publication . Article . 2016

Public University Educators’ Understanding and Conception of Soft Skills for Educators

Ruzlan Md-Ali; Fuziah Shaffie; Fahainis Mohd Yusof;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Aug 2016 Journal: Cilt: 6 Sayı: 7S (issn: 2146-4405, eissn: 2146-4405, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: İlhan ÖZTÜRK
Abstract
There is still no formally agreed upon, universal set of soft skills. The lack of soft skills competence among graduates from public universities (PUs) is an issue and a reason for unsuccessful job applications. Students in PUs need to be guided to acquire the relevant soft skills and need to have role models to be professionally and socially competent. They can actually learn much from their lecturers or educators as role models. In a recent exploratory study, educators selected from PUs were individually interviewed to capture their understanding and conception of soft skills as part of their professional contribution to support the effort to foster and ensure...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATIONComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: Soft skills, Public University Educators, Graduate students, soft skills, public university educators, graduate students, Management. Industrial management, HD28-70, Business, HF5001-6182
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