A Learning Oriented Innovation for Graduate Work Preparedness

Sahama, Tony R., Oloyede, Adekunle, & Yarlagadda, Prasad K. (2006) A Learning Oriented Innovation for Graduate Work Preparedness. In 17th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, 10-13 December 2006, Auckland, New Zealand.


Active cooperative learning Designs (CLD) represent a paradigm shift when preparing students for smooth transition to the work environment and lifelong learning in general. Often, cooperative learning can be time consuming, and can be designed and implemented inappropriately due to procedural inadequacies in the format of the supporting university-industry collaboration plan. This paper discusses some of the practical issues associated with a particular cooperative learning innovation, namely, Co-operative Education for Enterprise Development, that has been adopted at the Queensland University of Technology for final year Engineering and Information Technology, Coursework and Research Masters’ students to exposure them to the work environment and industry culture.

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ID Code: 5911
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Cooperative Learning Designs (CLD), Work Preparedness, Lifelong Learning, Industry Interaction, Co, operative Education for Enterprise Development (CEED), HERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified (130399)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 02 Jan 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:21

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