employability ()

Projects

Graduate Outcomes (GO)
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...
Work Experience Joint Study
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...

Publications

Smith, S., Smith, C., Taylor-Smith, E., Fotheringham, J., Dencer-Brown, I. (2016, June). Exploring student identity through a university-wide graduate employability initiative. Paper presented at WACE International Research Symposium, Victoria, Canada.

Smith, C., Smith, S. (2016, September). Matching and mismatch: understanding employer expectations of work placement applicants. Paper presented at ACEN, Sydney, Australia.

Crawford, J., Irving, C. (2014). Information literacy, policy issues and employability. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Comparative Studies, Volume 1, (No. 2), 8—25.

Crawford, J., Irving, C. (2011). Information literacy in the workplace and the employability agenda. In: Walton, G., Pope, A. (Eds.) Information Literacy: Infiltrating the agenda, challenging minds, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Chandos.