Mathematics communication for graduates

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dc.contributor.author Wood, Leigh en_US
dc.contributor.author Reid, Anna en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.contributor.editor Bulmer, M; MacGillivray, H; Varsavsky, C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T14:13:14Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-20T14:13:14Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier 2005001938 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Wood Leigh and Reid Anna 2005, 'Mathematics communication for graduates', University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 125-131. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1-86499-840-7 en_US
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. en_US
dc.publisher University of Queensland en_US
dc.title Mathematics communication for graduates en_US
dc.parent Proceedings of Kingfisher Delta '05 en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Brisbane, Australia en_US
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.location en_US
dc.for 200400 en_US
dc.personcode 890503 en_US
dc.personcode 0000020710 en_US
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.location.activity Hervey Bay, Australia en_US


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