CIRCA:Preparing for Advocacy

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* "BU Today" piece - [http://www.bu.edu/today/2011/liberal-arts-vs-career-majors-what%E2%80%99s-an-education-for/| Liberal Arts vs. Career Majors: What's an Education For?]"liberal arts majors catch up with their career-major peers a decade after graduation, as skills gained from a liberal arts education—clear communication, for example—become more valuable in many careers over time"
* "BU Today" piece - [http://www.bu.edu/today/2011/liberal-arts-vs-career-majors-what%E2%80%99s-an-education-for/| Liberal Arts vs. Career Majors: What's an Education For?]"liberal arts majors catch up with their career-major peers a decade after graduation, as skills gained from a liberal arts education—clear communication, for example—become more valuable in many careers over time"
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== Frame your message ==
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== Ethics around advocacy ==
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Revision as of 22:26, 3 October 2012

Contents

History of the issue of advocacy - why do we need to advocate for the humanities

What the statistics say

Statistics Canada

Major Field of Study Unemployment Rate
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8.7
Education 3.3
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 6.2
Humanities 5.9
Medieval and renaissance studies 9.0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 5.3
Business, management and public administration 4.9
Physical and life sciences and technologies 5.8
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 6.1
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 5.4
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 5.2
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 3.9
Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 2.3
Personal, protective and transportation services 6.1

NACE - National Association of Colleges and Employers

Know your audience - who to advocate to

Frame your message

Ethics around advocacy

Back to Advocacy Guide

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