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Graduate employability represents a fundamental outcome of higher education. The purpose of this paper is to explore and compare students' perceptions of their employability through their experience of a simulated or real-life project. The context of the project is a capstone course, implemented in an Australian university, which was designed to enhance employability and foster transferable graduate attributes, including professional communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. The author...
#1Sara Smith (University of the Highlands and Islands)
#2Uttara Karnik (University of Wolverhampton)
Last.Martin Khechara (University of Wolverhampton)
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Purpose Continual professional development is essential to foster and enhance professionals’ abilities. A wide variety of methods have been adopted to support professional learning for healthcare professions but many still focus upon a need to update knowledge and the learning of isolated competencies for practice. The purpose of this paper is to report upon a collaborative partnership that enabled the reframing of a professional development course away from this objectivist epistemology to fost...
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of recognition of prior learning (RPL) as an alternative tool for access into learning programmes in South African Library and Information Science (LIS) schools. Design/methodology/approach The study adopted quantitative methods, and utilised questionnaires and document analysis to collect data. Findings The study found that despite an institutional “will” among the LIS schools to open up access to learners who come from diverse back...
Purpose Studies have found that founders of start-up companies are similar to students in certain psychological characteristics. Confirming this similarity would have methodological and phenomenological implications. Phenomenologically, students are a main source for recruitment in start-up companies. Methodologically, students are a more convenient sample to study than start-up founders. The paper aims to discuss these issues. Design/methodology/approach The resemblance between students and sta...
#1Sameh M. Reda Reyad (Ahlia University)H-Index: 2
#2Abdalmuttaleb M. A. Musleh Al-Sartawi (Ahlia University)H-Index: 3
Last.Allam Mohammed Mousa Hamdan (Ahlia University)H-Index: 6
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to present the evidence of accounting undergraduates’ attitude toward entrepreneurship, in particular, whether entrepreneurial skills developed in accounting education engender cognition of skills and intentions of starting a business. Design/methodology/approach The study uses a χ2 test statistic used to evaluate a logistic regression to gauge the effect of delivering six entrepreneurial skills (risk taking, critical thinking, problem solving, innovation, au...
#1Catherine Hayes (University of Sunderland)H-Index: 3
#2S Bussey (Newcastle University)
Last.Yitka Graham (University of Sunderland)H-Index: 6
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Abstract Purpose Situated and experiential learning methodologies are largely under researched in relation to student experience and satisfaction. This research aimed to illuminate the perspectives of students studying on a BSc (Hons) Podiatry degree programme to establish perceptions of their experience in practice. Design/Methodology/Approach Using an Interpretivist methodological framework, Free Association Narrative Interviewing (FANI) was used to provide an insight into the perceived impact...
#1Tove Lafton (Metropolitan University)
#2Anne Furu (Metropolitan University)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to discuss how kindergarten, as a learning arena equal to a university college, creates learning spaces that engage or intervene in the professional learning of student teachers in early childhood education. Design/methodology/approach This paper is based on narratives from students in work-based education. Findings The paper addresses the complexity of education by outlining how the concept of learning is applied in earlier research on work-based learning (W...
Purpose Whilst the role that procurement plays in today’s organisations is becoming increasingly strategic, recruitment into the discipline in Australia remains a significant challenge, and this has led to a serious ongoing skills shortage. By combining the findings from an online survey of Australian practitioners, with a set of face-to-face interviews with procurement recruitment specialists, the purpose of this paper is to establish a set of possible reasons for the skills shortage, before ma...
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