18th WACE World Conference 2013 - Durban, South Africa

2013 WACE World Conference

The Conference was held  24 – 27 June, 2013, Durban, South Africa

Conference Proceedings Refereed Papers

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Adam Usher, University of Victoria (Research) WACE Developing Students’ Professional Learning Identities: Early Findings from an AVID-focused Site-based Teacher Education Model

Kate Andre, Bev Ewens & Fiona Foxall, Edith Cowan University (Discussion) Work Integrated Learning- A Whole of Curriculum Approach_ECU

Kathy Henschke, RMIT (Discussion) Feeling the Heat – Developing individual, social and professional agency for, in and through work placements

Louise Dunn, Swinburne University of Technology (Discussion) Research in cooperative education, making the assumptions explicit


La-Cresha Gordon-Brydson, University of Technology Jamaica (Discussion) The Challenges and Opportunities with advancing Co-operative Education as a Workforce Preparedness…


Hartini Ahmad, Universiti Utara Malaysia (Research) Innovative Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education – Corporate Social Responsibility for Economic Stability

Nor Idayu Mahat, Universiti Utara Malaysia (Research) Addressing Skills Gaps in Wholesale and Retail

New Zealand

Karsten Zegwaard & Richard Coll, University of Waikato (New Zealand) Overview of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education

Karsten Zegwaard, University of Waikato & Matthew Campbell, Griffith University (Research) Ethics and Values Work Placement Influences on Students’ Perceptions

South Africa

Ann Lourens, Ruth Connelly & Ronelle Plaatjes, NMMU (Discussion) Reflections towards Enhancing Student Retention Approaches in Engineering Education from a Co-Curricular Persp

Eric Tshilidzi Nenzhelele, UNISA (Research) The influence of a work-integrated learning course in administrative management on employability (2)

George Onatu, University of Johannesburg (Research) Factors Affecting Progress of South African Planning Students’ in Problem-Based Learning

Hanifa Abdullah, UNISA (Discussion) A Model for Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in an Open Distance Learning (ODL) environment

Maritha Pritchard, University of Johannesburg (Discussion) How Social Recruitment Requres Students to Manage a Responsible Digital Footprint

Melody Brauns, DUT (Discussion) Employability Of Graduates Through Work-Integrated Learning (WIL)

Nombeko Dwesini & Vikelwa Nomnga, Walter Sisulu University (Research) Hositality Management Students’ Experiences of Work-integrated learning

Nombeko Dwesini, Walter Sisulu University (Research) Employers Views on the Quality of Graduates from the faculty of science engineering and technology

PH vd Westhuizen & Hema Kesa, University of Johannesburg (Research) Developing Skills through Work Integrated Learning – Important or Unimportant

Portia Rakoma, DUT (Research) Developing Skills through Work Integrated Learning – Important or Unimportant

Rene Benecke, University of Johannesburg (Discussion) Professional development through a student association Case of the Student Public Relations Association (SPRA) at Univer

Susanne Taylor & Cookie Govender, University of Johannesburg (Discussion) Towards a WIL Partnership Model for HEIs Industry


Jan-Erik Perneman, University West (Research) Cogenerative Learning and Reflective Leadership

Monika Hattinger, University West (Research) Digitizing work – Organizational Work-Integrated Learning through Technology Mediated Courses in Manufacturing Industry


David Devins, Leeds Metroplitan University (Discussion) WBL as an integrated curriculum in Europe

John Brinkman, Liverpool Hope University (Discussion) Workforce Learning In Small To Medium Enterprises

Lisa Ward, University of Huddersfield (Discussion) Challenges of Developing and Sustaining a Research Partnership for Work Integrated Learning


Francine White, LaGuardia Community College (Discussion) Work Integrated Education, Positive Psychology and Prisoner Reentry – A Paradigm Shift