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ERIC Number: EJ797694
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1038-4162
Facilitating Transition from Rural Schools to University
McIlveen, Peter; Ford, Tanya; Everton, Bradley
Australian Journal of Career Development, v14 n1 p11-17 Aut 2005
This case study describes a career education program that has engaged rural secondary school students with the experience of university. The residential experience program included learning exercises for career exploration, attending university, and social experiences related to living in a city. Evaluation indicated that rural schools and students have engaged with the program, and that there was tentative evidence indicative of a positive impact on the participants' career aspirations and decision making. (Contains 1 table and 7 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia