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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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Dickfos, Jennifer – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
Multiple benefits may be gained from academic staff undertaking pracademic experiences as part of their continuing professional development. A pracademic experience may increase collaborations between practitioners, academics and their tertiary institutions in terms of research and teaching. Academics can demonstrate the relevance, significance,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, Work Experience Programs, Cooperation
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Antwi, Ransford; Duncan, Denise D.; Tsegah, Marian – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
This research sought to investigate the perceived relevance of cooperative education to final year students of the Communication Studies Department at Central University (CU) in Ghana. The research employed a qualitative approach to examine how interns perceived the relevance of courses offered by the department to the world of work with emphasis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Education, College Seniors, Internship Programs
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Weldon, Anthony; Ngo, Jake K. – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2019
This study examined the effects of a work-integrated learning (WIL) placement on student's self-efficacy and perceived workplace skill levels. Twenty-eight participants volunteered for this study, in which 15 completed WIL and 13 did not (non-WIL). The Work Self-Efficacy Inventory (WS-Ei) and Workplace Skills Questionnaire (WSQ) were used to…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Undergraduate Students, Athletic Coaches, Self Efficacy
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Siddoo, Veeraporn; Janchai, Worawit; Sawattawee, Jinda – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
This paper presents research related to the work-integrated learning (WIL) model. The objectives were to explore the characteristics and the techniques associated with it. The focus of this research was on model linked to the IT industry or IT department in non-IT industries. A systematic literature review was applied as research methodology and…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Integrated Activities, Models, Information Technology
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Jackson, Denise – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
There is broad acknowledgement that higher education should produce career-ready graduates and the role of practical experience--such as part-time employment, unregulated extra-curricular internships and work-integrated learning (WIL)--in achieving this. WIL is critical for developing the non-technical skills, disciplinary expertise and career…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Workplace Learning, Foreign Countries, Integrated Activities
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Desai, Farzanah; Seaholme, Tim – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
The aim of this study was to evaluate undergraduate exercise and sport science students' learning experiences in a strength and conditioning internship. There was a special emphasis on the interns' personal development, the influence of supervision (academic supervisor functioning as a dual professional) and feedback on their development as a…
Descriptors: Muscular Strength, Physical Fitness, Internship Programs, Exercise
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Andrade, Andrew; Chopra, Shivangi; Nurlybayev, Bahra; Golab, Lukasz – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
This paper investigates the impact of entrepreneurship on cooperative job creation in a large North American post-secondary institution. The data-driven analysis is enabled by two unique datasets: a list of companies started by the institution's engineering students and faculty, and a database of the institution's cooperative education (co-op)…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Cooperative Education, Job Development, Foreign Countries
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Peltola, Arlene – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
A recent (2017) study of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the unemployment rate for 20-24-year-olds, the age when many graduate from university and enter the workforce, is nearly twice that of all other age groups. The startling statistic suggests that more can be done to better prepare undergraduates for the workplace.…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Career Readiness, Employment Potential, Workplace Learning
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Nevison, Colleen; Cormier, Lauren; Pretti, Judene; Drewery, David – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
While a growing body of literature in cooperative education (co-op) has seen an increased focus on what makes for a quality work term for the student, few studies investigate the satisfaction of the co-op supervisor. This paper seeks to address how supervisors perceive the role of the co-op student in the workplace and understand how these values…
Descriptors: Values, Supervisors, Cooperative Education, Foreign Countries
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Venville, Annie; Lynch, Bernadine; Santhanam, Elizabeth – International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 2018
The importance of work-integrated learning (WIL) experiences in the development of work ready graduates is well known. Despite the centrality of WIL to graduate employability, the vast majority of studies relating to student feedback tend to focus on the evaluation of learning and teaching in the classroom context. This article reports on the…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Integrated Activities, Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning
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