Pedagogy and Professional Development

Exploring Knowledge Gaps in Merchandising Curriculums: Perceptions of Recent Retail Internship Participants

Authors
  • RayeCarol Cavender (University of Kentucky)
  • Scarlett Wesley (University of Kentucky)

Abstract

The purpose of this pilot study was to explore retail students’ perceptions of their career readiness as they approach graduation, and in doing so, identify knowledge gaps in the curriculum of study. In-depth literature review and a survey instrument were employed for data collection.

Keywords: knowledge gaps, soft skills, professional development

How to Cite:

Cavender, R. & Wesley, S., (2022) “Exploring Knowledge Gaps in Merchandising Curriculums: Perceptions of Recent Retail Internship Participants”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 79(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/itaa.15725

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Published on
31 Dec 2022
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