Critical perspectives on work-integrated learning in higher education institutions / edited by Nirmala Dorasamy and Renitha Rampersad
- Contextualising work integrated learning / Nirmala Dorasamy -- Policy framework for work integrated learning / Nirmala Dorasamy -- The rationale, value, benefits and challenges of work integrated learning toward employablity of graduates / Tryna Van Nickerk -- Student preparedness for work integrated learning / Renitha Rampersad -- University and industry nexus / Renitha Rampersad -- Work integrated learning and assessment / Rishi Balkaran -- Monitoring and evaluation / Roclien Brink and Marius Wessels - Successes and challenges facing work-integrated learning / Susanne Taylor -- Models for work integrated learning and best practice / Annadine Vlok.
- Governments around the world are committed to enhancing students graduateness. Work-integrated learning (WIL) is one of the many programmes which Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) can develop to promote this facet of student life. The incorporation of work-integrated learning in curriculum design and development can produce reciprocal benefits for students, workplaces, professions and communities. Any curriculum design and development endeavour relating to WIL requires appropriate resources to support curriculum development. This book serves to explore WIL programmes and experiences for the student, WIL coordinator and supervisor. It further integrates practical, relevant and reflective industry experience within the higher education curriculum to enhance student development. WIL has no uniformly or specific framework or approaches since it is an emerging field and is generally influenced by contextual factors. In view of the diversity in theory and practice and different purposes, whether pragmatic or practical, driving the adoption of one approach over another, this book highlight sthe diverse approaches that encapsulate WIL in South Africa -- Back cover.
- 1527506770 and 9781527506770
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