publication . Book . Article . 2010

Every student counts: promoting numeracy and enhancing employability

Naureen Durrani;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: University of Central Lancashire
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This three-year project investigated factors that influence the development of undergraduates’ numeracy skills, with a view to identifying ways to improve them and thereby enhance student employability. Its aims and objectives were to ascertain: the generic numeracy skills in which employers expect their graduate recruits to be competent and the extent to which employers are using numeracy tests as part of graduate recruitment processes; the numeracy skills developed within a diversity of academic disciplines;\ud the prevalence of factors that influence undergraduates’ development of their numeracy skills; how the development of numeracy skills might be better s...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATIONComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: X200, X300, G110
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3. 'National Student Forum Annual Report' (October 2009), http://www.nationalstudentforum.com/wordpress/ wp-content/uploads/2009/10/NSF_annual_report_2009.pdf, last accessed 02/09/10.

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publication . Book . Article . 2010

Every student counts: promoting numeracy and enhancing employability

Naureen Durrani;