Transitioning from vocational education and training to university : strengthening information literacy through collaboration

White, Sonia (2014) Transitioning from vocational education and training to university : strengthening information literacy through collaboration. National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), Adelaide, SA.

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"Students transitioning from vocational education and training (VET) to university can experience a number of challenges. This small research project explored the information literacy needs of VET and university students and how they differ. Students studying early childhood related VET and university courses reported differences in how and where they searched for information in their studies. These differences reflect the more practical focus of VET compared with the more academic and theoretical approach of university. The author proposes a framework of support that could be provided to transitioning students to enable them to develop the necessary information literacy skills for university study."--publisher website

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ID Code: 69114
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Additional Information: Funding body is NVETR/NCVER
Keywords: VET to university transition, early childhood education, HERN
ISBN: 9781922056771
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Commonwealth of Australia
Copyright Statement: With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, the Department’s logo, any material protected by a trade mark and where otherwise noted all material presented in this document is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia <> licence.
Deposited On: 25 Mar 2014 01:48
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2014 01:49

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