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Moore, Tami L.; Leffingwell, Claire J.; Nelson, Mark S. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2021
Since the origins of higher education in North America, interested parties have argued the role of colleges and universities. Some advance a public good argument for educating students as active citizens; others, from a private good stance, focusing on preparing graduates for employment. Moore, Leffingwell and Nelson suggest a hybrid purpose:…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Career Readiness, Student Personnel Services, Career Development
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Shank, Melissa K.; Santiague, Lilia – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2022
Despite decades of research in classroom management, issues contributing to novice teachers feeling unprepared to manage classrooms have not been fully explored. Teachers reported uncertainty with classroom management practices and requested clear expectations and additional support in classroom management (Cooper et al. 2018; Mireles-Rios,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Education, Career Readiness
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Daubney, Kate – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: This paper introduces a new approach to embedding employability by extracting from higher education curriculum the knowledge, attributes, skills and experience that employers value. The Extracted Employability concept enables academics to surface the innate employability value of what they already teach across all curriculums, disciplines…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, College Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development
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Koç, Ahmet; Sekerci, Ahmet Erhan; Koç, Sümeyye – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2022
Having 21st century skills, exhibiting effective classroom management, being able to use educational technologies, establishing interdisciplinary relations, making process-oriented measurement and evaluation, presenting values education with activities and using modern teaching techniques are now inevitable for efficiency in education. This…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Career Readiness, 21st Century Skills, Foreign Countries
Holecek, Christine T. – ProQuest LLC, 2021
P-16/P-20 Regional Councils are civic structures that exist to meet the goals of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) higher education plan. P-16/P-20 councils have been identified as an important vehicle to drive the success of future graduates from pre-kindergarten to postsecondary education. (Texas Higher Education Coordinating…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Readiness, Career Readiness, School Councils
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Riu, David; Casabayo, Monica; Sayeras, Josep M.; Rovira, Xari; Agell, Nuria – Educational Review, 2022
Curricula are an essential ingredient of academic activity in higher education institutions and so it is necessary to develop tools that help improve these curricula. The need to increase student employability has recently been highlighted as an objective for universities. This paper introduces a methodology to help assess curricula in the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Career Readiness, College Students, Employment Potential
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Sathorar, Heloise; Blignaut, Sylvan – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2021
South African Higher Education Institutions (HEI's) have been subjected to drastic changes over the past two decades. However, despite restructuring, demographical changes and curriculum changes, it appears that from a students' perspective that little has changed, as Eurocentric curricula continue to prevail, where lecturer-centred approaches are…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Curriculum Implementation, Career Readiness, Educational Change
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Warrner, Jennifer – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Technical skills are important in all industries. Most academic programs at higher education institutions focus on teaching technical skills. However, in addition to seeking candidates with strong technical skills, employers also seek candidates who have strong soft skills, such as communication, organization, and teamwork. This paper highlights…
Descriptors: Soft Skills, Academic Education, Curriculum Development, Higher Education
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Wisniewski, Robin; Foster, Laura Rasmussen – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Research on social emotional learning (SEL) and employability skills has shown positive outcomes for learners over the past three decades. They both represent skills and competencies that are important for adult learners in gaining workplace success. However, rather than focusing on each set of competencies separately in instruction, adult…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Adult Students, Social Emotional Learning, Employment Potential
Hardwrict, Marissa B. – ProQuest LLC, 2021
Each year, hundreds of students graduate with a terminal degree. Many have aspirations to teach at a college or university. This includes graduates of social work programs. However, little information is known about the experiences of teaching readiness of social work Ph.D. graduates. The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of…
Descriptors: Social Work, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Doctoral Programs
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Bettencourt, Genia M.; George Mwangi, Chrystal A.; Green, Keisha L.; Morales, Daniel Morales – Innovative Higher Education, 2022
Career and technical education (CTE) and college preparation curriculum in high school are often treated as mutually exclusive options rather than integrated, symbiotic tracks. However, increasingly career fields require some postsecondary education, and access to four-year college degrees are important for long-term earnings and mobility. In this…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, High School Students, Student Attitudes
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Celume, Macarena-Paz; Korda, Helene – Education & Training, 2022
Purpose: This paper provides evidence of the outcomes proposed by the reviewed programmes and their level of effectiveness. Design/methodology/approach: Articles were screened by title and abstract to ensure correspondence with exclusion/inclusion criteria. Themes were analysed through collective coding and scoring. Size effects were calculated.…
Descriptors: Educational History, Intervention, Unemployment, Labor Force Development
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Swan, Richard H.; Plummer, Kenneth J.; West, Richard E. – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2020
In this paper, we synthesize research on the nature and development of expertise to propose a developmental model that describes four main areas of expert knowledge: procedural, conditional, and conceptual knowledge, along with knowledge generation. We propose that these types of expert knowledge map onto and promote the development of four types…
Descriptors: Expertise, Higher Education, Models, Knowledge Level
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Willis, Linda-Dianne; Shaukat, Sadia; Low-Choy, Samantha – British Educational Research Journal, 2022
In this article we explore the use of teacher professional standards in an initial teacher education programme and preservice teacher perceptions of their preparedness for teaching using a survey of 54 first- and second-year preservice teachers in a graduate-entry programme. The survey asked the preservice teachers to respond to 16 questions based…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Career Readiness, Standards
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Allen, Douglas B.; Fukami, Cynthia V.; Wittmer, Dennis P. – Journal of Management Education, 2022
We have entered the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Disruption is coming--in fact, it is here. New paradigms are forming, which will bring significant change to the workplace. It is unclear what changes will come to pass and what will be their ultimate impact on the workplace. But our discipline of management bears a deep responsibility to…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Elective Courses, Curriculum Development, College Curriculum
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