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McBeath, Margaret; Drysdale, Maureen T. B.; Bohn, Nicholas – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between peer support and sense of belonging on the mental health and overall well-being, with a specific focus on comparing the perceptions of students in a work-integrated learning (WIL) program to those in a traditional non-WIL program. Design/methodology/approach: Semi-structured…
Descriptors: Integrated Activities, Mental Health, Grounded Theory, Qualitative Research
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Nghia, Tran Le Huu; Duyen, Nguyen Thi My – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the experiences of Tourism and Hospitality interns in Vietnam to identify dimensions of internship-related learning outcomes and factors influencing these learning outcomes. Design/methodology/approach: In total, 12 in-depth interviews were conducted with 12 interns to identify the dimensions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internship Programs, Outcomes of Education, Tourism
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Kubberød, Elin; Pettersen, Inger Beate – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to expand on the entrepreneurial learning literature and situated learning theory to explore how students with different educational backgrounds learn to recognise opportunities at the periphery of an entrepreneurial practice. The authors theoretically outline factors that may influence students'…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Masters Programs
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Chhinzer, Nita; Russo, Anna Maria – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore employer perceptions of graduate student employability. This study is novel since existing research focused on employability is largely theoretic, remains focused on defining employability of undergraduates and largely fails to determine employer perceptions of factors that increase or decrease…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Employment Potential, Graduate Students, Work Experience
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Bayerlein, Leopold; Jeske, Debora – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a student learning outcome focussed assessment of the benefits and limitations of traditional internships, e-internships, and simulated internships to evaluate the potential of computer-mediated internships (CMIs) (e-internships and simulated internships) within higher education from a student…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Mediated Communication, Internship Programs, Outcomes of Education
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Messer, David – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: In the UK, concern frequently has been voiced that young people lack appropriate employability skills. One way to address this is to provide work based placements. In general, previous research findings have indicated that young people find such placements useful because of help with career choice and relevant skills. However, most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Placement, Job Skills, Employment Potential
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Gloster, Rosie; Buzzeo, Jonathan; Cox, Annette; Bertram, Christine; Tassinari, Arianna; Schmidtke, Kelly Ann; Vlaev, Ivo – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the behavioural determinants of work-related benefits claimants' training behaviours and to suggest ways to improve claimants' compliance with training referrals. Design/methodology/approach: Qualitative interviews were conducted with 20 Jobcentre Plus staff and training providers, and 60 claimants.…
Descriptors: Training, Qualitative Research, Interviews, Human Capital
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Sharafizad, Jalleh – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate women small business owners' informal learning behaviour. There is limited qualitative research that examines women small business owners' learning process and this study aims to address this gap. The study was driven by the following research questions: "Do women small business owners…
Descriptors: Small Businesses, Entrepreneurship, Informal Education, Foreign Countries
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Hatt, Lucy – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present research into the entrepreneurs' perspective of concepts critical to thinking as an entrepreneur, in order to inform enterprise and entrepreneurship course design in higher education. Design/methodology/approach: Taking a social constructivist approach, using a Delphi-style method, semi-structured…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Delphi Technique, Semi Structured Interviews, Higher Education
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Morselli, Daniele – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to focus on a course in entrepreneurship education for students studying for a Masters in Educational Sciences at a Finnish university. The course was structured around the principles of constructive alignment and aimed to move beyond reflection on entrepreneurship towards action Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Education Courses
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Deer, LillyBelle K.; Gohn, Kelsey; Kanaya, Tomoe – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: Current college students in the USA are reporting higher levels of anxiety over career planning than previous generations, placing pressure on colleges to provide effective career development opportunities for their students. Research has consistently found that increasing career-related self-efficacy is particularly effective at…
Descriptors: College Students, Career Planning, Career Development, Anxiety
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Bharucha, Jehangir – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: Within a connectivist learning model, the purpose of this paper is to investigate the adoption of social media for educational purposes in India, a hitherto unexplored area of research. The basic research thrust is on students' experiences when social media is incorporated into higher education. This research tries to gather evidence on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Technology Uses in Education, College Students
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Lester, Stan – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review three international frameworks, including the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED), in relation to one country's higher professional and vocational education system. Design/methodology/approach: The frameworks were examined in the context of English higher work-related…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Vocational Education, Models, Classification
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Lyons, Paul; Bandura, Randall P. – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: Grounded on components of experiential learning theory (ELT) and self-regulation of learning (SRL) theory, augmented by elements of action theory and script development, the purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the case-based modeling (CBM) instructional approach that stimulates learning in groups or teams. CBM is related to individual…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Skill Development, Experiential Learning, Learning Theories
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Ismail, Annafatmawaty B. T.; Sawang, Sukanlaya; Zolin, Roxanne – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to answer the research question: "Do different pedagogies used in teaching entrepreneurship education influence individual skill development, which then in turn translates into a likelihood of entrepreneurial implementation intention?" Design/methodology/approach: The number of total participants for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods
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