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Re-thinking digital skill development post COVID 19: views from the workplace. (2021)
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CRAWFORD, I. 2021. Re-thinking digital skill development post COVID 19: views from the workplace. Presented at the 13th international conference on Education and new learning technologies 2021 (EDULEARN 2021), 5-6 July 2021, [virtual conference].

As a result of the revolutionary change in remote and online working practices triggered by the pandemic in 2020, the need for universities to prepare students for the international, virtual, workplace has never been greater. To remain competitive in... Read More about Re-thinking digital skill development post COVID 19: views from the workplace..

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) and COVID-19: employer and student perspectives. (2021)
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CRAWFORD, I. 2021. Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) and COVID-19: employer and student perspectives. Presented at 2021 (Robert Gordon University) RGU's annual learning and teaching conference (LTC 2021): creativity from crisis: emerging stronger, 8-9 June 2021, [virtual conference].

As a result of revolutionary change in remote and online working practices, triggered by the pandemic in 2020, the need for universities to prepare students for the international, virtual, workplace has never been greater. To remain competitive in a... Read More about Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) and COVID-19: employer and student perspectives..

Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar] (2021)
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PEDERSEN, S., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and MILLER, L. 2021. Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar]. Presented at the Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19 webinar, 7 June 2021, [virtual event]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1357852

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a significant rise in gender-based violence and increased risks of harm for domestic-abuse survivors, due to restrictions on movement and an increase in social isolation. Gender-based violence is a major public health,... Read More about Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar].

The Scottish Innovative Student Awards: preparing students to tackle wicked problems. (2021)
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DAVIDSON, A., BREMNER, P. and PERKINS, J. 2021. The Scottish Innovative Student Awards: preparing students to tackle wicked problems. Presented at the 2021 Employability symposium: 3E's for wicked problems, 22 April 2021, virtual symposium [online]. Available from: https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/knowledge-hub/employability-symposium-2021-3es-wicked-problems

This session introduced the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA), and gave an overview of how SISA helps students to tackle wicked problems with innovation and an orientation towards transforming the future. The session also presented two case s... Read More about The Scottish Innovative Student Awards: preparing students to tackle wicked problems..

Defining leadership: lessons from a virtual international team. (2021)
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LUCK, S. and CRAWFORD, I. 2021. Defining leadership: lessons from a virtual international team. Presented at the 8th Annual interdisciplinary symposium: a teaching and research conference for free market intellectuals and academic diversity in higher education 2021, 19 March 2021, [virtual conference].

Students who took part in this intercultural communication activity had the opportunity to interact with students from another country. It was a chance to experience another culture, similarities and differences, collaborate on a shared project using... Read More about Defining leadership: lessons from a virtual international team..

Enhancing global learning and intercultural competence through VE/COIL: lessons from the field. (2021)
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CRAWFORD, I., FOWLER, J., DOSCHER, S. and HAUG, E. 2021. Enhancing global learning and intercultural competence through VE/COIL: lessons from the field, 9 February 2021, [virtual conference]. Hosted on ACENET [online]. Available from: https://www.acenet.edu/Events/Pages/Enhancing-Global-Learning-and-Intercultural-Competence-through-VECOIL-Lessons-from-the-Field.aspx

Virtual Exchange (VE), including one of its most comprehensive forms, Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL), is an innovative educational model for providing students with global competencies that complement traditional forms of physical... Read More about Enhancing global learning and intercultural competence through VE/COIL: lessons from the field..

Assessing the public sector's communication response during COVID-19. (2021)
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CRAWFORD, I. 2021. Assessing the public sector's communication response during COVID-19. Presented at 2021 Holyrood policy: public sector communications event, 28 January 2021, [virtual conference].

As the Covid pandemic continues to rage across the globe, organisations of all shapes and sizes must ensure they can continue to respond to complex stakeholder demands within a dynamic and uncertain operating environment. Public sector communication... Read More about Assessing the public sector's communication response during COVID-19..

Designing and owning the future. (2020)
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DAVIDSON, A. and BREMNER, P.A.M. 2020. Designing and owning the future. Workshop presented at the 5th International enhancement conference of QAA Scotland: building resilient learning communities: using evidence to support student success, 3-5 November 2020, virtual conference.

The aim of this workshop was to help conference attendees use a couple of tools and techniques developed by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise, which are intended to help students "pre-experience" their future and to foster students' career vision... Read More about Designing and owning the future..

Crisis communications and COVID 19. (2020)
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CRAWFORD, I. 2020. Crisis communications and COVID 19. Presented at 2020 RGU Knowledge bites for business, 16 October 2020, [virtual conference]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://tinyurl.com/xs2h89js

With the pandemic entering a second wave across the globe, organisations of all shapes and sizes must ensure they can respond to complex stakeholder demands within a dynamic and uncertain business environment, where the risk of a corporate crisis is... Read More about Crisis communications and COVID 19..

Innovative teaching practices in developing enterprising, ethical and work ready graduates. (2020)
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DAVIDSON, A. and BREMNER, P. 2020. Innovative teaching practices in developing enterprising, ethical and work ready graduates. Presented at the Online festival of learning, teaching and student experience (LTSE 2020), 14-18 September 2020, virtual conference.

This presentation introduced attendees to the Museum of the Future methodology that allows students to design and experience the future. the presenters demonstrated how this experiential learning can help students deal with both the push of the prese... Read More about Innovative teaching practices in developing enterprising, ethical and work ready graduates..

Collaboration between universities and the Scottish Institute for Enterprise to ensure students skill sets are fit for the future. (2020)
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BREMNER, P. and MOULE, C. 2020. Collaboration between universities and the Scottish Institute for Enterprise to ensure students skill sets are fit for the future. Presented at the 2020 International entrepreneurship educators conference (IEECOnline), 9-11 September 2020, virtual conference. Available from: https://ieec.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/103-Pauline-Bremner-Chris-Moule-no-video.pdf

Keeping students' skills sets work ready is a challenge for all universities within their degree programmes. Often skills are embedded in module descriptors, hard to identify and hard for students to relate to the outside world. At Robert Gordon Univ... Read More about Collaboration between universities and the Scottish Institute for Enterprise to ensure students skill sets are fit for the future..

Students innovating and reflecting: Scottish Innovative Student Awards. (2020)
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BREMNER, P.A.M. and DAVIDSON, A. 2020. Students innovating and reflecting: Scottish Innovative Student Awards. Presented at Enhancing students' innovation and reflection skills: the SISA programme, 1 July 2020, webinar. Available from: https://www.slideshare.net/martzoukou/enhancing-students-innovation-and-reflection-skills-the-sisa-programme

This webinar was organised by OneHE Mindsets. The presentation offered an overview of the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA) programme, explaining what it involves and offering some key insights from its implementation with a number of courses... Read More about Students innovating and reflecting: Scottish Innovative Student Awards..

Collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to develop creative mindsets. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
BREMNER, P.A.M. and DAVIDSON, A. 2020. Collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to develop creative mindsets. Presented at Creative experiment in the higher education classroom, 25-26 June 2020, virtual symposium.

The three-tier Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA - https://www.sie.ac.uk/sisa/) from the Scottish Institute of Enterprise (SIE) are an awards programme that develops innovation skills in both undergraduate and postgraduate students. At the Ro... Read More about Collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to develop creative mindsets..

Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary. (2020)
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BUCHANAN, N., HARRISON, I. and CRAWFORD, I. 2020. Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary. Presented at 2020 (Robert Gordon University) RGU's annual Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2020): RGU professionals 4.0, 28 April 2020, [virtual conference].

According to Henning et al. (2018) universities in the United Kingdom are experiencing unpresented rises in incidences of reported anxiety and stress in student populations. It is likely that this has been compounded by the current pandemic. Mindfuln... Read More about Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary..

What has this done for me? Qualitative student reflections on intercultural experiential learning. (2019)
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CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2019. What has this done for me? Qualitative student reflections on intercultural experiential learning. In Proceedings of the 2019 International virtual exchange conference (IVEC 2019): advancing the field of online international learning, 25-26 October 2019, Tacoma, USA. Tacoma: IVEC [online], pages 65-68. Available from: http://iveconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IVEC-2019-Conference-Proceedings.pdf

This project incorporates globalisation, technological progress, intercultural and inter-disciplinary experiential learning using real life clients to prepare graduates for the future workplace. Intercultural competence is possessing the necessary a... Read More about What has this done for me? Qualitative student reflections on intercultural experiential learning..

Professional learning experience through COIL: a faculty perspective. (2019)
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SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S., BARBOSA, B. and CRAWFORD, I. 2019. Professional learning experience through COIL: a faculty perspective. In Proceedings of the 2019 International virtual exchange conference (IVEC 2019): advancing the field of online international learning, 25-26 October 2019, Tacoma, USA. Tacoma: IVEC [online], pages 19-24. Available from: http://iveconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IVEC-2019-Conference-Proceedings.pdf

Collaborative online international learning (COIL) is not reserved for students, but rather can positively impact instructors through the exchange with colleagues from diverse institutions, backgrounds, pedagogies and practices. Instructors thereby g... Read More about Professional learning experience through COIL: a faculty perspective..

Understanding the impact of collaborative online international learning on employability: a stakeholder comparison. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I. 2019. Understanding the impact of collaborative online international learning on employability: a stakeholder comparison. In Proceedings of the 2019 International virtual exchange conference (IVEC 2019): advancing the field of online international learning, 25-26 October 2019, Tacoma, USA. Tacoma: IVEC [online], pages 14-18. Available from: http://iveconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/IVEC-2019-Conference-Proceedings.pdf

Emerging pedagogical theory identifies a growing need for innovative, student-centered, experiential approaches to learning within a context of rapidly evolving conversational media, the commodification of education and changing perceptions of the ac... Read More about Understanding the impact of collaborative online international learning on employability: a stakeholder comparison..

The role of the public library as an enabler of accessible and inclusive information literacy. (2019)
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MARTZOUKOU, K. 2019. The role of the public library as an enabler of accessible and inclusive information literacy. Presented at the 2019 PMLG and ILG national conference (PMLG Conference 2019), 4 October 2019, London, UK.

This keynote presentation explores the concepts of accessible and inclusive information literacy, from the perspective of understanding and connecting with the diverse needs, backgrounds, experiences and mindsets of the user communities served by pub... Read More about The role of the public library as an enabler of accessible and inclusive information literacy..

'Seeing' ghosts: referential practice and experiencing uncanny events together. (2019)
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IRONSIDE, R. 2019. 'Seeing' ghosts: referential practice and experiencing uncanny events together. Presented at the 2019 International Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis conference (IIEMCA 19): practices, 2-5 July 2019, Mannheim, Germany.

This paper will explore the role of referential practice in making visible an essentially ‘invisible’ object, a ghost. Drawing upon video data from groups experiencing an ostensibly paranormal event, this paper will examine how interaction between... Read More about 'Seeing' ghosts: referential practice and experiencing uncanny events together..

Widening academic and student participation and engagement in Scotland's HE innovation and enterprise agenda. (2019)
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DAVIDSON, A., BREMNER, P. and PERKINS, J. 2019. Widening academic and student participation and engagement in Scotland's HE innovation and enterprise agenda. Presented at Focus on: graduate skills 2018-19; sharing practice event, 5th June 2019, Glasgow, UK. Glasgow: QAA [online]. Available from: https://www.qaa.ac.uk/docs/qaas/focus-on/widening-academic-and-student-participation-and-engagement-in-scotland-s-he-innovation-and-enterprise-agenda.pdf

This presentation examines the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA) which are run by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise in collaboration with 3 of Scotland’s Innovation Centres, the Digital Health and Care Institute, the Data Lab and Censis.... Read More about Widening academic and student participation and engagement in Scotland's HE innovation and enterprise agenda..