9th Annual NZACE Conference

Theme: Using cooperative education and work-integrated learning to develop lifelong learning skills

Location: Queenstown, April 27-28, 2006

Papers and presenters:

Research methods in cooperative education
Chris Eames, University of Waikato

Work, lifelong learning and cooperative education: Supporting and guiding ontogenetic development
Stephen Billet, Griffiths University

Addressing the weak link: Strengthening the relationship with sponsors of work based learning
Keryn McDermott, Auckland University of Technology

Internships: You can’t always get what you expect!
Eve Kawana-Brown and Christine Berridge, Pacific International Hotel Management School

Sociocultural portfolios as a tool for enhancing student learning in cooperative education
Chris Eames, University of Waikato

Industry facilitates cooperative real world learning opportunities
Leonie-Mae Tucker, UNITEC

Action research in cooperative education projects: Developing lifelong capabilities for improving practice
Lesley Ferkins, UNITEC, and Jenny Fleming, Auckland University of Technology

Psychological tests: Are they useful in selecting students for work placements?
Brenda Lloyd, Whitireia Community Polytechnic

Industry based student projects: A client perspective
Chris Manford and Tineke Manford, UNITEC

International co-op placements: The student experience
Levinia Paku and Richard Coll, University of Waikato

Industry training systems
Chris Malpas, Retail ITO

The Gateway Programme: What have we learning and where are we going?
John Crompton, Tertiary Education Commission

Tools4work supporting schools and industry
Graham Flannigan, Competnz

Rolling our sleeves up: Developing new opportunities for credit bearing work placements
Terry Fulljames, Cath Fraser and Sam Honey, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Student industry projects: Measuring the value of communication
Jill Clark and Nick Wempe, Whitireia Community Polytechnic

Facilitated reflection in cooperative education in sport
Andy Martin, Massey University, Jenny Fleming, Auckland University of Technology

A look into the integration of the ICDL programme into the workplace: It’s a team thing!
Allister McLay and Kim Brown, Eastern Institute of Technology

Fostering moral courage: What do business students learn about professional ethics in cooperative education placements?
Diana Ayling, UNITEC

How effective is hospitality work placement: A case study approach
Sharleen Howison, Otago Polytechnic

Partnering with industry: Engaging female role models as mentors in information technology education
Sarah Snell and Catherine Snell-Siddle, UCOL

A qualitative pilot study of New Zealand employers’ views of the importance and measurement of business graduate competencies
Dave Hodges, UNITEC

The tension between academic marking and practical evaluation: A review of curent practice
David Skelton, Eastern Institute of Technology

Student/Industry project in industrial orientated undergraduate degree in electrotechnology
Z Qi and James Cannan, UNITEC

Shifting the model
Alison Rudzki, UCOL

Competition for IBL placements
Shiu Ram, UNITEC

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