Facilitating transition from rural schools to university: a case study

McIlveen, Peter and Ford, Tanya and Everton, Bradley (2005) Facilitating transition from rural schools to university: a case study. Australian Journal of Career Development, 14 (1). pp. 11-16. ISSN 1038-4162

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Abstract

This case study describes a career education program that has engaged rural high school students with the experience of university. The residential experience program included learning exercises for career exploration, attending university, and social experiences related to living in a city. Evaluation indicated that rural schools and students have engaged with the program and that there was tentative evidence indicative of a positive impact upon the participants' career aspirations and decision-making.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: The accepted version may not exactly replicate the final version published in the ACER journal. It is not a copy of the record.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:16
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:30
Uncontrolled Keywords: career education; rural high school students; university
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170103 Educational Psychology
16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160804 Rural Sociology
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130305 Educational Counselling
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9304 School/Institution > 930402 School/Institution Community and Environment
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/179

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