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An assessment scheme for short-term placements


Herbert, N, An assessment scheme for short-term placements, Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI 2017), 14-16 December 2017, Las Vegas, USA, pp. 1067-1072. ISBN 978-1-5386-2652-8 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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DOI: doi:10.1109/CSCI.2017.186


Industry placements have been lauded as providing benefits to students, industry and academia. While semester-long placements that require a break from study are reported as the most effective, not all students want to extend their course. Short-term placements can also have positive outcomes for student employability, industry skilled-worker supply and enhancement of curriculum. Assessment of student performance though is challenging, as their focus during the placement needs to be on completing tasks for a sponsor. This paper is a case study of a successful short-term placement program used to identify the important factors and components of an assessment scheme for a short-term placement.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:placements, WIL, internship, assessment, authentic learning, engagement, employability
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Human-centred computing
Research Field:Computing education
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
UTAS Author:Herbert, N (Associate Professor Nicole Herbert)
ID Code:132308
Year Published:2018 (online first 2017)
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2019-05-02
Last Modified:2020-05-18

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