A Multi-Criteria Study of Decision-Making Proficiency in Student’s Employability for Multidisciplinary Curriculums

Yueh-Min Huang; Ming Yuan Hsieh; Muhammet Usak, National Cheng Kung University; National Taichung University of Education; Kazan Federal University

To effectively increase the employment rate of higher education graduates, higher education institutions are doing their best to provide the most high-quality technologized interdisciplinary curriculu...

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Exploring the effect of employability and job characteristics on contextual performance: Mediating by organizational commitment

Rita Aryani; Widodo Widodo, Pancasakti College of Teachers Training and Education; Indraprasta University

The objective of this research was to explore the direct effect of employability and job characteristics on contextual performance of vocational high school principals mediating by organi-zational com...

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Preparing students for the global workforce: Chinese and non-Chinese working professionals on key employability skills

Yi Zhou, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

In this study, 79 Chinese and non-Chinese working professionals responded to an employability-skills survey. They were asked to identify key language and intercultural proficiencies that would allow n...

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Assessing Learners’ Perceptions of Graduate Employability

Gokul Thirunavukarasu; Siva Chandrasekaran; Varsha Subhash Betageri; John Long, Swinburne University of Technology; Deakin University

The rapid advancement of technology, including the internet of things (IoT), industry 4.0, and smart cities, revealed an excess need for career-ready graduates. It is expected that a career-ready grad...

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Aligning Business Engineering Education with Contemporary Industry Requirements

Hazel Gruenewald, Reutlingen University

Business Engineering emerged as an academic discipline almost a century ago in response to economic demand for experts with both business and engineering expertise. The discipline has since evolved to...

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Study on the Definition of College Students’ Employability

Li Hongjie; Sun Zhenjia, Beihang University

With the further exploration of high-level talent cultivation in universities and the improvement of the demand for talents by employers, researches on college students’ employability have been valu...

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Integrating career development learning into the curriculum: Collaboration with the careers service for employability

Ruth Bridgstock; Michelle Grant-Iramu; Alan McAlpine, Griffith University; Queensland University of Technology

Career development learning has a demonstrable positive impact on the graduate employability of higher education learners. This is particularly the case if it is integrated into the curriculum rather ...

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Interdisciplinary project-based learning as a means of developing employability skills in undergraduate science degree programs

Joanne Louise Hart, University of Sydney

Project-based learning units are often used for large scale work integrated learning (WIL) experiences in Liberal Studies Degrees as they offer scalability and sustainability of delivery to large coho...

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Does university prepare students for employment? Alignment between graduate attributes, accreditation requirements and industry employability criteria

Humberto Manuel Oraison; Loretta Konjarski; Samuel Thomas Howe, Victoria University

One of the primary goals of tertiary education is to prepare students for employment. There is debate as to whether university courses adequately provide students with 21st century workplace skills (K...

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Assessment-led reform: Creating a sustainable culture for WIL

Karen Young; Stuart Palmer; Clare Binek; Mark Tolson; Malcolm Campbell, Deakin University

This paper describes a process of assessment reform designed to enhance Work Integrated Learning (WIL) approaches for two science courses at an Australian university. The project used a mixed-method a...

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Overt and covert: Successful strategies for building employability skills of vocational education graduates

Cath Jane Fraser; Gerard Duignan; Deb Stewart; Agustilia Rodrigues, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology; WelTec; Eastern Institute of Technology; Whitireia Polytechnic

Knowing how well higher education providers prepare learners for the working world is becoming increasingly important at all programme levels, and this is nowhere more apparent than with vocational ed...

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Beyond employability skills: Developing professional purpose

Glen Bates; Andrew Rixon; Angela Carbone; Chris Pilgrim, Swinburne University of Technology

Rapid transformation of the workplace and a highly competitive labour market has changed the nature of graduate employability. In addition to discipline related knowledge, students now need to be proa...

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