Monthly Archives: May 2016

Case study: Working Together: Enhancing Employability through ePortfolio Based Authentic Assessment

Ian Deamer and Emma Purnell of Plymouth University have written a case study for our blog, entitled “Working Together: Enhancing Employability through ePortfolio Based Authentic Assessment”: Summary A second year module within the Faculty of Business at Plymouth University uses ePortfolios to support both individual and group assessments to enhance student’s employability skills. One of … Read more

Linking digital capabilities to the seven dimensions of the “employable student”

In our recently published report “Technology for Employability“, we proposed a 7-dimensional model to describe the “employable student” covering: Basic work readiness Professional skills and knowledge High level capabilities Key student attributes Authentic learning experiences Lifelong employability in a digital world Lifelong learning capabilities We thought it would be useful to take this a stage … Read more