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Assessing transferable skills in student-led seminars: a case study.

In a general context of redefinition of the role of universities, the University of Nottingham has operated a shift since the… (501 word resource by Mikael Jamin, School of Modern Languages & Cultures: September 2005).


Development of transferable skills in science students.

Beyond the development of subject-specific skills and knowledge, there is a need for Universities to instill in their students, … (458 word resource by Beth Coyle et al.: January 2007).


Developing an understanding of the acquisition of students' key skills.

Embedding key skills in Higher Education (HE) is paramount as employers seek graduates that are adaptable and work effectively as … (425 word resource by Catherine Moore et al.: September 2006).


Evaluation of key skills teaching: student, teacher and employer perspectives.

Effective university teaching and learning extends beyond the development of skills and knowledge in specific subject domains.… (491 word resource by Stavroula Leka et al.: September 2004).


An evaluation of portfolio use within the School of Nursing.

Every student in the school of nursing has to produce a portfolio. However, it is unclear what sense students make of this… (383 word resource by Stuart Nairn et al.: January 2004).


Exploring the value and significance of project-based learning environments.

The traditional curriculum suffers from overloading students with information and an excessive emphasis on memorisation. Students… (430 word resource by Hichem Trache, Department of Architecture and the Built Environment: September 2004).


Graduate qualities: transferable skills and intercultural competence.

I think the thing that the best university students do in my view and what marks them out, is that they ask …

3 min 54s video by David Clarke et al. (November 2009)


Interprofessional teaching of communication skills.

Background Communication skills are essential for all healthcare professionals when interacting with patients. Improving their … (341 word resource by Simon Conroy et al.: September 2006).


Involving qualified professionals in lab-based practicals.

Video playing: "The equipment you will need is clippers, swabs, antisceptic scrub and surgical spirit, methods of …

2 min 12s video by Sarah Freeman et al. (August 2009)


The learning objective/outcome loop: does the student believe they've developed the skills you wanted them to learn?

Learning outcomes represent the skills which a student has developed as a result of their study and wider participation in a… (471 word resource by David Cook, School of Biosciences: September 2005).


Purposes of student-led seminars: development of transferable skills.

I wanted to ask you about seminars and seminar teaching. What is it you actually want your students to gain from participating…

2 min 21s video by Nick Thomas, School of History (June 2007)


Student perceptions of alternative assessment methods: the class participation scheme.

Diversification of assessment methods entails the possibility of employing not only the traditional essays and examinations, but… (401 word resource by Olympia Bekou, School of Law: September 2005).


Trigger exams: assessing decision making.

And we have innovative assessments, such as the DVD trigger examination, which I introduced with colleagues a year ago, and …

1 min 17s video by Paul Crawford, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy (April 2008)


Using problem-based learning to develop critical thinking skills.

Another benefit of the structure we have of working through a case in three group meetings, and obviously they do quite a…

2 min 11s video by Paul Garrud et al. (March 2008)

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