Career development learning in higher education: how authentic work experiences and opportunities for career exploration canincrease self-efficacy and inform career identity

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Benton, Paula;
(2015)
  • Publisher: NICEC/CDI
  • Subject: C800 | L400 | X300
    acm: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION

A recent study suggests that enhancing career development is a key motivator for students entering university (Kandiko & Mawer, 2013). This article discusses the place of career development learning within the ‘employability’ agenda. It draws upon on social learning and... View more
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