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Improving groupworking skills in undergraduates through employer involvement.

Goldfinch, Judy, Laybourn, Phyllis, McLeod, Lucy and Stewart, Sheila (1999) Improving groupworking skills in undergraduates through employer involvement. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 24 (1). pp. 41-51. ISSN 0260-2938

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A project involved employers in the development of teamwork skills of undergraduate accounting students, with the aims of increasing student awareness of group dynamics and processes, and promoting more effective group work. Employers observed students working in small groups and provided feedback on skills. Students, staff, and employers were enthusiastic about the approach

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0260-2938
Electronic ISSN: 1469-297X
Uncontrolled Keywords: Group skills; undergraduate; employer involvement; teamwork; group dynamics;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences > School of Health and Social Sciences
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
600 Technology > 650 Management & public relations > 658 General management
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
L Education > L Education (General)
Item ID: 2558
Depositing User: Mrs Lyn Gibson
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2009 14:25
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 15:34
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2558

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