Authentic learning and employability

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Case study reflecting on a final year engineering unit focused on developing employability skills. ...
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Case study reflecting on a first year unit focused on developing employability skills for Accounting and Finance students ...
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Case study reflecting on integrating employability support for doctoral students into an existing event. ...
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Case study reflecting on a first year skills unit which embeds the development of employability skills for first year Policy Studies students. ...
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Case study reflecting on a first year unit involving real-world research for second year Geographical Sciences students. ...
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Case study reflecting on a first year tutorials focused on developing employability skills for Chemistry students. ...
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Case study reflecting on Bristol Law Clinic, enabling law students to engage with the 'law in action' . ...
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Case study reflecting on a masters unit focused on developing employability and sustainability skills for marketing students ...
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Case study reflecting on a second year unit focused on developing employability skills for Computer Science students. ...
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Case study reflecting on a second year unit focused on developing employability skills for Anthropology & Archaeology students ...
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The TESTA (Transforming the Experience of Students Through Assessment) project works with programmes at the University to explore how students experience various aspects of their assessment environment, such as the quality of feedback they receive, the split between formative and summative assessment, and how they ...
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Details the Creative Futures open unit which explores futures studies from radically different perspectives: how designers and leaders create visions for the future and how these visions help shape more inclusive, caring and radical futures. We engage with these futures conversations in creative and playful ...
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This case study shares an approach to 'authentic' learning using an example from a unit I direct for first-year Innovation students at the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (the Centre). My teaching approach is participatory, student-led, and grounded in principles of inclusion, civic engagement, and ...
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Alison shares her experience of helping set up a journal club with her students during lockdown, which led to her being nominated for a Bristol Teaching Award. ...
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This case study looks at the experience of 50 second year Physical Geographers on the Research Methods unit who went out in teams to work with local park groups looking at soil and water quality questions. ...
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BILT Student Fellow, discussing his experience of alternative (non-exam) assessments and the lessons that can be learned from this. ...
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BILT Student Fellow Jonny Barnes, interviews Alexia Kirov (MA Medieval Studies) about her experiences of research-based assessments. ...
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James details ways of giving feedback in an authentic context - I have been dwelling on the idea of Authentic Learning for a very long time now, probably as far back as 2003 when I started teaching, having worked for a few years as a ...
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Blog series 'The Office' - find out how James Norman created his own 'company', complete with its own office space in order to teach his Timber Engineering unit. Students worked on real briefs and projects as 'employees' throughout this authentic and unique learning experience. ...
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Blog post and poster for a project looking into support for graduates on the Accelerated Graduate Entry Programme (AGEP), specifically looking at the impact physical and digital space had on learning. ...
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Examples of how the Clinical skills lab at Langford utilies 'Authentic, problem based learning. ...
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Two cows at the gate
Brief outline of the use of a clinical skills lab as an active learning space. ...
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Introduction and ideas on how to use Experiential Learning as a teaching and learning approach. ...
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photo of bristol with colourful houses
The University of Bristol has pledged to make the city a better place1. Our research institutes are leading the charge to action this2, but how can we connect our research to our teaching? How can we support our students to consider the relevance and applicability ...
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Learning about the geometry and kinematics of bodies and their trajectories through space (or ‘astrodynamics’) is challenging due to its three-dimensional nature. To address this, the University of Bristol have developed simulation exercises for students based on a constructivist learning approach and variation learning theory. ...
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Brief blog post outlining the use of a symposium as an authentic and engaging active assessment for students on the MSc in Transfusion and Transplantation. ...
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Three examples of approaches to encourage students to engage in more writing activity. ...
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Three children looking at a test tube and beaker in a laboratory
A project that engaged students in real life scientific investigation and field work, to develop scientific report writing and data handling. In addition it benefitted students in developing transferable skills and provided the opportunity to engage with the local community in outreach activity. ...
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