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Developing a faculty wide WIL program for science

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Botwright Acuna, T and Gehling, R and Herbert, N and Haley, S and Powell, S and Kingsley, R and Seen, A, Developing a faculty wide WIL program for science, Proceedings of the 2016 Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME), 28-30 September 2016, University of Queensland, pp. 11-12. ISBN 978-0-9871834-5-3 (2016) [Conference Extract]


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Abstract

Uptake of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) is far less in the natural and physical sciences than other STEM disciplines at the University of Tasmania, many of which have a requirement for WIL for professional accreditation, including ICT, Engineering, surveying and agriculture. This disparity is consistent with national trends (Edwards et al. 2015). Despite these pockets of activity in specific disciplines, we currently lack a generic WIL program suited to broad implementation across the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology and a mechanism for students and academic staff to identify and engage with industry partners.

Item Details

Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:learning outcomes, assessment
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and Pedagogy
Research Field:Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Curriculum
Objective Field:Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Author:Botwright Acuna, T (Associate Professor Tina Acuna)
Author:Gehling, R (Dr Rebecca Gehling)
Author:Herbert, N (Mrs Nicole Herbert)
Author:Haley, S (Mrs Susie Haley)
Author:Powell, S (Dr Shane Powell)
Author:Kingsley, R (Mr Robert Kingsley)
Author:Seen, A (Dr Andrew Seen)
ID Code:111748
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2016-10-05
Last Modified:2016-10-06
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