Want students to engage?: contextualise graduate learning outcomes and assess for employability

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Author: Jorre de St Jorre, Trina; Oliver, Beverley

Abstract:

The ability of graduates to proactively develop, adapt and repackage their capabilities (or attributes) is an essential aspect of employability. This study was conducted at Deakin University, where graduate capabilities have been recast as graduate learning outcomes, and employability is frequently referenced. In light of significant curriculum reform to make graduate capabilities prominent, we investigated student perceptions of graduate capabilities and associated learning outcomes, as well as preparation for employment, to better understand how we can engage students in developing and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Students; Higher education; Employment

Keywords: Curriculum development; Employability; Perception; Education work relationship; Relevance of education and training; Graduates; Case study

Geographic subjects: Victoria; Australia; Oceania

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2018

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Journal volume: 37

Journal number: 1

Journal date: January 2018

Pages: pp. 44-57

ISSN: 0729-4360, 1469-8366 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 131.285

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