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Student employability enhancement through fieldwork: purposefully integrated or a beneficial side effect? (2023)
Journal Article
Peasland, E. L., Scott, G. W., Morrell, L. J., & Henri, D. C. (in press). Student employability enhancement through fieldwork: purposefully integrated or a beneficial side effect?. Journal of geography in higher education, https://doi.org/10.1080/03098265.2023.2267459

Fieldwork provides opportunities for students to develop employability-enhancing transferable skills as well as technical, discipline-specific skills and disciplinary knowledge. However, the extent to which staff purposely plan transferable skills ou... Read More about Student employability enhancement through fieldwork: purposefully integrated or a beneficial side effect?.

Why do some students opt out of fieldwork? Using expectancy-value theory to explore the hidden voices of non-participants (2021)
Journal Article
Peasland, E. L., Henri, D. C., Morrell, L. J., & Scott, G. W. (in press). Why do some students opt out of fieldwork? Using expectancy-value theory to explore the hidden voices of non-participants. International journal of science education, 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2021.1923080

Fieldwork is an important part of higher education programmes in geography, geology, environmental sciences and biosciences because it offers opportunities to enhance graduate employability alongside pedagogical and social benefits. However, not all... Read More about Why do some students opt out of fieldwork? Using expectancy-value theory to explore the hidden voices of non-participants.

The influence of fieldwork design on student perceptions of skills development during field courses (2019)
Journal Article
Peasland, E. L., Henri, D. C., Morrell, L. J., & Scott, G. W. (2019). The influence of fieldwork design on student perceptions of skills development during field courses. International journal of science education, 41(17), 2369-2388. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2019.1679906

Employability is a key issue for students and Higher Education Institutions and a key component of employability is possessing the skills a role requires. In the environmental sciences, fieldwork provides an opportunity for students to develop employ... Read More about The influence of fieldwork design on student perceptions of skills development during field courses.

Student perceptions of their autonomy at University (2017)
Journal Article
Henri, D. C., Morrell, L. J., & Scott, G. W. (2018). Student perceptions of their autonomy at University. Higher Education, 75(3), 507-516. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10734-017-0152-y

© 2017, The Author(s). Learner autonomy is a primary learning outcome of Higher Education in many countries. However, empirical evaluation of how student autonomy progresses during undergraduate degrees is limited. We surveyed a total of 636 students... Read More about Student perceptions of their autonomy at University.

Ask a clearer question, get a better answer. [version 1; peer review: 1 approved, 1 approved with reservations] (2015)
Journal Article
Henri, D., Morrell, L., & Scott, G. (in press). Ask a clearer question, get a better answer. [version 1; peer review: 1 approved, 1 approved with reservations]. F1000Research, 4, Article 901. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.7066.1

Many undergraduate students struggle to engage with higher order skills such as evaluation and synthesis in written assignments, either because they do not understand that these are the aim of written assessment or because these critical thinking ski... Read More about Ask a clearer question, get a better answer. [version 1; peer review: 1 approved, 1 approved with reservations].