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This is a draft of the presentation that will be given at the HEA Social Sciences annual conference - Teaching forward: the future of the Social Sciences.
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Global citizenship, embracing the norms of the Only Connect World, is a central component of the graduate attributes that we seek to inculcate in our students at Oxford Brookes, but what do students really make of global citizenship? What does it mean to them and how best can we engage students with these ideas? More specifically, what sort of assessment strategies best engage students in developing the skills and perspectives associated with global citizenship? This paper relates to a small HEA funded project running in semester 2, Spring 2014 at Oxford Brookes within the Business and Management programmes.
The project brings staff and students together to explore what (if any) assessment activities within the
Business School have generated moments that trigger greater insights into global citizenship. The team will
explore with delegates the process of working with Student Research Assistants, of coming to a shared
understanding of global citizenship and will share initial findings of what works in assessing global