SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
 
EUROPEAN WIL INSTITUTE
ASSESSING & ASSURING QUALITY IN WORK-INTEGRATED LEARNING
 
MONDAY MAY  18, 2015
   
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM Arrival & Registration
   
9:00 AM to 9:15 AM Welcome from University West & WACE
   
  Professor Kerstin Noren
  Vice-Chancellor, University West
   
  Mr. Olof Blomqvist
  President Emeritus, University West
   
9:15 AM to 9:30 AM The Institute “Red Thread”: A Conceptual Framework
   
  Dr. Paul Stonely
  CEO, WACE
   
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM “WIL: Models and Stakeholders”
   
  Mr. Marty Ford
  Director of Global Partnerships and Programs
  WACE
   
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM “Actionable, Sustainable, Usable Evidence as part of a Continuous Improvement Culture of WIL”
  A case study from the University of Victoria
   
  Dr. Norah McRae
  Executive Director, Co-operative Education Programs and Career Services
  University of Victoria
   
11:15 AM to 11:45 AM Tea/Coffee Break & Networking
   
11:45 AM to 1:00 PM “Assessment & Quality Assurance Program”
  A case study of the Duale Hochschule concept from DHBW   Germany
   
  Dr. Axel Gerloff
  Head of International Relations
  DHBW Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University
   
  Ms. Friederike Leisener
  Quality Assurance
  DHBW Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University
   
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Lunch
   
2:15 PM to 3:30 PM ”The Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence”
   
  Dr. Norah McRae
  Executive Director, Co-operative Education Programs and Career Services
  University of Victoria
   
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM Tea/Coffee Break & Networking
   
4:00 PM to 5:15 PM “Integrating Academic Assessment”
  A case study on contemporary police investigation from the University of Sunderland
   
  Mr. Ron Lawson
  Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Professional Practice
  The University of Sunderland Business School
   
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM Individual Faculty Consultations (sign up required)
   
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM Individual Faculty Consultations (sign up required)
   
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM Welcome Reception Hosted by WACE
   
  Dinner on your own
   
TUESDAY MAY 19, 2015
   
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM Open Floor
   
  Maureen Drysdale, Friederike Leisener, Marty Ford
   
9:30 AM to 10:45 AM ”Assessing WIL Activities in Engineering Education”
  A European Perspective
   
  Dr. Jean-Claude Arditti
  Expert International Affairs, CTI, Commission des titres d'ingénieur
  Chairman of Label Committee,
  ENAEE, European Network for Accreditation in Engineering Education
   
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM Tea/Coffee Break & Networking
   
11:15 AM to 12:30 PM “Quality Assurance of Work-Based & Placement Learning”
  A QAA Perspective
   
  Dr. Stephen Jackson
  Associate Director – International
  Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in Higher Education
   
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM Lunch
   
1:45 PM to 3:00 PM “The Power of WIL Research”
  Utilizing Assessment & Quality Assurance Data
   
  Dr. Maureen Drysdale
  Associate Professor of Psychology
  Adjunct Faculty School of Public Health and Health Systems
  St. Jerome’s University in the University of Waterloo
   
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM Tea/Coffee Break & Networking
   
3:30 PM to 4:45 PM “Aligning Assessment to Broader Strategic Goals Using Interactive
Curriculum Design”
  A case study from Drexel University
   
  Dr. Donald L. McEachron
  Research Professor and Senior Lecturer
  Coordinator for Academic Assessment and Quality Improvement for the
  School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
  Drexel University
   
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM Individual Faculty Consultations (sign up required)
   
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM Individual Faculty Consultations (sign up required)
   
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM Reception & Dinner  Hosted by University West
   
WEDNESDAY MAY 20, 2015
   
8:15 AM to 8:45 AM Individual Faculty Consultations (sign up required)
   
9:00 AM to 9:15 AM Open Floor
   
  Maureen Drysdale, Friederike Leisener, Marty Ford
   
9:15 AM to 10:30 AM “Transformative Reflection Using Autoethnographic Storytelling”
  A case study in police higher education from the University of Sunderland
   
  Mr. Ron Lawson
  Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Professional Practice
  The University of Sunderland Business School
   
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM Tea/Coffee Break & Networking
   
11:00 AM to 12:15 PM ”The Integration of WIL in Curriculum Design”
  A Biomedical Engineering Case Study from Drexel University
   
  Dr. Donald L. McEachron
  Research Professor and Senior Lecturer
  Coordinator for Academic Assessment and Quality Improvement for the
  School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
  Drexel University
   
12:15 PM to 1:30 PM “Learning Outcomes & the Assessment of Work-Based Learning”
  A QAA Perspective
   
  Dr. Stephen Jackson
  Associate Director – International
  Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in Higher Education
   
1:30 PM to 1:45 PM Wrap Up & Institute Certificates
   
  Paul Stonely, Olof Blomqvist, Marty Ford
   
1:45 PM Lunch