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Embedding employability in course design: an international experience

Embedding employability in course design: an international experience

Gao, Xiaowen (2019) Embedding employability in course design: an international experience. In: Advance HE’s Annual Teaching and Learning Conference 2019, Teaching in the spotlight: Innovation for teaching excellence, 02 - 04 Jul 2019, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Employability is an increasingly important part of students’ experience in UK universities. Embedding employability knowledge within ordinary teaching offers the opportunity to combine students’ employability development with subject learning but is disliked by educators since lecture time is usually only sufficient for the required subject knowledge. We present an embedded design that allows employability skills to be developed without requiring additional time. It has been adopted in an undergraduate module delivered to students at one of University of Greenwich’s partners in China. It has helped them improve their employability skills and be better prepared for their study at UK universities.

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: employability, teaching innovation, international student
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Accounting & Finance
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Last Modified: 21 Aug 2019 11:09
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/23030

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