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An analysis of pupil concerns regarding transition into higher education. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
ZARB, M. and SIEGEL, A.A. 2018. An analysis of pupil concerns regarding transition into higher education. In Cristea, A.I., Bittencourt, I.I. and Lima, F. (eds.) Revised selected papers from the proceedings of the 1st Higher education for all international workshop on social, semantic, adaptive and gamification techniques and technologies for distance learning (HEFA 2017): from challenges to novel technology-enhanced solutions, 20-24 March 2017, MaceiĆ³, Brazil. Communications in computer and information science, 832. Cham: Springer [online], pages 3-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97934-2_1

Transitioning to higher education is often a stressful experience, with incoming students facing similar issues year after year. This chapter presents two years of data collection regarding the concerns of Computing secondary school pupils when consi... Read More about An analysis of pupil concerns regarding transition into higher education..

An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education computing. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
ZARB, M., ALSHAIGY, B., BOUVIER, D., GLASSEY, R., HUGHES, J. and RIEDESEL, C. 2018. An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education computing. In Proceedings companion of the 23rd Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Innovation and technology in computer science education conference 2018 (ITiCSE 2018), 02-04 July 2018, Larnaca, Cyprus. New York: ACM [online], pages 107-129. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3293881.3295780

The experience of transitioning into and starting higher education is very much an individual one, with some applicants viewing the prospect of higher education as an unknown entity. For those who are first in their family or community to consider hi... Read More about An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education computing..

An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
ZARB, M., ABANDOH-SAM, J.A., ALSHAIGY, B., BOUVIER, D., GLASSEY, R., HUGHES, J. and RIEDESEL, C. 2018. An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education. In Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) conference on innovation and technology in computer science education (ITiCSE 2018), 2-4 July 2018, Larnaca, Cyprus. New York: ACM [online], pages 344-345. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3197091.3205842

The experience of transitioning into and starting higher education is a very individual one, with some applicants viewing the prospect of higher education as an unknown entity; for those who are first in their family or community to consider higher e... Read More about An international investigation into student concerns regarding transition into higher education..

Modelling competencies for computing education beyond 2020: a research based approach to defining competencies in the computing disciplines. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
FREZZA, S., DANIELS, M., PEARS, A., CAJANDER, A., KANN, V., KAPOOR, A., MCDERMOTT, R., PETERS, A.-K., SABIN, M. and WALLACE, C. 2018. Modelling competencies for computing education beyond 2020: a research based approach to defining competencies in the computing disciplines. In Rossling, G. and Scharlau, B. (eds.) Proceedings companion of the 23rd Innovation and technology in computer science education annual conference 2018 (ITiCSE 2018), 02-04 July 2018, Larcana, Cyprus. New York: ACM [online], pages 148-174. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3293881.3295782

How might the content and outcomes of tertiary education programmes be described and analysed in order to understand how they are structured and function? To address this question we develop a framework for modelling graduate competencies linked to t... Read More about Modelling competencies for computing education beyond 2020: a research based approach to defining competencies in the computing disciplines..

Non-traditional skills in undergraduate medical education: the development of a teaching programme. (2018)
Journal Article
BRADY, C. and ZARB, M. 2018. Non-traditional skills in undergraduate medical education: the development of a teaching programme. Scottish medical journal [online], 63(3), pages 80-81. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0036933018776837

As a junior doctor in what is an increasingly struggling healthcare system, I am concerned to see that many of my junior and senior colleagues have opted not to continue onto the next stage of training. Whilst entrepreneurship, leadership and managem... Read More about Non-traditional skills in undergraduate medical education: the development of a teaching programme..

Medical students opinions on the inclusion of non-traditional skills in the curriculum. (2018)
Journal Article
BRADY, C. and ZARB, M. 2018. Medical students opinions on the inclusion of non-traditional skills in the curriculum. Journal of entrepreneurship education [online], 21(2), article number 152. Available from: https://www.abacademies.org/articles/medical-students-opinions-on-the-inclusion-of-nontraditional-skills-in-the-curriculum-7099.html

Background: Up to 50% of foundation year 2 doctors do not proceed directly into speciality training. This change in direction of our profession places increasing demands on an already stretched NHS. In the UK, medical school teaching is understandabl... Read More about Medical students opinions on the inclusion of non-traditional skills in the curriculum..