TITLE

Honours in Australia: Globally Recognised Preparation for a Career in Research (or Elsewhere)

AUTHOR(S)
BARRON, DEIRDRE; ZEEGERS, MARGARET
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council;Fall/Winter2012, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the unique position of honours within undergraduate programs in universities in Australia and how these programs help in constructing pathways to research. It focuses on the importance of research rather than vocational preparation as a primary goal in honors. It also focuses on the need of high standards of accountability to prove the effectiveness of these programs in preparing students for post-graduate research.
ACCESSION #
84011923

 

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