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Further reading

The list contains both core and optional reading. Core readings are highlighted in bold and provided in the Warwick module reading pack.



Amundsen, C., Weston, C. and McAlpine, L. (2008) Concept mapping to support university academics’ analysis of course content, Studies in higher education, 33 (6): 633-652.

Beard, C., Wilson, J.P. and McCarter, R. (2007) Towards a theory of e-learning: experiential e-learning, Journal of hospitality, leisure, sport and tourism education, 6 (2): 3-15.

Brown, R. (2000) Group processes: dynamics within and between groups (2nd edn.), Oxford: Blackwell.*

Coffield, F., Moseley, D., Hall, E. and Ecclestone, K. (2004) Learning style and pedagogy in post-16 learning: a systematic and critical review, London: Learning and Skills Research Centre & Learning and Skills Development Agency.

Exley, K and Dennick, R. (2004) Small group teaching: tutorials, seminars and beyond, London: Routledge Falmer.

Frigerio, G., Mendez, R. and McCash, P. (2012) Re-designing work-related learning: a management studies placement module, Coventry: Career Studies Unit.

Fry, H., Ketteridge, S. and Marshall, S. (2003) A handbook for teaching and learning in higher education: enhancing academic practice, London: Kogan Page.

Inkson, K. (2007) Understanding careers: the metaphors of working lives, London: Sage.

Johnson, D.W. and Johnson, F.P. (2009) Group dynamics, in D.W. Johnson and F.P. Johnson, Joining together: group theory and group skills (10th edn.), Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.*

King, H. (ed.) (2001) Case studies in problem-based learning from geography, earth and environmental sciences, http://gees.ac.uk/pubs/planet/pbl.pdf (accessed 2/12/11).

Kolb, D. (1984) Experiential learning: experience as the source of learning and development, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Extracts provided.

Lewis, R. and Whitlock, Q. (2003) How to plan and manage an e-learning programme, Aldershot: Gower.

McCash, P. (2011) Designing a generic career studies module: a practical example, Reading: Centre for Career Management Skills.

Mezirow, J. (2009) An overview on transformative learning, in K. Illeris (ed.) Contemporary theories of learning, Abingdon: Routledge.

Northedge, A. (2003) Enabling participation in academic discourse, Teaching in higher education, 8 (2): 169-180.

Reynolds, C.M. (2011) Understanding careers, Sheffield: AGCAS.

Rogers, C.R. (1994) Freedom to learn, New York, NY: Macmillan.
Extracts provided.

Salmon, G. (2003) E-moderating: the key to teaching and learning on-line (2nd edn.), London: Kogan Page.

Schon, D. (1995) The reflective practitioner: how professionals think in action, Aldershot: Arena.

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

 


Extension reading

Career-related learning
A key question to consider in this module is: how do people learn about career? The residential tuition, the online materials and the reading pack are all useful here. Further relevant texts are:

Argyris, C. and Schon, D. (1974), Theory in practice: increasing professional effectiveness, San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass

Bowman, H., Hodkinson, P. and Colley, H. (2006) Employability and careers progression for full-time UK Masters students, Manchester: HECSU.

Hodkinson, P. (2008) Understanding career decision-making and progression: careership revisited, Career research and development: the NICEC journal 21: 4-17.

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

Jung, C. (1954) The development of personality, New York, NY: Princeton University Press/Bollingen Foundation. Pages 8-36.

Lave, J. and Wenger, E. (1991) Situated learning: legitimate peripheral participation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Law, B. (1996). A career-learning theory, in A.G. Watts, B. Law, J. Killeen, J. Kidd and R. Hawthorn (eds.), Rethinking careers education and guidance: theory, policy and practice, London: Routledge.

Mitchell, L.K. and Krumboltz, J.D. (1996) Krumboltz’s learning theory of career choice and counseling, in D. Brown, L. Brooks and associates, Career choice and development (third edition). Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, CA.

Reinvention (The) Centre for Undergraduate Research. (2009) Students at work: learning to labour in higher education, http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/sociology/rsw/undergrad/cetl/filmspublications/studentsatwork/ (accessed 6 June 2013).

Willis, P. (1977) Learning to labour: how working-class kids get working-class jobs, Saxon House: Farnborough.

 

Career management: the debate over career management
The following texts are selected as an introduction to the different approaches taken to career management.

Arthur, M.B. (2003) New careers, new relationships: understanding and supporting the contemporary worker, http://www.derby.ac.uk/icegs/publications (accessed 2 June 2013).

Covey, S.R. (2004) The seven habits of highly effective people, London: Simon and Schuster.

Hawkins, P. (2007) Windmills interactive, http://www.windmillsonline.co.uk/interactive (accessed 2 June 2013).

King, Z. (2004) Career self-management: its nature, causes and consequences, Journal of vocational behavior, 65: 112-133.

Law, B. and Watts, A.G. (1977) Schools, careers and community, London: Church Information Office.

Mitchell, K.E., Levin, A.S. and Krumboltz, J.D. (1999) Planned happenstance: constructing unexpected career opportunities, Journal of counseling and development, 77: 115-124.

National Life/Work Centre (2000) The blueprint for life/work designs, http://www.blueprint4life.ca/blueprint/home.cfm/lang/1 (accessed 7 June 2013).


Career typologies
The following texts provide examples of the debate over career typologies.

Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A. and Hughes, D. (2008) Adult career progression and advancement: a five year study of the effectiveness of guidance, http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/publications/2008 (accessed 6 June 2013).

Brown, P. and Hesketh, A. (2004) The mismanagement of talent: employability and jobs in the knowledge economy, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pages 115-146.

Tomlinson, M. (2007). Graduate employability and student attitudes and orientations to the labour market, Journal of education and work 20 (4): 285-304.

Career development theories
Kerr Inkson’s guide is designed as a student textbook to support the teaching of career modules and enable a range of perspectives on career development to be discussed in class.

Inkson, K. (2007) Understanding careers: the metaphors of working lives, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Surveys of career education in higher education
There have been at least three relevant surveys and research projects.

Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A. and Brown, J. (2005) A systematic literature review of research into career-related interventions for higher education, http://www.hecsu.ac.uk/cms/ShowPage/Home_page/Research_reports/Review_of_Research/p!eklfgif (accessed 2 June 2013).

Foskett, R. and Johnston, B. (2006) Curriculum development and career decision-making in higher education: credit-bearing careers education, http://www.hecsu.ac.uk/cms/ShowPage/Home_page/Research_reports/Credit_Bearing_Careers_Education/p!ejFdgkp (accessed 7 June 2013).

Horn, J. (2010) Values at work: a qualitative study of careers education in higher education, http://www.hecsu.ac.uk/research_reports_values_at_work.htm (accessed 5 June 2013).

 

Wider reading

Centre for Career Management Skills. (2010) New directions in career studies: English and Media degrees, http://www.reading.ac.uk/web/FILES/ccms/New_Directions_in_Career_Studies_English_and_Media_Degrees_booklet.pdf (accessed 15 June 2011).

Collin, A. (1998) Re-thinking the relationship between theory and practice: practitioners as map-readers, map-makers – or jazz players? in R. Edwards, R. Harrison and A. Tait (eds.), Telling tales: perspectives on guidance and counselling in learning, London: Routledge.

Daws, P.P. (1977) Are careers education programmes in secondary schools a waste of time? - a reply to Roberts, British journal of guidance and counselling, 5 (1): 10-18.

Edwards, R. (1997) Changing places: flexibility, lifelong learning and a learning society, London: Routledge.

Edwards, R., Harrison, R., & Tait, A. (eds.) (1998) Telling tales: perspectives on guidance and counselling in learning, Routledge: London.

Horn, J. (2007) Prioritising learner development in careers education: a model for higher education, Career research and development: the NICEC journal, 17: 30-34.

Kumar, A. (2007) Personal, academic and career development in higher education – soaring to success, London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis.

Law, B. (1999) Career-learning space: new-DOTS thinking for careers education, British journal of guidance and counselling, 27 (1): 35-54.

McCash, P. (2006) We’re all career researchers now: breaking open career education and DOTS, British journal of guidance and counselling, 34 (4): 429-49.

McCash, P. (2007) Career studies: new ideas for academics and careers advisers, Career research and development: the NICEC journal, 17: 23-29.

McCash, P. (2008) Career studies handbook: career development learning in practice, http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/publications/learningandemployability (accessed 7 October 2008).

McCash, P. (2010) Using concept mapping to develop a career studies curriculum, Career research and development: the NICEC journal, 23: 25-33.

McChesney, P. (1995) Yes, but how?: development and evaluation of careers education in higher education by careers advisers, British journal of guidance and counselling, 23 (3): 327-45.

Moreau, M-P. and Leathwood, C. (2006) Graduates’ employment and the discourse of employability: a critical analysis, Journal of education and work, 19 (4): 305-23.

Offer, M. (2001) The discourse of the labour market, in Gothard, B., Mignot, P., Offer, M., and Ruff, M. Careers guidance in context, London: Sage.

Pool, L.D. and Sewell, P. (2007) The key to employability: developing a practical model of graduate employability, Education and training, 49 (4): 277-89.

Roberts, K. (1977) The social conditions, consequences and limitations of careers guidance, British journal of guidance and counselling, 9 (2): 1-9.

Roberts, R.J. (1980) An alternative justification for careers education: a radical response to Roberts and Daws, British journal of guidance and counselling, 8 (2): 158-174.

Watts, A.G. (1977) Careers education in higher education: principles and practice, British journal of guidance and counselling, 5 (2) 167-184.

Watts, A.G. (2006) Career development learning and employability, http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/publications/learningandemployability (accessed 7 October 2008).

Watts, A.G. and Herr, E.L. (1976) Career(s) education in Britain and the USA: contrasts and common problems, British journal of guidance and counselling, 4 (2): 129-142.

Watts, A.G., Law, B., Killeen, J., Kidd J. & Hawthorn, R. (1996) Rethinking careers education and guidance: theory, policy and practice, London: Routledge.

Yorke, M. (2006) Employability in higher education: what it is – what it is not, http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources.asp?process=full_record&section=generic&id=336 (accessed 7 October 2008).

Yorke, M. and Knight, P.T. (2006) Embedding employability into the curriculum, http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/publications/learningandemployability (accessed 7 October 2008).

Young, R.A. and Valach, L. (2000) Reconceptualising career theory and research: an action-theoretical perspective, in A. Collin and R.A. Young (eds.), The future of career, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.