Learning, Curriculum and Employability in Higher Education / Edition 1

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Anyone with a responsibility for curriculum development or policy making who wants to advance learning and promote employability among their students will find this book absolutely essential reading.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415303439
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/19/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Knight is Senior Lecturer in Educational Research at the Open University.
Mantz Yorke is Director of the Centre for Higher Education Development at Liverpool John Moores University.

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Introduction 1
Pt. I Employability 5
1 The challenge of employability 7
2 Employability: more than skills and wish-lists 22
3 A new view of employability 36
4 A research study of employability 50
5 The study of English and the careers of its graduates 69
Pt. II Towards the enhancement of practice 85
6 How we can develop employability 87
7 Engaging students with the worlds of work 102
8 Assessing for employability 120
9 The Skills plus project and nursing 141
10 Skills plus and the Construction Management programme at Liverpool John Moores University 154
11 Employability and social science 165
12 Principles and practices for enhancing employability at programme or departmental level 178
13 An institutional perspective on employability 196
Envoi 219
References 221
Index 234
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