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Smith, Shamus; Maund, Kim; Hilaire, Trevor; Gajendran, Thayaparan; Lyneham, Joy; Geale, Sara – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2020
This article describes use of a virtual environment in a multi-disciplinary context to enhance discipline specific skills. A virtual environment built by reusing gaming technology was modified in a collaboration across Computing, Construction Management and Nursing & Midwifery disciplines. A two-staged pilot evaluation considered (i) a…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Simulated Environment, Work Environment
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Aggar, Christina; Mozolic-Staunton, Beth; Scorey, Maggie; Kemp, Melissa; Lovi, Renee; Lewis, Sian; Walker, Tara; Thomas, Tasmin – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2020
Interprofessional education (IPE) is championed as an innovative approach to prepare the future health workforce to address the complex needs of consumers and tackle a range of contemporary healthcare challenges worldwide. An interprofessional work-integrated learning experience (WIL), whereby students were immersed in international and rural…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Interdisciplinary Approach, Allied Health Occupations Education, Study Abroad
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Smith, Calvin; Ferns, Sonia; Russell, Leoni – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
This paper addresses the question of the relative importance of work-integrated learning placement quality, structure (whether part-time or full-time), and duration (in weeks), for producing employability outcomes. Additionally, we explore whether the quality of those placements is more, less, or equally important than the structure and duration.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Employment, Student Placement
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Donkin, Rebecca; Holmes, Mark – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Work-integrated learning (WIL) for students studying medical laboratory science (MLS) provides hands-on experience that prepares graduates for entry into the pathology workforce. This study explored the student perceptions of studying MLS, before and after WIL placement in a pathology service, and the associated employment opportunities in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pathology, Higher Education, College Students
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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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Kay, Judie; Ferns, Sonia; Russell, Leoni; Smith, Judith; Winchester-Seeto, Theresa – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Work-integrated learning (WIL) is a national priority and a strategic direction for Australian universities. To increase industry engagement, there is a need to identify emerging WIL models that enable flexibility while optimizing outcomes for stakeholders. This Australian Technology Network (ATN) project explored approaches that overcome…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Small Businesses, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Valencia-Forrester, Faith – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
In the ten years since Australia's first large-scale scoping study of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) there has been a rapid increase in WIL research and undergraduate WIL opportunities. Though well-established in undergraduate degrees, WIL in postgraduate research degrees is relatively unexplored. Less than half of PhD graduates in Australia are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Internship Programs, Doctoral Programs
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Jones, Christopher E.; Millar, Thomas J.; Chuck, Jo-Anne – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
There is a societal expectation that undergraduate degrees will contain activities that focus on making graduates workplace ready. Although it is likely that many of these activities occur in science degrees, there is a lack of formal and tested methodologies and frameworks for identifying them. One existing framework (Edwards, Perkins, Pearce,…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Job Skills, Undergraduate Students, Employment Qualifications
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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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Martin, Andrew J.; Slade, Dennis; Jacoby, Jean – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Portfolios are widely used to document and assess professional development in tertiary teaching. This paper examines a self-reflective approach to critically evaluating practice and developing an evidence-based teaching portfolio through an emergent, evolving continuum of initial, life-story biography, evocative auto-ethnography and, finally,…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Ethnography, College Faculty, College Instruction
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Kiriri, Peter N. – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
The concept of work-integrated learning (WIL) is significant as it has a considerable influence on a student's fitness for the workplace upon graduation. This paper aims to determine the perception of graduates of the United States International University -- Africa (USIU-A) towards the quality of the internship program and especially the effects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internship Programs, Work Experience Programs, College Graduates
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Mallozzi, Rebecca; Drewery, David – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
The purpose of this grounded theory study was to explore the notion of inclusion from the perspective of LGBTQ+ co-op students in the context of their work term experiences, including searching for work and during the work term. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with eight LGBTQ+ students who had at least one previous work term experience…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Inclusion, Cooperative Education, Student Employment
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Martin, Andrew J.; Rees, Malcolm; Fleming, Jenny; Zegwaard, Karsten E.; Vaughan, Karen – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
This article reports of a study of workplace supervision and student experiences and outcomes through insights from semi-structured interviews with 21 graduates who had previously supervised work placement students. The study focused on questions framed from the perspective of the interviewees' work placement experiences as a student and then as a…
Descriptors: Supervisors, Work Experience Programs, Student Experience, Outcomes of Education
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Janchai, Worawit; Siddoo, Veeraporn; Sawattawee, Jinda – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
This paper examines the teaching patterns of experts employed in the information technology (IT) industry. The objective was to study the teaching patterns that are used to develop new IT workers in organizations. Thematic content analysis was conducted on interviews with thirty-four IT professionals working in IT and non-IT industries with…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Adult Learning, Teaching Methods, Information Technology
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