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Designing an ecosystem to promote the development of key student competencies required in the future of work (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Hamshire, C., Grogan, S., & Barrett, N. (2024, June). Designing an ecosystem to promote the development of key student competencies required in the future of work. Paper presented at ICED 2024, Nairobi, Kenya

At the University of Salford our educational purpose is ‘to prepare students for life’. However, understanding students’ experiences of higher education is not always straightforward within institutional structures that quantify their learning, with... Read More about Designing an ecosystem to promote the development of key student competencies required in the future of work.

Embedding quality processes within the institutional ecosystem to support learning for the future (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Hamshire, C., & Barrett, N. (2024, June). Embedding quality processes within the institutional ecosystem to support learning for the future. Paper presented at ICED 2024, Nairobi, Kenya

Despite efforts to make Higher Education equitable to all those who can benefit from it student success rates are influenced by significant inequalities related to race, gender and social class. Both institutional and national policies within the Uni... Read More about Embedding quality processes within the institutional ecosystem to support learning for the future.

Taking a long view towards quality improvement: an intentional approach to solving wicked problems and improving student experience (2024)
Journal Article
Hamshire, C., Barrett, N., & Forsyth, R. (2024). Taking a long view towards quality improvement: an intentional approach to solving wicked problems and improving student experience. Quality in Higher Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/13538322.2024.2307063

Quality enhancement projects in universities frequently rely on short term, fragmented studies implemented in response to snapshot data linked to student feedback. Such projects may not address the complex interplay across stakeholder groups and do n... Read More about Taking a long view towards quality improvement: an intentional approach to solving wicked problems and improving student experience.

A case for using both direct and indirect benchmarking to compare university performance metrics (2018)
Journal Article
Harris, W., Langan, A., Barrett, N., Jack, K., Wibberley, C., & Hamshire, C. (2018). A case for using both direct and indirect benchmarking to compare university performance metrics. Studies in Higher Education, 44(12), 2281-2292. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2018.1490893

Benchmarking is used in higher education as a means to improve and compare performance. Comparative metric benchmarks may take two forms, based on direct standardization (DS) or indirect standardization (IS). DS can be used to measure variation in pe... Read More about A case for using both direct and indirect benchmarking to compare university performance metrics.

“My mentor didn't speak to me for the first four weeks” : perceived unfairness experienced by nursing students in clinical practice settings (2017)
Journal Article
Jack, K., Hamshire, C., Harris, W., Langan, M., Barrett, N., & Wibberley, C. (2018). “My mentor didn't speak to me for the first four weeks” : perceived unfairness experienced by nursing students in clinical practice settings. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(5-6), 929-938. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14015

Aims and objectives To explore the perceived unfairness experienced by student nurses during their undergraduate clinical placements. Background It is important that student nurses feel supported by practice staff during their clinical plac... Read More about “My mentor didn't speak to me for the first four weeks” : perceived unfairness experienced by nursing students in clinical practice settings.

Students' perceptions of their learning experiences: A repeat regional survey of healthcare students (2017)
Journal Article
Hamshire, C., Barrett, N., Langan, M., Harris, E., & Wibberley, C. (2017). Students' perceptions of their learning experiences: A repeat regional survey of healthcare students. Nurse Education Today, 49, 168-173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.11.019

Background Student experience is an international concern and recent research has focused on initiatives to improve students' learning experiences and ultimately reduce attrition levels. Objective To determine similarities and differences betwee... Read More about Students' perceptions of their learning experiences: A repeat regional survey of healthcare students.

Benchmarking factor selection and sensitivity: a case study with nursing courses (2016)
Journal Article
Langan, A. M., Harris, W. E., Barrett, N., Hamshire, C., & Wibberley, C. (2018). Benchmarking factor selection and sensitivity: a case study with nursing courses. Studies in Higher Education, 43(9), 1586-1596. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2016.1266613

There is an increasing requirement in higher education (HE) worldwide to deliver excellence. Benchmarking is widely used for this purpose, but methodological approaches to the creation of benchmark metrics vary greatly. Approaches require selection o... Read More about Benchmarking factor selection and sensitivity: a case study with nursing courses.