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ERIC Number: ED594973
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2019-May-14
Pages: 176
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 978-0-3671-7984-7
Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability: Rethinking the Possibilities, 1st Edition
Bui, Hong T. M., Ed.; Nguyen, Hoa T. M., Ed.; Cole, Doug, Ed.
Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
The worldwide marketization of higher education has resulted in a growing pressure on universities' accountability, particularly in terms of more tangible learning outcomes directly related to paying higher tuition fees. Covering globally diverse perspectives, "Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability" uses a range of international case studies to help practitioners and researchers review, reflect on and refresh their ability to bridge the gap between university and industry. A timely response to the need to improve the quality of higher education in order to build work readiness in students, this book: (1) Adds a critical, global dimension to this topical area in higher education as well as society's concerns; (2) Provides a number of practice-based case studies on how universities can transform their programmes to enhance graduate employability; (3) Acts as a source of practical suggestions for how to improve students' sufficient employability including their skills, knowledge and attitudes; and (4) Provides insights from theory, practices and policy perspectives. A crucial read for anyone looking to engage with the global issue of graduate employability, "Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability" covers both theoretical frameworks and practical models through an exploration of how universities around the world are using innovative techniques to enhance employability. The following contents are included: (1) Higher Education, Innovation an Employability (Hong T. M. Bui and Hoa T. M. Nguyen); (2) Building Multidisciplinary Programmes that Engage Industry: A Critical Task for Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability (Hong T. M. Bui); (3) Entrepreneurship Ecosystems in Higher Education (Maksim Belitski); (4) Developing Innovative Student Leadership for Enhanced Graduate Employability (Jill Jameson); (5) A Systematic Review of Social Innovation in Higher Education Systems as a Driver of Student Employability: The Case of EE Countries (Daniela Petrova Bariakova); (6) Facilitating Student's (Doctoral) Transition to the Workplace: A Critical Review (Arvind Upadhyay, Vika Kumar and Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes); (7) Leading Innovation Centres in Higher Education Institutions in Developing Countries: Ensuring graduate employability (Val Quimno and Dennis Alonzo); (8) Developing Business Ready Graduates: Teaching Inside Out (Christine Rivers and Justin O'Brien); (9) Engagement with Asia via the New Colombo Plan: Impact on Australian Students' Career Directions and Employability (Ly Thi Tran, Glen Stafford, Thao Thi Phuong Vu and Mark Rahimi); (10) Teaching Towards Graduate Attributes: How much does this approach help Australian graduates with employability? (Thanh Pham and Eisuke Saito); (11) Embedding Entrepreneurial Skills within Computing (Mark Zarb, Chevonne Brady and Roger McDermott); (12) Entrepreneurship Education and Employability Agenda in Malaysia (Jane Chang and Ainurul Rosli); (13) Graduate Employability in Vietnam: An Initial Study on Responding of Policy Makers (Ly Thi Pham); and (14) Graduate Employability: Beyond the skills agenda (Thi Tuyet Tran).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia; Vietnam; Australia; European Union; Asia