Case Studies

Take a look at our range of case studies of practice that demonstrate how Applied Learning is used. We welcome proposals from the academic community that demonstrate Applied Learning in Practice:

Video case studies
Produced through presentations given to the Applied Learning Academic Interest Group and demonstrate something of the scope of academic practice in this area: 

Curriculum and Employability Forum

Glen Cookson: Student engagement via regular summative assessment

Beth Fielding-Lloyd: Authentic Learning in Sport Journalism

Tanya Miles-Berry: Criminology model, embedding employability [note: audio only]

Alexandra Savage: Embedding Employability in PPD

Andy Hirst: Teaching Teamwork – Some Personal Observations


The Venture Matrix in Action page includes numerous examples demonstrating how the Venture Matrix supports curriculum development connecting academic programmes with business and schools.

Using peer feedback to enhance employability  – Using instant peer-feedback to engage students in reflecting on job applications.