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Zhao, Xin; Guan, Mengfei – Communication Teacher, 2021
Courses: Digital Media, Survey of Social Media, Professional Communication Skills, Interviewing, and Mediated Communication. Objectives: The goals of this classroom activity are for students to understand strategic communication for self-promotion on social media platforms, especially Twitter, and to utilize them effectively for job applications.
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Social Media, Marketing, Job Application
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Kim, Miso; Canagarajah, Suresh – Modern Language Journal, 2021
South Korean job seekers face pressure to produce high scores on standardized English tests, which leads to the prominence of test-oriented pedagogy. Though recent scholarship illustrates how materials reflect the values of society and how these are negotiated in classrooms it has mainly analyzed preexisting published books, leaving the potential…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials
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Kiteki, Bellah N. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2021
Of the 70.8 million people forcibly displaced from their original countries globally, 28.9 million are refugees. More than half of this refugee population are children under the age of 18, with a sizable representation from countries in Africa that have experienced continued conflicts. In resettlement countries, African refugee youth have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Culturally Relevant Education, Career Exploration
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Mitchell, Lana; Campbell, Chris; Somerville, Mari; Cardell, Elizabeth; Williams, Lauren T. – Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, 2021
Electronic portfolios (ePortfolios) are increasingly being used in university degrees to showcase graduate employability. However, evidence on employers' views and use of ePortfolios has not been synthesised. This study aimed to systematically review the evidence on employer, industry representative and university educator views on the use of…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Potential, Employer Attitudes, Expectation
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Parker, Sara; Richards, Erin – Journal of Political Science Education, 2020
This piece outlines the process generally used for hiring faculty at community colleges and offers advice for individuals seeking positions at two-year institutions.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Selection, Job Application
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Macfarlane, Bruce – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
The effects of performativity in academic life are widely discussed and debated. Yet most analysis relies on conventional forms of empirical enquiry, notably interviews and questionnaires. The curriculum vitae (CV) is a comparatively neglected source of insight into the changing nature of academic life that offers a fresh insight. Drawing on the…
Descriptors: Resumes (Personal), Reputation, College Faculty, Generational Differences
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Martinez, Magdalena; Sá, Creso – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2020
For researchers in the global South, international recognition in science arguably involves engaging with the norms, ideas, and people leading research activity in the global North. This article explores the relationship between international research collaboration and the publication activity of highly cited researchers in Brazil, a country that…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Professional Recognition, Correlation
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Green, Nathan; Liu, Michelle; Murphy, Diane – Information Systems Education Journal, 2020
Finding the first full-time, major-related job is a challenge faced by most college students, particularly those who have not gained much working experience before entering the job market. This challenge is amplified for the students majoring in Information Technology (IT), and cybersecurity in particular, due to the constantly changing technology…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Resumes (Personal), College Graduates, Employment Potential
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Laufer, Melissa – Comparative Education, 2020
Academics are increasingly seeking employment abroad. Despite their growing number, there is limited research on how academics secure positions at foreign universities. The literature does indicate however, that academic hiring is not a standardised meritocratic process, but influenced by academic tradition and social capital. Drawing on this…
Descriptors: Social Capital, College Faculty, Faculty Recruitment, Overseas Employment
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Randazzo, Chalice – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2020
What reasons do applicants use to write résumés, and what reasons do employers use to evaluate them? This article advocates for teaching reasons as a way to empower writers to make more nuanced, adaptive résumé decisions. Drawing from a study of 63 students, 20 advisors, and 24 employers, the article touches on résumé format, sections, and items;…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Resumes (Personal), Job Applicants, Undergraduate Students
Baer, Stephanie A.; Cavill, William, Jr.; Daher, Tareq – Professional Educator, 2020
In this qualitative inquiry, we explore administrator experiences and perspectives concerning art teacher candidate portfolios, specifically in their use for hiring. In an effort to inform teacher education curriculum and professional practices, we address the portfolio purpose, structure, and contents and attempt to gain insight into the digital…
Descriptors: Administrators, Art Teachers, Portfolios (Background Materials), Administrator Attitudes
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Koris, Rita; Vuylsteke, Jean-François – Research-publishing.net, 2020
This case study outlines an example of cooperative online learning for teaching business communication skills at a Hungarian and a Belgian university. During this eight week long Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange (E+VE) project, students collaborated online in virtual teams on a weekly basis to complete the following main missions: (1) giving constructive…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Communication Skills, Business Communication, Business English
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Mo, Wang; Ageeva, Juliya V.; Mei, Lin – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The goals of the article's authors are: to justify the need to teach students the skills of professional communication in a foreign language on the basis of a text-oriented approach; to demonstrate the possibility of conducting this type of training in reference to the discourse analysis of a particular institutional area. Achievement of the goals…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Communication Skills, Professional Education, Second Language Learning
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Spencer, Alice; Bussi, Anna – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2020
In the present article, we demonstrate the utility of Open Badge certifications in documenting ESP, EAP and EMI courses. Open Badges are online records of achievement which document field-specific, soft and technical skills. They consist of a visual image and a set of embedded metadata, they are endorsed by the institution which issues them and…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language of Instruction
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Fuglík, Viktor; Tochácek, Daniel – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
The paper reports on the concept, implementation and findings of qualitative research focused on an electronic portfolio. The research aimed to explore the use of an electronic portfolio in the learning process of lower-secondary school pupils in the Czech Republic concerning their career choice. The primary research question was defined as…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Secondary School Students, Portfolios (Background Materials), Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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