through Active and Experiential Learning.  She discusses the use of Emotional Intelligence methodology to develop their professional skills within the sensitive world of nursing. She discusses how she has changed her … 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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Students organising the Cultural Exchanges Festival: Tony Graves

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.

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