Resources: Students

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2011 Student Award winning essays
We are delighted to announce that the ESCalate Student Award Winner for 2011 is Caroline Jane Ellis-Lockhart, studying a Postgraduate Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education at Glyndwr University. Runners up include: * Mandeep Bryant, studying a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (DTLLS) at the University of Wolverhampton * Barbara Nicolls, studying MSc in Technology-enhanced Learning at Bucks New University. Thank you to...
Developing students as researchers
This article authored by Mick Healey and Alan Jenkins describes the importance of research within the undergraduate curriculum. It argues that all undergraduate students in all higher education institutions should experience learning through and about research. This was originally published in UC Magazine, October 2008, p17-19, (Magazine of University and College Union). It also gives a list of useful websites
Employability is a section of the Students' Web pages on the ESCalate website. It is aimed at education students and graduates who are thinking about their future careers. There is advice on work experience, job hunting, applying for jobs and more. This includes alternatives to teaching. There is a very helpful booklet called ESCalate Student booklet, which can be downloaded
Employability for students : how to get the best from your education course
This book is part of the ESCalate series "Discussion in Education" and looks at the topic of employability. It has been written to help education students think about how to get the maximum out of their time at college or university while they are still on their course. Through a series of practical exercises allow students to reflect on their experiences and gain skills when looking for employment
Exploring the psychological wellbeing of students in Higher Education
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010 by Daphne Evans. It looks at the psychological wellbeing of students in Higher Education. This is an important area for research because with increased numbers of young people entering higher education, interest in issues relating to the mental health and wellbeing of young people is also increasing
Exploring transitions to Higher Education for students with identified disabilities
This is a piece of ESCalate commissioned work led by Suanne Gibson of the University of Plymouth. Literature suggests the need for contemporary Teaching and Learning research in HE to adopt a more integrated approach to understanding disabled students experiences as learners. Such research ensures the voices of students with disabilities are integrated and that they are carried out jointly, i.e. in more than the one institution in order to...
Investigating student writing with help from ESCalate
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 14, summer 2009 by Joelle Adams of Bath Spa University. As a previous recipient of an ESCalate student grant, Joelle tells her story about how it has enabled her to progress with her research and her professional career
Nothing ventured, nothing gained
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, spring 2010. Charlotte Young, a new researcher, received an ESCalate award to attend the FACE Conference 2009. Here she tells us about her research and the impact that going to the conference has had on her work
Poster Presentations from 2nd Annual ESCalate Student Conference Students as Stakeholders: take an active part in your own learning
Poster Presentations from 2nd Annual ESCalate Student Conference Students as Stakeholders: take an active part in your own learning, 16 April 2010. Each poster presentation has a brief abstract, with links to poster / presentation files
Resources from Improving Teaching and Learning for International Students: strategies for supervision & assessment
Resources from the ESCalate / 'Teaching International Students' event Improving Teaching and Learning for International Students: strategies for supervision & assessment, held on 11 May 2010 at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol. The themes for the day were: practical approaches to supervising and effective assessment of and feedback to international students. Jude Carroll led a session which identified the issues surrounding...
Resources from Listening to Learners: Partnership in Action
Resources from the ESCalate event Listening to Learners: Partnership in Action, 22 April 2009. The ‘Student Voice’ agenda provides students and young people the opportunity to have a say in their world, to contribute to their community, and to better inform decisions that are made on their behalf. Students will ‘become more active participants in their education, including the evaluation of their own learning’ and this will impact positively on...
Student employability - what are the issues?
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010 celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Helena Mitchell writes on how she became increasingly interested in issues of student employability as part of her work and with the help of an ESCalate grant has been able to conduct further research into this crucial area
The first year experience : support for HEIs
This is an article in the ESCalate newsletter, issue 15, autumn 2009. Karen Fitzgibbon offers us an insight into the way Higher Education Academy Wales has engaged with HEIs to develop research strategies which have delivered solutions and suggestions for practice designed to address one of the most important issues in the HE student experience: the first year. It is presented as PDF download of 2 pages
Troublesome encounters : strategies for managing the wellbeing of postgraduate education students during their learning processes
This is an ESCalate themed funding project in the area of student well-being, led by Gina Wisker of the University of Brighton. This project investigates factors which impact on the wellbeing of masters and doctoral students in Education. Postgraduate learning often involves transformation, yet encounters with new concepts and ways of being can trigger anxiety and uncertainty. Exploring these troublesome encounters, we aim to identify...