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Author Bowen, Tracey

Title Work-Integrated Learning in the 21st Century : Global Perspectives on the Future
Published Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017


Description 1 online resource (243 pages)
Series International Perspectives on Education and Society ; v. 32
International perspectives on education and society.
Contents Front Cover; Work-Integrated Learning in the 21st Century: Global Perspectives on the Future; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; References; Part I Learning, Work, and Experience: New Challenges and Projections for WIL; Toward a Model of Work Experience in Work-Integrated Learning; Introduction; Work Experience Defined; A Model of Work Experience for Work-Integrated Learning; Research Relevant to the Model; Future Research on the Model; Conclusion; References
Navigating Continuous Change: A Focus on Self-Direction and Skills and Knowledge TransferIntroduction; Challenge One: The Nonlinearity of the Study to Work Continuum and Perpetuation of the Myth that it is a Linear Relationship; Challenge Two: The Time-Lag between Changes in Labor Market Knowledge and Skills Requirements and Academic Program/Curricular Responses; Challenge Three: The Current Expectation that Each Person Will Experience Multiple Career Changes over the Course of a Work Lifetime
Challenge Four: The Constant, Fast-Paced Labor Market Changes and the Related Need for Lifelong Learning to Ensure Workplace SuccessA Focus on Self-Direction and Skills and Knowledge Transfer; Developing Capacity for Self-Direction and Transfer; How PSE Can Do Better?; Towards 21st Century Curricular Outcomes in PSE; Conclusion; References; Workplace Learning in Higher Education: Two Examples from a Swedish Context; Introduction; Theory of Workplace Learning; Case One: Work-Based Learning for Nurses in Higher Education; Main Findings for Case One
Case Two: Learning at Work in Higher Vocational EducationMain Findings of Case Two; Discussion; Conclusion; References; WIL in Liberal Arts Programs: New Approaches; Introduction; Liberal Arts in the Contemporary Context; Liberal Arts in an Evolving Economy; Liberal Arts in a Neoliberal World; Liberal Arts in Australia; WIL in Australian Liberal Arts Programs; Current WIL Practice: A Transactional Model; Emergent Model: The Transformational Model; Conclusion; References; Part II Affordances, Impacts, and Challenges of New Technologies
Flourishing in the Face of Constant Disruption: Cultivating the T-Professional or Adaptive Innovator through WILIntroduction; The Disruption of Employment; The T-Shaped Professional (Adaptive Innovator); Engaging Students in the Sweet Spot: Changing Demands of Work Experience; Moving Forward; References; Learning in Hybrid Spaces: Designing a Mobile Technology Capacity Building Framework for Workplace Learning; Introduction; Learning in Hybrid Spaces; WPL is a Hybrid Space; mLearning in WPL; The Project; Approach; Key Findings; Core Themes
Summary This book explores new questions about the state of work and work readiness for new university and college graduates in the context of work-integrated learning in the 21st century and the role of higher education in preparing students for the challenges of global economic shifts in the labour market
Notes The Mobile Technology Capacity Building Framework for WPL
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
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Subject Education, Cooperative -- 21st century
Generation Y.
Educational strategies & policy.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Education, Cooperative
Generation Y
Form Electronic book
Author Drysdale, Maureen
ISBN 9781787148598