Facebook and the fast-track to better futures for disadvantaged youth

Ryan, Naomi and Hopkins, Susan (2013) Facebook and the fast-track to better futures for disadvantaged youth. Australian Career Practitioner, 24 (3). pp. 13-14. ISSN 1324-5368

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Abstract

The Tertiary Preparation Program Intensive School for Year 12 school leavers offers young people from low socio-economic backgrounds an alternative pathway to university, a second chance at tertiary entrance and ultimately for some, a fast track to a better future. By adding Facebook and other social media to the teaching toolkit, opportunities expand for the students from non-traditional backgrounds to transition to university culture and to expand their social networks.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author retains copyright.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Open Access College
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2018 23:17
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2018 23:22
Uncontrolled Keywords: career development, disadvantaged youth
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/35008

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