Learning, Curriculum and Employability in Higher Education / Edition 1

Learning, Curriculum and Employability in Higher Education / Edition 1

by Peter Knight, Mantz Yorke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415303427

ISBN-13: 9780415303422

Pub. Date: 12/19/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book draws on a set of over 200 in-depth interviews with graduates in employment, and includes a unique account of the meanings of employability in the workplace. Anyone with responsibility for curriculum development or policy making within higher education, who wants to advance learning and promote student employability, will find this book essential reading.  See more details below

Overview

This book draws on a set of over 200 in-depth interviews with graduates in employment, and includes a unique account of the meanings of employability in the workplace. Anyone with responsibility for curriculum development or policy making within higher education, who wants to advance learning and promote student employability, will find this book essential reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415303422
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/19/2003
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Contributors
Introduction1
Pt. IEmployability5
1The challenge of employability7
2Employability: more than skills and wish-lists22
3A new view of employability36
4A research study of employability50
5The study of English and the careers of its graduates69
Pt. IITowards the enhancement of practice85
6How we can develop employability87
7Engaging students with the worlds of work102
8Assessing for employability120
9The Skills plus project and nursing141
10Skills plus and the Construction Management programme at Liverpool John Moores University154
11Employability and social science165
12Principles and practices for enhancing employability at programme or departmental level178
13An institutional perspective on employability196
Envoi219
References221
Index234

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