Work Experience Joint Study
09/01/2017 - 04/09/2017
The Work Experience Joint Study investigates computing students’
experiences of getting and completing placements, internships, and other work
experience. The aim of the research is to explore student self-identity and
identity adaptation among diverse students in two UK universities, with a view
to increasing the reach and effectiveness of employability interventions.
Work Experience Joint Study is a Research - Other Sources project funded by Teaching Fellows Grant.
Carried out in collaboration with and others.
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This study investigates the impacts of student placements from the perspectives of computing graduates, in Scotland. The aim is to gather graduate perspectives on: the impact of work experience on people’s work and working life since graduation;the placement process, with hindsight;the...
The project aims to create 1500 paid placement opportunities for computing students studying in any Scottish university or college over the 5 year project. We are also researching student, graduate and employer perspectives on work placements.
To explore the outcomes of 2012 to 2015 Graduate Employability Project, within a theoretical framework focused on identity theory.
Evaluate the impacts and processes of the new Graduate Level Apprenticeship programmes in the School of Computing Measure the extent to which the intervention has met its various aims;Identify impacts on student participants;Identify outcomes for other stakeholders (e.g.
Associate Students study at college (e.g. for an HND), then enter university directly into 3rd year. They are given access to university resources and academic support during their college years. The ASP team are working with partner colleges to improve students' transition from college to...
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