ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS
(Updated as of February 15, 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
   
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
   
PECHAKUCHA PRESENTATION
 
“The Global Technical Workforce” United States
   
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
   
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
   
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
   
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