Mathematics communication for graduates

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dc.contributor.author Wood, LN
dc.contributor.author Reid, A
dc.contributor.editor Bulmer, M
dc.contributor.editor MacGillivray, H
dc.contributor.editor Varsavsky, C
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T14:13:14Z
dc.date.issued 2005-01
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of Kingfisher Delta '05, 2005, pp. 125 - 131
dc.identifier.isbn 1-86499-840-7
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/1440
dc.description.abstract How do mathermatics graduates make the transition to the professional workforce? This study reports results from in-depth interviews with 18 graduates who have moved into a range of industries. The study is from the perspective of graduates who have graduated within the past five years from five univeristies. We investigate how they perceive that their university study has helped them move into the workforce using communication as an example. Language is poerful and is mediated with workplace interactions. Whilst there is an argument for other uniervsity services, such as careers programs, to help with some of the rtansitional processes, we argue that most career preparation should be done within the teaching and learning of the technical subjects themselves due to the discipline specific nature of the language and communication required.
dc.publisher University of Queensland
dc.title Mathematics communication for graduates
dc.type Conference Proceeding
dc.parent Proceedings of Kingfisher Delta '05
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Brisbane, Australia en_US
dc.publocation Brisbane, Australia
dc.publocation Brisbane, Australia
dc.publocation Brisbane, Australia
dc.publocation Brisbane, Australia
dc.publocation Brisbane, Australia
dc.publocation Brisbane, Australia
dc.identifier.startpage 125 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 131 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Mathematical Sciences en_US
dc.conference en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning
dc.conference Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning
dc.conference Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning
dc.conference Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning
dc.conference Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning
dc.conference Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning
dc.conference.location en_US
dc.for 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
dc.for 2004 Linguistics
dc.personcode 890503
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Linguistics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom Southern Hemisphere Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Teaching and Learning en_US
dc.date.activity 20051122 en_US
dc.date.activity 2005-11-22
dc.date.activity 2005-11-22
dc.date.activity 2005-11-22
dc.date.activity 2005-11-22
dc.date.activity 2005-11-22
dc.date.activity 2005-11-22
dc.location.activity Hervey Bay, Australia en_US
dc.location.activity Hervey Bay, Australia
dc.location.activity Hervey Bay, Australia
dc.location.activity Hervey Bay, Australia
dc.location.activity Hervey Bay, Australia
dc.location.activity Hervey Bay, Australia
dc.location.activity Hervey Bay, Australia
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science


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