Evaluation of a team project based learning module for developing employability skills

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Whatley, JE
  • Publisher: Informing Science Institute
  • Journal: Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology (issn: 1547-5840, eissn: 1547-5867)
  • Subject: media_dig_tech_and_creative_econ | Information technology | T58.5-58.64
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION

This paper presents a case study, in which a new module, aimed at enhancing students’ employ-ability skills, is evaluated. Employability skills for graduates from higher education are regarded as essential outcomes from their degree programmes, but it can be difficult t... View more
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