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Work Integrated Learning: Engaging Academia and Practice

Franz, Jill M. (2008) Work Integrated Learning: Engaging Academia and Practice. In Engaging communities. Conference of The Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) 2008, 1-4 July 2008, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Abstract

This presentation showcases the development, implementation and outcomes to date of a work integrated learning (WIL) program for undergraduate students in a multidisciplinary built environment faculty. The disciplines represented include: architecture, interior design, industrial design, landscape architecture, urban and regional planning, construction management, property economics, quantity surveying, spatial science, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and aerospace avionics. In this faculty context, the work integrated learning program situates academic learning and professional learning together within a work environment as a formal component of the student's course.

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ID Code: 15540
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: The contents of this conference can be freely accessed online via the publisher's web page (see hypertext link).
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Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Jill M. Franz
Deposited On: 10 Nov 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 23:06

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