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The Resource Universities, Employability and Human Development

Universities, Employability and Human Development

Label
Universities, Employability and Human Development
Title
Universities, Employability and Human Development
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Walker, Melanie
Dewey number
370
Index
no index present
LC call number
L1-991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Fongwa, Samuel
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  • Education
  • Education and state
  • ducation and state
  • Educational sociology
  • Education, Higher
  • Education
  • Higher Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Career Skills
  • Life Skills
  • Educational Policy and Politics
Label
Universities, Employability and Human Development
Instantiates
Publication
Note
9 Human Development, Capabilities and Graduate Employability
Bibliography note
References7 Employers and Graduate Opportunities; Revisiting Uneven Terrain; Employers Preferred Universities; The 'Right' Kind of Person-Functionings Valued by Employers; Note; References; 8 Aspirations, Capabilities and Navigating Future-Forward; Conceptualizing Aspirations; Empirical Student Biographies; Aspirations and Agency: Wits (Table 8.1) ; Valued Capabilities; Aspirations and Agency: UFS (Table 8.2) ; Aspirations and Agency: Univen (Table 8.3) ; Aspirations and Agency: NMMU (Table 8.4) ; Aspirations, Capabilities and Employability; References
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Universities, Employability andHuman Development; Preface; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Contextual and Policy Conditions; University-Employability-Employment; Higher Education for Human Development, Well-Being and Agency; Education Purposes; Tracing Key Policy Developments in South African Higher Education; The Current Higher Education Context: Policy, Participation and Funding; The Employability Research Project; What Follows; Notes; References; 2 Graduate Employability, Global Shifts and Local Realities; Perspectives on What Universities Do
  • Higher Education and Socio-economic DevelopmentGraduate Employability: Assumptions and Tensions; Graduate Employability in South Africa; Contextual Realities; Graduate Demand Predictors; Graduate Supply Predictors; Higher Education as/and the Public Good; Note; References; 3 A Human Capabilities Conceptualization of Graduate Employability; Development as Well-Being (Individual, Social and National) and Agency; Capabilities, Agency Freedoms and Equality; Not to Neglect Functionings; 'Conversion Factors': Education and Inequalities; Resources (Including Income); Capital or Capabilities
  • Which Capabilities?A 'Good' Education; Notes; References; 4 Employability and Conversion Factors; Understandings of 'Graduate Employability'; Personal Conversion Factors; Social-university Conversion Factors Influencing Employability; University Reputation; Field of Study; Aspirations; Misalignment of Theory and Practice; Extra-curricular Activities; Human Development Values as a Conversion Factor for Expansive Employability; Graduate Employability; Notes; References; 5 Access and Participation; University Contributions; Enhancing Inclusive Access; Teaching and Learning
  • The Contribution of the Careers OfficeCan Universities Do More?; Note; References; 6 Democratic Citizenship and Employable Graduates; Why Citizenship When Considering Employability?; Nussbaum and Three Human Development Capabilities; Critical Examination; Global Citizenship; Narrative Imagination; 'Human Development Citizenship': University Visions, Missions and Values; Developing Citizens: University Arrangements; Perspectives from Staff and Students: Fostering Citizenship Values; Teaching and Cultivating Citizenship; Student Agency Freedoms; Towards 'Human Development-Citizenship'
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137584526
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1057/978-1-137-58452-6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn970636440
Label
Universities, Employability and Human Development
Publication
Note
9 Human Development, Capabilities and Graduate Employability
Bibliography note
References7 Employers and Graduate Opportunities; Revisiting Uneven Terrain; Employers Preferred Universities; The 'Right' Kind of Person-Functionings Valued by Employers; Note; References; 8 Aspirations, Capabilities and Navigating Future-Forward; Conceptualizing Aspirations; Empirical Student Biographies; Aspirations and Agency: Wits (Table 8.1) ; Valued Capabilities; Aspirations and Agency: UFS (Table 8.2) ; Aspirations and Agency: Univen (Table 8.3) ; Aspirations and Agency: NMMU (Table 8.4) ; Aspirations, Capabilities and Employability; References
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Universities, Employability andHuman Development; Preface; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Contextual and Policy Conditions; University-Employability-Employment; Higher Education for Human Development, Well-Being and Agency; Education Purposes; Tracing Key Policy Developments in South African Higher Education; The Current Higher Education Context: Policy, Participation and Funding; The Employability Research Project; What Follows; Notes; References; 2 Graduate Employability, Global Shifts and Local Realities; Perspectives on What Universities Do
  • Higher Education and Socio-economic DevelopmentGraduate Employability: Assumptions and Tensions; Graduate Employability in South Africa; Contextual Realities; Graduate Demand Predictors; Graduate Supply Predictors; Higher Education as/and the Public Good; Note; References; 3 A Human Capabilities Conceptualization of Graduate Employability; Development as Well-Being (Individual, Social and National) and Agency; Capabilities, Agency Freedoms and Equality; Not to Neglect Functionings; 'Conversion Factors': Education and Inequalities; Resources (Including Income); Capital or Capabilities
  • Which Capabilities?A 'Good' Education; Notes; References; 4 Employability and Conversion Factors; Understandings of 'Graduate Employability'; Personal Conversion Factors; Social-university Conversion Factors Influencing Employability; University Reputation; Field of Study; Aspirations; Misalignment of Theory and Practice; Extra-curricular Activities; Human Development Values as a Conversion Factor for Expansive Employability; Graduate Employability; Notes; References; 5 Access and Participation; University Contributions; Enhancing Inclusive Access; Teaching and Learning
  • The Contribution of the Careers OfficeCan Universities Do More?; Note; References; 6 Democratic Citizenship and Employable Graduates; Why Citizenship When Considering Employability?; Nussbaum and Three Human Development Capabilities; Critical Examination; Global Citizenship; Narrative Imagination; 'Human Development Citizenship': University Visions, Missions and Values; Developing Citizens: University Arrangements; Perspectives from Staff and Students: Fostering Citizenship Values; Teaching and Cultivating Citizenship; Student Agency Freedoms; Towards 'Human Development-Citizenship'
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137584526
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1057/978-1-137-58452-6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn970636440

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