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Re-thinking digital skill development post COVID 19: views from the workplace. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
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..

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)
Presentation / Conference
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)
Presentation / Conference
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..

Crisis communications and COVID 19. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
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..

Mindfulness in the classroom: research project summary. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
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)
Presentation / Conference
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..

Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2019. Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. Presented at the 2019 Learning, teaching and student experience conference of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (LTSE 2019), 14-15 May 2019, Manchester, UK.

The world is global whether we like it or not. The Fortune 500 leading global companies employ 67 million people in 34 countries. Tertiary-level teaching within this global context presents instructors with several challenges. Through easy accessibil... Read More about Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms..

Creating and evaluating collaborative online international learning (COIL) projects. (2019)
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CRAWFORD, I. 2019 Creating and evaluating collaborative online international learning (COIL) projects. Presented at the 2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation accompanied a workshop of the same name. The purpose of the workshop was to share findings and experience from a current RGU COIL project, to provide a model and set of key elements required for a COIL project, and to consider chall... Read More about Creating and evaluating collaborative online international learning (COIL) projects..

Developing students' innovation and enterprise skills through external collaboration. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
BREMNER, P. A. M., CRAWFORD, I. and GODSMAN, F. 2019. Developing students’ innovation and enterprise skills through external collaboration. Presented at the 2019 Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access (DELTA) Learning and teaching conference (LTC 2019): learning without borders, 2 May 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

This presentation aimed to outline the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA) process from the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE), to provide an progress update on SISA and to demonstrate the student enhancement.

Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. (2018)
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SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S., BARBOSA, B. and CRAWFORD, I. 2018. Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms. Presented at the 83rd Association for Business Communication (ABC) annual international conference: celebrating diversity and culture in business communication, 24-27 October 2018, Miami, USA.

Instructors in four countries (the USA, Scotland, Germany and Portugal) ran a 6 week cross-cultural virtual teams project. Responses before and after the project were analyzed according to five tendencies of intercultural sensitivity and communicatio... Read More about Building intercultural competence through virtual team collaboration across global classrooms..

It's a small world after all: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication. (2018)
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CRAWFORD, I., SWARTZ, S., LUCK, S. and BARBOSA, B. 2018. It's a small world after all: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication. Presented at 2018 Robert Gordon Univesity Learning and teaching conference: future work, future graduates: forging the link, 2 May 2018, Aberdeen, UK.

In 2016, the Fortune 500 earned two-thirds of the US GDP and 37% of the global GDP, with 28 trillion in revenue and 1.5 billion in profits. These companies employ 67 million people in 34 countries. In an attempt to develop a global mindset and skills... Read More about It's a small world after all: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication..

The world is flat: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
LUCK, S., BARBOSA, B., CRAWFORD, I. and SWARTZ, S. 2018. The world is flat: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication. Presented at the 5th Annual interdisciplinary symposium: a teaching and research conference for free market intellectuals and academic diversity in higher education, 16 March 2018, Myrtle Beach, USA.

In 2016, the Fortune 500 earned two-thirds of the US GDP and 37% of the global GDP, with 28 trillion in revenue and 1.5 billion in profits. These companies employ 67 million people in 34 countries. To compete and be successful in these world business... Read More about The world is flat: an intercultural experiential exercise in business communication..

Employee engagement theory and practice in UK universities. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I. 2018. Employee engagement theory and practice in UK universities. Presented at the 2018 Robert Gordon University Research Students Association (RSA) research students showcase, 14 March 2019, Aberdeen, UK.

An examination of emerging employee engagement theory within the context of Higher Education (HE), to understand how the specific traits of the sector reinforce or negate current theoretical models and ideas. The technological facilitation and social... Read More about Employee engagement theory and practice in UK universities..

RGyoU listening? Stakeholder communication and digital interface: a case study of a Scottish university. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I. 2015. RGyoU listening? Stakeholder communication and digital interface: a case study of a Scottish university. Presented at 2015 Aberdeen Business School (ABS) 50 conference (ABS 50): the business of business schools; learning from the past, building for the future, 12-13 November 2015, Aberdeen, UK.

Rapidly evolving digital media platforms have created an environment where communication can take place between anyone at any time and the traditional boundaries between internal and external communication have become porous and unpredictable. The te... Read More about RGyoU listening? Stakeholder communication and digital interface: a case study of a Scottish university..