Developing Student Graduateness and Employability: Issues, provocations, theory and practical guidelines (PDF E-book)

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This book addresses a definite gap in the higher education and talent development literature and praxis (theory and practice), especially in the African context Written for the subject specialist (academics, educators, talent developers, course designers), the book offers a compendium (or rather “tapestry”) of diverse views, philosophies, and creative and innovative approaches to learning, teaching and assessment design that cultivate student graduateness and employability in the higher education context This work will serve as a valuable handbook of guidelines for academics and talent developers on how to embed the concepts of graduateness and employability in teaching, raining, learning, and assessment design.

The reader can look forward to learning more about the following themes:

- Deconstructing graduateness: A focused review of the literature
- Graduateness as a contested idea: Navigating expectations between higher education, employers and
graduates
- Graduateness as contested space: challenges, opportunities and imperatives
- Managers’ expectations of employees in the 21st century
- Sustainability education and graduateness: A way of life?
- A framework for developing student graduateness and employability in the economic and management sciences
- Graduateness in the design of a curriculum in an ODL environment
- Reflections on developing distinctive graduate attributes
- Cultivating mindful and soulful graduates
- Graduateness, self-directedness and employability
- Fostering graduateness by adapting teaching strategies to match learning styles
- The use of story to enhance graduateness
- Creativity in economics teaching
- Setting the employability skills agenda for accounting graduates in an ODL environment
- Graduateness enhanced through the use of e-portfolios
- Developing student research skills in an open distance learning context
- The health and well-being of young graduates when they enter the workplace
- The part work integrated learning plays towards graduateness
- Vocational training’s role in employability
- Assessment that enhances graduateness and employability skills
- The contribution of learner support to improving graduateness
- Quality assurance to ensure the quality of graduate learning outcomes in an ODL environment
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About the Editorsv
About the Contributing Authorsvii
Foreword: Cultivating the RARE graduate
HC Ngambixix
Prefacexxi
Acknowledgementsxxiv
PART I: ISSUES AND PROVOCATIONS
Chapter 1: Graduateness and employability within the higher education environment:
A focused review of the literature
Yuraisha Chetty
Chapter 2: Student graduateness
Mandla Makhanya
Chapter 3: Graduateness as a contested idea: Navigating expectations between higher education, employers and graduates
Colleen Bernstein and Ruksana Osman
Chapter 4: A contextual legitimation approach to graduateness
Valiant A Clapper
Chapter 5: Sustainability education and graduateness: A way of life?
Muchaiteyi Togo and Godwell Nhamo
Chapter 6: Graduateness as counter-narrative: Gazing back at Medusa
Paul Prinsloo
Chapter 7: The subversion of graduateness by an obsession with employability?
Neil Stuart Eccles
PART II THEORY AND PRACTICAL GUIDELINES
Section I: Conceptual framework for developing student graduateness and
employability
Chapter 8: A framework for developing student graduateness and employability in the economic and management sciences at the University of South Africa
Melinde Coetzee
Chapter 9: Towards Improved Youth Employability
Lindiwe Olivia K Mabuza
Chapter 10: Managers’ expectations of business management graduates in the
21st century
Tersia Brevis-Landsberg
Chapter 11: Graduateness in the design of a curriculum in an Open Distance Learning
environment
Natasja Holtzhausen
Chapter 12: Reflections on developing distinctive University of Cape Town graduate
attributes
Judy Favish, Don Ross, Stephen Inggs, Harsha Kathard, Carrol Clarkson,
Jenni Case, Brandon Collier-Reed and Steve Reid
Section II: The role of professional programmes in developing student
graduateness
Chapter 13: Creativity in economics teaching
Stephanus Joubert and Bernard Serfontein
Chapter 14: Setting the employability skills agenda for accounting graduates in an
ODL environment
CC (Bienkie) Shuttleworth
Chapter 15: Assessment and development towards graduateness and employability of
masters students in Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Rian Viviers and Annelize van Niekerk
Chapter 16: Evaluating the effectiveness of the Advanced Programme in Organisational
Development in enhancing student graduateness
Nico Martins
Section III: The role of work-integrated and vocational learning in developing
student graduateness and employability
Chapter 17: The part that work-integrated learning plays in graduateness
Thomas Groenewald
Chapter 18: The role of vocational training in employability
Hester Nienaber, Edmund Ferreira and Heinz Schenk
Chapter 19: Using a co-operative education consortium model to promote lifelong and
life-wide learning for management learners in the explosives sector
Andreas de Beer, Cama Brandt and Hannelize Jacobs
Section IV: Fostering student agency and wellbeing
Chapter 20: Lots of degrees but no temperature – cultivating mindful and soulful
graduates
Pieter van der Merwe
Chapter 21: Graduateness, self-directedness and employability
Jo-Anne Botha
Chapter 22: Developing student research skills in an open distance learning context
Marié de Beer, Sanet van der Westhuizen, Nomfusi Bekwa and
Mariana Petersen-Waughtal
Chapter 23: Employee health and wellbeing: What should young graduates know when
they enter the workplace?
Karina Mostert and Crizelle Els
Section V: Teaching and assessment techniques
Chapter 24: Fostering graduateness by balancing teaching strategies and learning styles
Hester Nienaber
Chapter 25: Using stories to enhance graduateness
Beverly Leeds
Chapter 26: A longitudinal study on teaching case studies in Public Administration
at an Open Distance Learning university
Rochelle Wessels and Mzikayise Shakespeare Binza
Chapter 27: The contribution of e-education in enhancing graduateness in an
Open Distance Learning environment
Leona Ungerer
Chapter 28: Graduateness enhanced through the use of e-portfolios
Willa Louw and Leonie Steyn
Chapter 29: e-Assessment that enhances graduateness and employability skills
Geoffrey Crisp
Section VI: Learner support and quality assurance
Chapter 30: The contribution of learner support towards improving student graduateness:
A case example
Michelle S May
Chapter 31: Quality assurance to ensure quality of graduate learning outcomes in an
Open Distance Learning environment
Truida Oosthuizen
REFLECTION AND CONCLUSION
REFERENCES
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