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    Understanding pedagogical essentials of employability embedded curricula for business school Undergraduates: a multi-generational Cohort perspective

    Yamoah, Fred (2020) Understanding pedagogical essentials of employability embedded curricula for business school Undergraduates: a multi-generational Cohort perspective. Higher Education Pedagogies 5 (1), pp. 360-380. ISSN 2375-2696.

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    Abstract

    The concepts of employability and generational effects are emerging disciplines within the context of business education management research, but their complementary role in curriculum development and enrichment is yet to be explored. The study employs a work-related employability course for a business school undergraduate cohort (N = 267) consisting of the social categorisations of various generations - Baby Boomers, X, Y and Z - to examine the generational effects from the student stakeholder perspective of work-related learning outcomes in employability embedded curricula. This research shows the differences in students’ perceptions based on age generations as shown to be marked by the Generations X, Y and Z, which also produces a different intergenerational learning opportunity with distinct characteristics. We established that, undergraduate multi-generational cohorts expect contextualised employability-related teaching to accompany designing and embedding work-related employability curricula. We show that an employability embedded curriculum is likely to improve students’ employability decisions when different inter-generational learning environments are factored into programme development, delivery, and assessment.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
    Depositing User: Fred Yamoah
    Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2020 08:27
    Last Modified: 05 Oct 2022 18:12
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/40544

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