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'Creative Contexts': reflecting on work placements in the creative industries

'Creative Contexts': reflecting on work placements in the creative industries
'Creative Contexts': reflecting on work placements in the creative industries
Employability literature has consistently emphasised the importance of work placements for securing employment post graduation. This article presents findings from a project focusing on the experiences of higher education students who have undertaken course-related work experience placements as part of their ?creative industries? associated degree programme. The article outlines the approach of the Creative Contexts project of using personal stories to facilitate personal reflection and as peer learning resources. Empirical research is drawn on to evaluate the resource with reference to the concept of ?student voice? and challenges associated with reflective practice.
work placements, student voice, reflective practice, professional practice
0309-877X
127-146
Ashton, Daniel
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Ashton, Daniel
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Ashton, Daniel (2013) 'Creative Contexts': reflecting on work placements in the creative industries. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 39 (1), 127-146. (doi:10.1080/0309877X.2013.831038).

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Abstract

Employability literature has consistently emphasised the importance of work placements for securing employment post graduation. This article presents findings from a project focusing on the experiences of higher education students who have undertaken course-related work experience placements as part of their ?creative industries? associated degree programme. The article outlines the approach of the Creative Contexts project of using personal stories to facilitate personal reflection and as peer learning resources. Empirical research is drawn on to evaluate the resource with reference to the concept of ?student voice? and challenges associated with reflective practice.

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Accepted/In Press date: 25 April 2013
Published date: 5 September 2013
Additional Information: First published online on 5 September 2013 ahead of its inclusion in a specific issue in January 2015.
Keywords: work placements, student voice, reflective practice, professional practice
Organisations: Winchester School of Art

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Local EPrints ID: 375610
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/375610
ISSN: 0309-877X
PURE UUID: c7a23221-9830-4e22-a675-7a46a55b55fc
ORCID for Daniel Ashton: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3120-1783

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Date deposited: 23 Jun 2015 09:23
Last modified: 20 Jul 2019 00:34

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