WIL-power: Developing journalism students' intercultural communications and international reporting skills on field trips to Vietnam
Woolley, Bruce (2014) WIL-power: Developing journalism students' intercultural communications and international reporting skills on field trips to Vietnam. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 24(2), pp. 157-173.
This article examines journalism students' learning experience that is intercultural, immersive and intensive. Accounts of 'intercultural' experience date back to Herodotus of Halicarnassus; 'immersion' is integral to contemporary practice in language learning; and 'intensive' delivery has been refined to an art by postgraduate business education. Together they can be grouped under the broader pedagogical concept of work-integrated learning (WIL). This article examines two WIL projects that involved field trips by journalism students to Vietnam in 2012 and 2014, and their implications for future WIL initiatives.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright © 2014 Sage Publications & University of Wollongong, Australia|
|Deposited On:||30 Mar 2015 22:31|
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