Graduate Capabilities: A framework for assessing course quality

Hart, Gail, Bowden, John, & Watters, James J. (1999) Graduate Capabilities: A framework for assessing course quality. Higher Education in Europe, 24(2), pp. 301-308.


Three propositions about quality learning when linked to the concept of graduate capability provide a framework for examining the extent to which learning outcomes are embedded within the provision of authentic learning environments, a focus on global issues, and the development of skills to support life-long learning. A case study in nursing at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is used to illustrate a student learning experience that addresses graduate capabilities, develops an authentic learning environment, addresses global issues, and fosters the development of skills to support life-long learning.

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ID Code: 1587
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Higher Education, Graduate Capabilities, Graduate Quality, Planning, Curriculum Planning, Authentic learning environments, life, long learning, global perspectives, HERN
ISSN: 1469-8358
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1999 Taylor & Francis
Copyright Statement: First published in Higher Education in Europe 24(2):pp. 301-308.
Deposited On: 29 Jun 2005 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:25

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