Enhancing employability of exercise science students

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Author: Reddan, Gregory

Abstract:

The notion of employability is gaining importance as an essential outcome of many degrees in institutions of higher education throughout Australia. This paper aims to determine the effects of an Exercise Science course, which includes elements of both career development learning and work-integrated learning, on six dimensions of employability - commencement readiness; collaboration; informed decision-making; lifelong learning; professional practices and standards; and integration of knowledge/theory and practice. The course components examined by the presented study included fieldwork...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development

Keywords: Employability; Work integrated learning

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Hamilton, New Zealand: Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2017

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http://www.apjce.org/files/APJCE_18_1_25_41.pdf

Journal volume: 18

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 25-41

ISSN: 1175-2882

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.444

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