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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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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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Drewery, David W.; Cormier, Lauren A.; Prettti, T. Judene; Church, Dana – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Previous research suggests that going unmatched in the competitive co-op job search process might have an emotional cost. This study examined the feasibility and efficacy of interventions for improving unmatched co-op students' emotional wellbeing. Participants (n = 74) were randomly assigned to one of three conditions: a positive psychology based…
Descriptors: Student Welfare, Well Being, Intervention, Job Applicants
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Lisá, Elena; Hennelová, Katarína; Newman, Denisa – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
The study was aimed at comparing the expectations of Slovak employers and students in terms of employability skills. Twenty-seven companies which employ university graduates working in the manufacturing and financial sectors, represented by a Managing Director or Human Resources Director and 534 university students in the Bratislava region…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Employers, College Graduates, Expectation
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Cameron, Craig; Dodds, Christine; Maclean, Cynthia – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
WIL practitioners encounter ethical issues, dilemmas, or conflicts ('risks') in the delivery of work-integrated learning (WIL) programs. Ethical risks which are not properly managed can have reputational, legal, and financial consequences for the higher education institution (HEI). Whilst students' experiences of ethical risks, particularly in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Experience Programs, Ethics, Cooperative Education
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Zegwaard, Karsten E.; Johansson, Kristina; Kay, Judie; McRae, Norah; Ferns, Sonia; Hoskyn, Katharine – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Many governments are expecting higher education institutions to make strong links between the educational offerings and employability while many employers are demanding graduates with prior workplace or community engagement before entering the workplace. As higher education institutions respond to these challenges, work-integrated learning (WIL)…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Workplace Learning, Integrated Activities, Higher Education
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Parrott, Patricia – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Marketing principles and consumerism are evident in higher education with universities central to the development of fit for purpose graduates. Students are increasingly viewed as consumers of university products and expected to manage self-hood and to promote themselves to the marketplace. This article is drawn from research in an ongoing larger…
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Commercialization, College Students, Marketing
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Usher, Adam S. – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Global industry requires resilience and adaptability to match the new fluid necessities of 21st Century reality. Learning as a finite suite of knowledge and skills at university to prepare for a static career is now anathema, with industry demanding constant new insight and innovation to meet the needs of an ever-changing global society. In the…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Vocational Adjustment, Preservice Teacher Education, Cooperative Education
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Martin, Andrew J.; Rees, Malcolm – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Work-integrated learning (WIL) has attracted considerable attention as an instrument for enhancing professional practice and developing work-readiness in graduates. It is widely considered as a point of difference in developing graduate employability by enhancing skill outcomes through an authentic learning experience. This paper focuses on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Work Experience Programs
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Gerloff, Axel; Reinhard, Karin – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
There is mutual agreement about the need for internationalization in higher education. However, there is no consensus regarding the best practice. Universities offering cooperative and work-integrated education have a comparative advantage in providing their graduates with capabilities needed on the labor market. They face the challenge to develop…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Cooperative Education, Work Experience
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Ferns, Sonia; Dawson, Vaille; Howitt, Christine – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Disruptive technologies, emerging global markets, and uncertain workforce requirements are driving the need for skilled graduates. This research developed a framework for collaboration between stakeholders to ensure work-ready graduates and sustained economic growth. A mixed-methods, multiple case study research design was deployed to gather data…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Potential, College Faculty, Stakeholders
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Batholmeus, Petrina; Pop, Carver – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
The demand for relevant skills for the labor market constitutes one of the fundamental challenges facing the post-school system in South Africa. The South African government has therefore proposed a policy on professional development teacher education programs for Technical and Vocational Education and Training and the South African Department of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Workplace Learning, Job Skills
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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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