ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS
(Updated as of April 1, 2019)
 
REFEREED PAPERS
 
“Perceptions of the Challenges of Internships in Undergraduate Business Education” United States
   
“Rapidly Innovating Program Curricula through Industry Insights” United States
   
"Give us room to grow": Using Participatory Research to Understand the Experiences of Co-op Students” United States
   
“No, I’m not the Secretary”: Using Participatory Action Research to Explore Women Engineer’s
Experiences on Co-op”
United States
   
“Deploying University Strategy Driven by University-Enterprise Linkages: A Case Study of A
Small European Business School”
Czech Republic
   
“Strengthen SMEs for Economic Growth in Developing Countries” Nigeria
   
“An investigation of “pedagogy effectiveness” in knowledge integration for workplace learning” South Africa
   
“How Living Profiles Can Serve as the Bridge between Education and Workplace” United States
   
“What Can Service-Learning and Community Engagement Contribute to our Understanding of
Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education?”
United States
   
“Teaching Assistants in Jail: Engaging Traditional Students in Correctional Education” United States
   
“The application of Lean tools during WIL and its impact to productivity and employability” South Africa
   
“Guideline of Work Integrated Education in Higher Education of Thailand” Thailand
   
“A Practice-based Pedagogy: Expanding the Scope of Experiential Education” Australia
   
“The role of the environment in mediating student’s work self-efficacy development during work placement learning” South Africa
   
“Employability Of Graduates In Nigerian Higher Education: Hard Realities The Need For Curriculum Improvement” Nigeria
   
“Recovery, Recidivism and Employment” United States
   
“Experience (Perspective) of employers and students of the careers: anthropology, psychology and
information technologies of the University of Guadalajara, on professional practices carried out and
their relation with the professional and labor exercise”
Mexico
   
“Perspectives of pre-service teachers to an Employability Improvement Programme at a university of technology” South Africa
   
“Entrepreneurship Education, Skills Building As Predictive Of Students Career Inclination In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions” Nigeria
   
“WIL-ing, Ready and Able - Developing a WIL Framework for Sustainable Industry Engagement” Australia
   
“Contemporary Impact of the Employment Improvement Program (EIP) in Line with Work Integrated Learning (WIL), at Durban University of Technology (DUT)” South Africa
   
“The integration of the hospitality curriculum in the work-integrated learning placement to enhance knowledge and employability” South Africa
   
“Institutionalizing Career Education Across the Liberal Arts Curriculum” United States
   
“Science and engineering graduate competencies and competence: perspectives from students and faculty” South Africa
   
“Role of Employee and student engagement during Work Integrated Learning” South Africa
   
“A multidisciplinary approach to work integrated learning preparedness” South Africa
   
“Managing and Monitoring Work Integrated Learning in the 21st Century” South Africa
   
“The Financial Capability Center: Experiential Education through Community Engagement” United States
   
“Creating a Comprehensive Institution-wide Experiential Education Program: From Conception to Implementation” United States
   
“Establishing a work-integrated Bachelor degree program in Computer Science in Austria” Austria
   
“Assessing Employability Skills of Namibian Graduate by Using Importance-Performance Analysis” South Africa
   
“Impact Of Domains Of Critical Thinking And Fields Of Study On Students’ Writing Achievement In Post-Basic Level Schools In Nigeria” Nigeria
   
“Pioneering a City Student Studio: Emerging work integrated learning environments” New Zealand
   
“Challenges of Cooperative And Work Integrated Education in the 21st Century Nigeria” Nigeria
   
“Quality Education and the Nigerian Dilemma: Imperatives for Counselling” Nigeria
   
“Counselling As Determinant Of Fresh Undergraduate Students’ Psychosocial Adjustment In The 21st Century” Nigeria
   
“An Examination Of Employers’ Perceptions On The Effectiveness Of Career Services When Recruiting College Graduates” United States
   
“Study on the History and Development of First Co-op Program in China” China
   
“Implementing Industry-Based Wil In South African Tvet Lecturer Qualifications” South Africa
   
“Leveraging instructor-led blogs to combat student feelings of isolation during work-based learning (WBL)” South Africa
   
“Developing Systems for Industry-Based WIL in Professional Teacher Qualifications for Lecturers In Vocational and Adult Education in South Africa” South Africa
   
“Collaborative Service-Learning partnerships between government, community and university for implementing social change” South Africa
   
“A Pre-Post Study of Willingness to Communicate in English of Thai Co-operative Education Students” Thailand
   
“Preparing for the Future Global Workforce in the Mining Industry: A Career Pathways Mapping Project” Australia
   
“The deciding parameters that influence business students’ selection of internships” Germany
   
“An integrated and collaborative teaching model acting as a proposed solution to develop students in acquiring essential soft skills to functions as meaningful beings in a work environment” South Africa
   
NON-REFEREED PAPERS
 
“A case study of partnerships between the Nelson Mandela University and external stakeholders
enhancing and leading to employability”
South Africa
   
“Perspectives of Institutional Practitioners’ Epistemology of Experiential Learning Using Q Methodology” Canada
   
“Stolen Knowledge: learning and knowing in workplace practice” Australia
   
“Graduate Co-op: The Opportunities and Challenges” United States
   
“Building employability skills through collaborative partnerships” Australia
   
“The Value of Different Forms of WIL For Employment and Employability” Australia
   
“An investigation of employability as a key driver in higher education practice; Evidence from the African context” South Africa
   
“Using Technology to Improve Industry and Student experience in Work Place Learning” Australia
   
“Ready for the future: answers to health care challenges of the 21st century” Germany
   
“Herman Schneider’s “Cooperative System of Education”: its socioeconomic background and its relevance to today’s industrial societies in Asia” Japan
   
“Leadership Challenges Of The Nigerian Educational System” Nigeria
   
“Visual spaces for illuminating and innovating work integrated learning” Australia
   
“Service Learning Collaboratory White Paper” United States
   
“Critical Curriculum and Just Community: Making Sense of Service Learning in Cincinnati” United States
   
“Students perceptions on legitimate peripheral participation in WIL: Facilitators and inhibitors” New Zealand
   
“Investigating core skills for work within the exercise and sport science industry - a multi-stakeholder approach” Australia
   
“Overcoming barriers to WIL participation for students from a low socio-economic background: What does it take?” Australia
   
PECHAKUCHA PRESENTATION
 
“The Global Technical Workforce” United States
   
“Service Learning Co-op” United States
   
“Collective Impact | Greater Cincinnati Service Learning Network” United States
   
“Preparing students for success in securing WIL” United States
   
“A comparative study of women entrepreneurs: The case of Bandung city in Indonesia and Harare city in Zimbabwe” Indonesia
   
UNPANEL DISCUSSION SESSIONS
 
“The Ohio Cyber Range: Using a Virtual Environment to Promote WIL for Technology Students” United States
   
“The Evolving Workforce: Reimagining work integrated learning to meet workforce and student needs “ United States
   
“Understanding the “tent” of Experiential Education” United States
   
“Experiential Learning and the Reappointment Promotion and Tenure Process” United States
   
“Making Online Service Learning a Working Experience” United States
   
“Discovering a range of supports for clear communication before and during WIL” United States
   
WORKSHOPS
 
“Driving innovation and culture change through Graduate Learning & Development” Canada
   
“De-Centralized Employer Relations for Career Services Centers” United Kingdom
   
“Career Pathways: An Integrated Approach to Meeting the Needs of Students and Employers” United States
   
"Operationalizing a WIL Quality Framework" Canada
   
“Creating a University-wide Multi-level Assessment Tool for Experiential Learning” United States
   
“Intercultural Development For Global WIL” Canada
   
“Understanding and Managing Ethical Risk in a Complex WIL World” Canada
   
“When numbers become bullies: Fairness in Assessment” United States
   
“Using real-time learning analytics to identify when students, teams and industry partners need support” United Kingdom
   
“Beginning with what you have: using existing data to assess WIL” United States
   
“The Good and Bad of AI in Hiring” Canada
   
“People Practices: Leading Evolution and Transformation in Our Departments” Canada
   
“#HashtagHashOut: Marketing for Career Services & Co-op” United States
   
“Crossing boundaries: Building Trans-disciplinary Service-Learning project models” South Africa
   
“Experience Magazine: Practice and Theory "how to" workshop” United States
   
“Networking Interventions: Helping International Students Prepare for Global Workforce and Lifelong Career Success” United States
   
“Innovating WIL Curriculum for Social Sciences, Humanities, and Creative and Performing Arts Students: the University of British Columbia Experience” Canada
   
PANELS
 
“Regarding Graduate Level Co-op Programs: The Experiences of Co-op Faculty” United States
   
“Defining, tracking and assessing WIL at the national level: An overview of work underway by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada” Canada
   
“Service Learning Collaboratory with Village Life Outreach” United States
   
“Growing Ethical Leaders through Service Learning” United States
   
ACADEMIC POSTERS
 
“Students reasons why re-entering the University after co-op experiences is difficult” United States
   
“Predicting Overall Pass Rate At The University Of Technology Using Neural Network: Work Integrated Learning” South Africa
   
“The Tapioca Radio Show: 20,000 listeners, 10 countries, and counting!” United States
   
“Coop and Non-coop Student’s Influences on the Career Aspiration and Self-Esteem: A Case Study Thepsatri Rajabhat University” Thailand
   
“Work integrated engineering education in Tokyo metropolitan area: development of technical knowledge and beyond” Japan