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It feels real: events management and online experiential-learning in COVID-19. (2023)
Journal Article
GOLDIE, K., IRONSIDE, R. and PIRIE, E. 2023. It feels real: events management and online experiential-learning in COVID-19. Distance education [online], 44(2), pages 230-245. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/01587919.2023.2198490

This paper examines the experience of students transitioning between online and in-person live event projects during the COVID-19 pandemic. Drawing upon longitudinal qualitative data collected over a 3-year period, we explored how students perceived... Read More about It feels real: events management and online experiential-learning in COVID-19..

Building community and emphasising learning beyond the classroom. (2022)
Presentation / Conference
LEITH, C. and IRONSIDE, R. 2022. Building community and emphasising learning beyond the classroom. Presented at the 2022 RGU annual learning and teaching conference (RGU LTC 2022): enhancing for impact, 21 October 2022, Aberdeen, UK.

Due to the lengthy (and ongoing) disruption caused by COVID-19, the Tourism, Hospitality and Events teaching team recognised the need to rebuild and foster a greater sense of community within the subject area. Furthermore, the blog was seen as a way... Read More about Building community and emphasising learning beyond the classroom..

Dreaming of digital cakes: reflections on transitioning event-based assessment online. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
JONES, K. and IRONSIDE, R. 2021. Dreaming of digital cakes: reflections on transitioning event-based assessment online. Presented at the 2021 RGU annual learning and teaching conference (RGU LTC 2021): creativity from crisis: emerging stronger, 8 June 2021, Aberdeen, UK.

This paper examines the impact of a change in delivery - from an assessed live events project to a digital events project - in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus of this paper is on two modules delivered to Stage 3 and Stage 4 students on t... Read More about Dreaming of digital cakes: reflections on transitioning event-based assessment online..