5th Annual NZACE Conference

Theme: Education and work partnerships for the knowledge economy

Location: Wellington, March 21-22, 2002

Papers and presenters:

Opening remarks
Steve Mahary, Associate Minster for Education (Tertiary Education)

How do we define ourselves? Towards a New Zealand perspective on cooperative education
Chris Eames and Richard K. Coll, University of Waikato

Employers’ ranking of graduate competencies: The science and technology perspective
Dave Hodges, Richard K. Coll and Karsten Zegwaard, UNITEC Institute of Technology and University of Waikato

Student-employer contracts in the cooperative education workplace
Malcom Wieck, Christchurch Polytechnic

Science and technology students’ ranking of graduate competencies
Karsten Zegwaard, Richard K. Coll and Dave Hodges, University of Waikto and UNITEC Institute of Technology

Balancing the on and offline components: Meeting student needs in a work-based learning environment
Mae McSporran and Carolyn King, UNITEC Institute of Technology

Assessment options for work experience schemes
Nicola Beentjes, ETITO

Keeping the balance: Academic project requirements versus industry project requirements
Frina Albertyn, Eastern Institute of Technology

Can experiences from the teaching profession inform assessment practice for other work-based learning programs?
Sheila Grainger, Richard K. Coll and Neil Taylor, Christchurch College of Education (Nelson Campus), University of Waikato, and University of Leicester

Industry-based projects in information systems: Integrating theory and practice at the leading edge of the knowledge economy
Kay Fielden and Andy Williamson, UNITEC Institute of Technology

Using a portfolio as an assessment tool linking theory to practicum in pre-service teacher education
Alison Ayrton, Christchurch College of Education

Sporting best-practice: An industry view of work placements
Leslie Ferkins, UNITEC Institute of Technology

Practice is as practice does: Portfolios that shape and demonstrate professional practice
Liz Jones, Victoria University

Who needs placement coordinators, what difference do they make anyway?
Kath Seton, UNITEC Institute of Technology

International placements
Katharine Hoskyn, Auckland University of Technology

Skills for the knowledge economy: The marketing student
Kamal Ghose, Christchurch College of Education

Education and work partnerships: Educating the gatekeepers
Annette Sachtleben and Shona Guy, Auckland University of Technology

Closing address
Paul Williams, Executive Director, Industry Training Organization

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