Towards an engineering career appraisal tool for secondary school students

Burton, Lorelle J. and Dowling, David G. (2013) Towards an engineering career appraisal tool for secondary school students. In: 41st Annual Engineering Education Conference (SEFI 2013): Engineering Education Fast Forward 1973-2013 , 16-20 Sep 2013, Leuven, Belgium.

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Abstract

The Engineering Career Appraisal Tool (EngCAT) project is funded by the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching and aims to:
- Identify the key factors that lead to academic success in engineering degree programs; and
- Develop strategies to better support students academically and ensure that they make informed decisions regarding choice of study major.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Psychology, Counselling and Community (1 Jul 2013 - 31 Dec 2014)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Psychology, Counselling and Community (1 Jul 2013 - 31 Dec 2014)
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2014 23:00
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2015 01:19
Uncontrolled Keywords: career; secondary school students; engineering
Fields of Research (2008): 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170109 Personality, Abilities and Assessment
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130106 Secondary Education
09 Engineering > 0999 Other Engineering > 099999 Engineering not elsewhere classified
Fields of Research (2020): 52 PSYCHOLOGY > 5299 Other psychology > 529999 Other psychology not elsewhere classified
39 EDUCATION > 3903 Education systems > 390306 Secondary education
40 ENGINEERING > 4099 Other engineering > 409999 Other engineering not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/24835

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