Academic credit and career education for engineering and surveying students

McIlveen, Peter and Gibson, Ellen (2000) Academic credit and career education for engineering and surveying students. Australian Journal of Career Development, 9 (2). pp. 6-7. ISSN 1038-4162

[img]
Preview
Text (Published Version)
McIlveen_Gibson_AJCD_v9n2_PV.pdf

Download (243Kb) | Preview

Abstract

Research has indicated the potential of career education for academic credit at university. This case study describes how a university careers service integrated careers education workshops into the academic curriculum of an engineering and surveying faculty. Workshops on Job Skills and Career Transition were presented to 118 undergraduate students. Participants completed assignments for academic credit. These were 'marked' by career counsellors and follow-up careers counselling was provided to interested individuals. This pilot project confirms the utility of curriculum-integrated career education. Implications for career education across an entire undergraduate degree course and on-line education are raised.


Statistics for USQ ePrint 409
Statistics for this ePrint Item
Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Authors retain copyright.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:20
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2013 03:03
Uncontrolled Keywords: career development; engineering students; surveying students; academic credit
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170103 Educational Psychology
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130305 Educational Counselling
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939902 Education and Training Theory and Methodology
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/409

Actions (login required)

View Item Archive Repository Staff Only