Conference Proceedings
  2011 WACE World Conference - Conference Proceedings - Abstracts
  Refereed Papers


Carolyn Woodley, Victoria University & Charles Tam, Chinese University of Hong Kong (Discussion Paper) Engaging Industry in the Business Curriculum in Hong

Carolyn Woodley; Leoni Russell; Jeff Faux, Victoria University (Discussion Paper) Encouraging and Maintaining Learning in the Workplace and

Christine Armatas, Victoria University (Discussion Paper) Industry Professional Engagement Program

Greg Reddan, Griffith University (Discussion Paper) Assessing a Work-integrated Learning Course in Exercise Science

Jay Hays & Mike Clements, Swinburne University of Technology (Discussion Paper) Supervision in Work Experience for Learning Programs

Jock Macleod & Susanna Chamberlain, Griffith University (Discussion Paper) Making Arts Work

Judith McNamara & Cath Brown, Queensland University of Technology (Discussion Paper) Capstones Transitions and Professional Identity

Laura Murray & Genevieve Watson, University of Western Sydney (Reseach Paper) Minds at the Edge of Chaos

Louise Dunn, Swinburne University of Technology (Discussion Paper) An Innovative Multidisciplinary Model for Work Placement Assessment

Mike Clements & Jay Hays, Swinburne University of Technology (Discussion Paper) Institution-Wide Focus for Structured Industry Engaged Learning

Sue Marshall & Carolyn Woodley, Victoria University (Research Paper) Managing Industry University Collaborations

Suniti Bandaranaike, James Cook University & J Willison (Research Paper) Engaging Students in Work Integrated Learning Drives and Outcomes


Seeing Cooperative Education: A Study of the Lived Experiences of Cooperative Education Students as Seen and Understood by Co-op Students and Myself

Norah McRae, University of Victoria (Discussion Paper) Cultural Intelligence Developing Students Who Can Act Local and Think Global


Yvonne Hilli, Novia University of Applied Sciences (Research Paper) Preparing Social and Health Care Services for a New Era


Walter Nuninger &  Jean-Marie Chatelet, Polytech'Lille IESP (Discussion) Unique Quality WIL Based Model for IVT and CVT


Ratna Lubis, Institut Manajemen Telkom (Research Paper) Work Integrated Learning (WIL) A Promising Experiment in Students' Entrepreneurial Acvitity


La-Cresha Gordon-Brydson, Dr. Marlene Phillips and Mr. Oneil Josephs, University of Technology Jamaica (Research Paper) Using a Co-operative Education programme to bridge the gap between education and training: The UTech experience


Yasushi Tanaka, Kyoto Sangyo University (Research Paper) An International Comparison of the Effect of Work-Integrated Learning on


Carva Pop, Polytechnic of Namibia & Nicolene Barkhuizen, University of Pretoria (Research Paper) Exploring the Effectiveness of a Work Integrated Learning Pro

Carva Pop, Polytechnic of Namibia & Nicolene Barkhuizen, University of Pretoria (Research Paper) The Need for a Work Integrated

New Zealand

Karsten Zegwaard & Matthew Campbell, University of Waikato (Discussion Paper) Ethics and Values The Need for Student Awareness of


Noi Keng Koh, Nanyang Technological University (Research Paper) The REAL Experience Doe

South Africa

Annadine Vlok, Cape Penninsula University of Technology (Discussion Paper) Service Learning in Reflection

Portia Rakoma, Durban University of Technology (Research Paper) Perceptions of 3rd Year Library and Information Studies students regarding

Roelien Brink, University of Johannesburg (Reasearch Paper) Methodolgy to Develop an Information Management Framework for WIL

Steadyman Chikumba, UNISA (Discussion Paper) Development of Soft Engineering Skills for Industrial Engineering Technologists through Effective Mentoring


Levent Eren & Zeynep Yener, Bahcesehir University (Discussion Paper) Mercedes Benz Design Processes Class

United States

Francine White, LaGuardia Community College (Discussion Paper) Using Team-based Learning for the Career Research Project

United Kingdom

Lisa Ward, University of Huddersfield (Discussion Paper) Developing and Engaging in Collaborative Networks to Support Student Employability and Work Placements

Ron Laird, University of Ulster (Research Paper) Placement's Contribution to Employability - Student Engineers' Views

  Non-Refereed Papers


Cuong Tien, Victoria University

Maree Simpson, Charles Sturt University

Sandra Welsman, Fronteirs Insight, Productivity Gained - An Inventive Associates Degree Model to Bridge

Sophie Zdenkowski, University of New South Wales, Bridging the Gap between Study and the Workplace


Dachao Hu, Shanghai Institute of Technology, Training Outstanding Engineers by Co-operation Education


Masahiko Itoh & Yasuo Utsumi, Sendai National College of Technology, Activity Report of Intellectual Property Student Advisory Office

Yasuo Utsumi, Yoshihiro Kikuchi, & Masahiko Itoh, Sendai National College of Technology, Human Resource Development bu PBL

Yukihiro Hirose, Ritsumeikan University

South Africa

Annie Moletsane, Vaal University of Technology, Work Integrated Learning Stakeholder Expectations


How to grasp learning in between Eddy Nehls University West Sweden


Guntima Sirijeerachai, Suranaree University of Technology, Increasing Workplace Engagement for Cooperative Education Thai's Perspective

Narumol Ruksasuk, Suranaree University of Technology, Cooperative Education Network in Thailand


Orhan Gokcol, Bahcesehir University

United States

Barney Lentz; Grant Holland; Mikhail Alloy; Drexel University, Estimates of the Impacts of the Varieties of Work-Integrated Learning

Michelle Vazquez Jacobus & Reza Jalali, University of Southern Maine, Advocacy Through Engaged Learning

  “Multi-Country Perspective: Meeting the Dynamic Global Needs of Nursing Today through Cooperative Education/Work-Integrated Learning”
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Kristen Betts, Drexel University (U.S.) Supporting Presenters: Dr. Karyn Holt, Drexel University (U.S); Dr. Yvonne Hilli, Novia University of Applied Sciences (Finland); Suzanne Foster, Dalhousie University (Canada); Faye Meloy, Drexel University (U.S.); Maria Skyvell Nilsson, University West (Sweden); Sandra Pennbrant, University West (Sweden); Jennifer Rabach, Victoria University (Australia); Dr. Maureen Farrell, Victoria University (Australia)