Integrating Key Skills in Higher Education

Author: Fallows, Stephen (Reader in Educational Development, University of Luton)
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135377650
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This text addresses both the issues and practicalities of key skills in higher education. It discusses the issues relating to the introduction of key skills, drawing on both the arguments and theory of why key skills should (or should not) be introduced. Case study material is included.

Studium 2020

Author: Michael Kerres
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3830925794
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Infolge einer Vielzahl von Reformen und Veränderungen der gesellschaftlichen und bildungspolitischen Rahmenbedingungen an deutschen Hochschulen hat sich im Laufe des letzten Jahrzehnts deren Selbstverständnis stark gewandelt. Die Konstruktion von Hochschule als kurzer und klar definierter Lebensabschnitt zwischen Schule und Berufsleben wird zunehmend infrage gestellt. So sprechen sowohl die empirische Realität als auch der demographische Trend für die Entwicklung der Hochschulen hin zu einem Bildungsangebot, das ein Leben lang in Anspruch genommen werden kann. Im Rahmen des Verbundprojektes „STU+BE – Studium für Berufstätige: Erfolgsfaktoren für Lifelong Learning an Hochschulen“ wurde die Situation an der Universität Duisburg-Essen, der Technischen Universität Dortmund und der Universität Oldenburg exemplarisch und im Hinblick auf Innovationspotenziale und -ansätze in Richtung lebenslanges Lernen untersucht. Eine zusätzliche Vergleichsstudie befasst sich mit der Situation an ausländischen Hochschulen und zeigt Unterschiede zum deutschen System, z.B. im Bereich der organisatorischen Anlage. Der Band zeigt die aktuelle Diskussion über lebenslanges Lernen an Hochschulen auf und diskutiert Lösungen für einen Wandel des Bildungsauftrags von Hochschulen.

Personal Transferable Skills in Accounting Education

Author: Kim Watty
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317977203
Format: PDF
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The development of generic skills (often referred to as ‘soft skills’) in accounting education has been a focus of discussion and debate for several decades. During this time employers and professional bodies have urged accounting educators to consider and develop curricula which provide for the development and assessment of these skills. In addition, there has been criticism of the quality of accounting graduates and their ability to operate effectively in a global economy. Embedding generic skills in the accounting curriculum has been acknowledged as an appropriate means of addressing the need to provide ‘knowledge professionals’ to meet the needs of a global business environment. Personal Transferable Skills in Accounting Education illustrates how generic skills are being embedded and evaluated in the accounting curriculum by academics from a range of perspectives. Each chapter provides an account of how the challenge of incorporating generic skills in the accounting curriculum within particular educational environments has been addressed. The challenges involved in generic skills development in higher education have not been limited to the accounting discipline. This book provides examples which potentially inform a wide range of discipline areas. Academics will benefit from reading the experiences of incorporating generic skills in the accounting curriculum from across the globe. This book was originally published as a themed issue of Accounting Education: an international journal.

Jobs careers professions

Author: Leon V. Werner
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated
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This book consists of citations covering a wide spectrum of the job hunting, employment and professional fields. The decisions leading to the job interview including educational choices and the events which occur during one's employment will form a large part of an individual's life's experiences. Most individuals will work at several different jobs during a lifetime of work.

Workforce development and higher education

Author: Richard A. Voorhees
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
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In a global economy, higher education increasingly is being asked to address workforce development needs. This is a relatively new agenda for institutional research, but one that can play directly to the skills that many institutional researchers possess and those that can be quickly developed. This volume of New Directions for Institutional Research assembles both the conceptual underpinnings of workforce development from an international perspective and provides practical information that can provide a foundation for institutional researchers to become more deeply engaged with their institutions in this critical area. This volume includes institutional case studies as well as specific techniques for gauging the market potential for new instructional programs. It concludes with a compilation of suggested projects and studies that institutional research personnel might consider on behalf of their campuses.

Books in Print

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Capability and Quality in Higher Education

Author: John Stephenson
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780749425715
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The new focus in learning is on developing the individual's capability. This work looks at this in the context of improving skills, lifelong learning and welfare-to-work. It debates the issues within the setting of institutional strategies, work-based learning, skills development and assessment.

Bibliographic Guide to Education

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Publisher: G K Hall
ISBN: 9780783897080
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