Work Integrated Learning

Work Integrated Learning

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The demand for work-ready graduates, who are familiar with organizational practices in the workplace is increasing, and so the need for greater work integrated learning (WIL) is a growing concern for the education sector. With the globalization of higher education and the cultural and linguistic challenges this brings, WIL has become a core strategic issue for many organizations. Examining WIL as a process of integration between workplaces, higher education institutions, government, business and industry, this book includes: Strategies for managing work integrated learning experiences The what, when, where, why and who of WIL across professions Advice on building relationships between higher education and the workplace Guidance on preparing learners effectively for work Practical case studies from firsthand experience Direct information and instruction on the use of WIL Work Integrated Learning is a practical guide that can be used by the education sector and employers alike. An integrated resource, applicable to all involved in work integrated learning, it will also appeal to pro-Vice Chancellors of teaching and learning, WIL coordinators, careers services, and all those involved with standards and competency.... ableto applythisknowledge to develop theoretical insights or enhanced practice understandings (Zlotkowski 1998). Civic engagement is a concept strongly influenced by two educational theorists: Dewey (1927, 1933, 1938), who wrote aboutthe responsibilities ... The university, facultyand students not only learnto understand social problems, but also to understand better how toaddress these problemsanbsp;...

Title:Work Integrated Learning
Author:Lesley Cooper, Janice Orrell, Margaret Bowden
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-04-05


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