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ERIC Number: EJ721246
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Dec
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 42
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1363-9080
Integrating Work-Based and Academic Learning in International and Cross-Cultural Settings
Webber, Ruth
Journal of Education & Work, v18 n4 p473-487 Dec 2005
A recent study focused on workplace learning in the UK, USA and Canada; 14 universities, two community colleges and 15 host organisations were included. Interviews were conducted with directors of professional peak associations, academic supervisors, placement officers, managers and/or field supervisors and students. This paper reports on the ways in which higher education institutions organise and prepare students, academic staff and site supervisors to work in international and cross-cultural work-based programmes. It examines the level of integration that occurs between academic learning and the planning and execution of cross-cultural and/or international work-based placements.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United Kingdom; United States