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Kazeni, Monde; McNaught, Carmel – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2020
During work-integrated learning (WIL), student teachers usually practice what they have learned in theory under the apprenticeship of mentor lecturers and teachers. This experience might not adequately prepare them for the complexities of full-time teaching. To address this concern, 252 student teachers worked in small groups to identify…
Descriptors: Group Discussion, Reflection, Student Teachers, Personal Autonomy
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Burford, Sally; Cooper, Lesley; Miller, Faye – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2020
The research reported in this article attends to the learning and knowing that students experience in workplace practice. The research enquiry is propelled by the theories of workplace learning and the recent 'practice turn' in the literatures of organisational studies that accommodate student learning that is impromptu and emergent in the…
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Student Experience, Workplace Learning, Internship Programs
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Winchester-Seeto, Theresa; Rowe, Anna D. – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Debriefing is used across many disciplines and for different purposes in work-integrated learning (WIL), but there remains much ambiguity about what debriefing actually is, and what it entails. This study explored conceptualizations of debriefing for 35 WIL practitioners. located across a range of disciplines, professions, institutions and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Experience Programs, Workplace Learning, Reflection
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Dean, Bonnie Amelia – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Observational research has a long history in many disciplines, such as education and organizational studies, yet has had slow uptake in the scholarship of work-integrated learning (WIL). Observational research enables the researcher to journey inside workplace or community sites where actions and conversations unfold, to unpack the complexities of…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Job Skills, Observation, Research Methodology
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Martin, Andrew J.; Rees, Malcolm – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
This research is based on the T-shaped professional model (Gardner, 2017), which advocates developing a breadth of knowledge and skills, and exhibiting boundary-spanning competencies such as teamwork, communication, organizational perspective and networks. This paper describes a thematic content analysis of 271 students' reflections about their…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Job Skills, Student Attitudes, Athletics
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Valencia-Forrester, Faith; Patrick, Carol-Joy; Webb, Fleur; Backhaus, Bridget – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Inclusive education remains a challenge for Australian tertiary education, particularly specialized pedagogical approaches like work-integrated learning (WIL) and service learning. Critiques of mainstream pedagogical approaches raise questions about the predominant models of educating students (Butin, 2010; Howard, 1998). There is a definitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Student Diversity
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Harvey, Marina; Walkerden, Greg; Semple, Anne-Louise; McLachlan, Kath; Lloyd, Kate – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Reflection for learning is a common course requirement for many WIL subjects and when students are engaged in blended or online modes of delivery or in off-campus placements, reflective practice needs to be supported. It also needs to be better integrated with mobile technology. This paper reviews the three cycles of the iReflect project which…
Descriptors: Reflection, Experiential Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Khampirat, Buratin; Pop, Carver; Bandaranaike, Suniti – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Research indicates that work-integrated learning (WIL) experiences enable students to develop both generic and work skills as well as helping students identify their future academic and career directions. This study used pre- and post-survey instruments to evaluate the effectiveness of a WIL placement to develop work skills of students in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Job Skills, Program Effectiveness
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Bilous, Rebecca H.; Hammersley, Laura; Lloyd, Kate – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
Within work-integrated learning (WIL), partner communities and organisations are increasingly seen as co-educators, but not often as collaborators of research inquiry (Hammersley, 2012; 2015). This paper reflects on the research methods employed to engage partner organisations in the co-creation of curriculum to support international WIL…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Research Methodology, Curriculum Development, Cooperative Planning
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Robinson, Karen – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
Assessment is said to drive student learning, though the value of a 'grade' within work-integrated learning (WIL) is still not clear and most field placement students do not want their learning to be assessed beyond a pass/fail grade. Is then, the 'learning' in WIL as important as 'learning' in non-WIL courses? The focus of this paper is on the…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Academic Standards, Grading, Work Experience Programs