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Core and Further Reading

Core and further reading for this module is listed below. Core reading is referred to throughout the online materials in the order given.

Core reading

Gothard, B. (2001) Career development theory, in B. Gothard, P. Mignot, M. Offer & M. Ruff, Careers guidance in context, London: Sage.
In chapter 2, Bill Gothard provides an introductory overview of some key career development theories. The link provided is to the e-book.

Inkson, K. (2007). Understanding Careers: the Metaphors of Working Lives. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Chapter 1 is in your reading pack.

Qualification and Curriculum Authority (2008) The Diploma and its Pedagogy. Coventry: QCA (The link is to the pdf format)

Kolb, D. (1984) Experiential learning: experience as the source of learning and development, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. An extract is in your reading pack

Krumboltz, J.D. (1996) A learning theory of career counseling, in M.L. Savickas & W.B. Walsh (Eds.), Handbook of career counseling theory and practice, Palo Alto, CA: Consulting Psychologists Press. This chapter is in your reading pack.

McGrath, S (2009) What is Employability? Project Paper No. 1, Learning to Support Employability Project, Nottingham: University of Nottingham

Tomlinson, M. (2012) Graduate Employability: A review of Conceptual and Empirical Themes. Higher Education Policy 25, 407-431

Further reading

Brown, P. and Hesketh, A. (2004). The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Cranmer, S. (2006) ‘Enhancing graduate employability: best intentions and mixed outcomes’, Studies in Higher Education, 31, ( 2): 169-184.

Dacre-Pool, L. and Sewell, P. (2007) ‘The key to Employability: developing a practical model of graduate employability’ Education and Training, 49 (4), 277-289

Frigerio, G & Preston, A. (2011) Widening participation in Elite Universities and Unpaid Work Experience: reaching the ‘right’ students with employability initiatives In Barham, L & Irving, B (2011) (eds) Constructing the Future: Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice, Stourbridge, Institute for Career Guidance

Frigerio, G., Mendez, R. and McCash, P. (2012). Re-designing Work-related Learning: a Management Studies Placement Module. Coventry: Career Studies Unit

Gazier, B. (1999) Employability: Concepts and Policies, InforMISEP Reports No. 67-68, Birmingham, European Employment Observatory

Hillage, J. and Pollard, E. (1998) Employability: Developing a Framework for Policy Analysis, Research Brief RR85, Nottingham: Department for Education and Employment.

Hinchliffe, G. and Jolly, A. (2011) ‘Graduate Identity and Employability’ British Educational Research Journal 37 (4) 563-584

Holmes, L. (2001) ‘Reconsidering Graduate Employability: The Graduate Identity Approach’, Quality in Higher Education, 7 (2) 111-119

Illeris, K. (Ed.) (2009) Contemporary theories of learning, Abingdon: Routledge.

Little B. and colleagues (2006) 'Employability and work-based learning.' York: The Higher Education Academy.

Little, B. & Harvey, L. (2006) Learning through work placements and beyond. Manchester: HECSU.

Mann, A. (2012) Work Experience: impact and delivery – insights from the evidence. London: Education and Employers Task Force.

Miller, A., Watts, A.G. and Jamieson, I. (1991) Rethinking work experience. London: Falmer

Morgan, G. (2006) Images of Organization. London: Sage.

Moon, J (2004) Reflection and Employability. York: The Higher Education Academy.

Moreland, N 2005 Work-related learning in higher education. York: The Higher Education Academy.

Pegg, A., Waldock, J., Hendy-Isaac, S. & Lawton, R. (2012) Pedagogy for employability. York: Higher Education Academy.

Simon, R.I, Dippo, D., and Schenke, A. (1991) Learning work: a critical pedagogy of work education, New York, NY: Bergin and Garvey.

Stanley J, & Huddleston, P. (eds.) (2011) Work-related learning:a guide for teachers and practitioners. London: Routledge

Watts, A. (2006) Career development learning and employability. York: The Higher Education Academy.

Watts, T. and Butcher, V. (2008) Break-out or Break-up?. Manchester: HECSU.

Yorke, M. (2006) Employability in higher education: what it is – what it is not. York: The Higher Education Academy.

Yorke, M. and Knight, P. (2006) Embedding employability into the curriculum, York: The Higher Education Academy