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ERIC Number: EJ904055
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1547-500X
Using Breeze for Communication and Assessment of Internships: An Exploratory Study
Wilkinson, Kelly
Journal of Educators Online, v5 n2 Jul 2008
An important component of internships is the connection between students, universities and employers. "High-quality internships... encourage contact between faculty and students as well as develop cooperation among students," (Implementing and Assessing Internships, 2002, 67). This "good practice" must exist to ensure good performance assessment (Implementing and assessing internships 2002). Students in an internship program were given web cameras and access to the software Breeze to use for a video journal. Focus groups were conducted to determine the students' opinions of using this type of assessment. Students overwhelmingly preferred this type of assessment and saw the benefits of using the technology beyond the internship.
Journal of Educators Online. 500 University Drive, Dothan, AL 36303. Web site: http://www.thejeo.com
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indiana