A postmodern approach to career education: What does it look like?
Patton, Wendy A. (2005) A postmodern approach to career education: What does it look like? Perspectives in Education, 23(2), pp. 21-28.
Changes in our concepts of work and career reflect a move from an industrial era to what has been termed a postindustrial, information or postmodern era, an era wherein our concepts of career guidance also need to change. A number of authors have commented on aspects of career guidance practice which need to incorporate changes, such as career education and career counselling (Guichard, 2001; McMahon & Patton, 2000; Watts, 2001). This paper will add to the call for greater application of constructivist approaches to career education. It will critique current practices and present strategies which reflect such approaches.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||career education, postmodern approaches, constructivism|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Learning Sciences (130309)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 SA ePublications|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||11 Jan 2006 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:11|
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