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Wednesday, 9th November 2016

Time: 9:30AM - 4:45PM
Location: Rm 1300, Physical Sciences Building

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Managing Work-Integrated Learning

Course description

Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) is the term normally used to describe directed or supported educational activities that integrate theoretical learning and practical application in the workplace.  These activities represent a significant part of many academic programs at Flinders University and may take the form of placements, practicum and field studies, in addition to on-campus, work-related activities and industry liaison.

It is essential that the University adequately prepares students for WIL activities, to maximise the learning potential that they offer.  All academic and general staff with an involvement in WIL activities are therefore required to complete a workshop program specifically designed to provide a clearer understanding of the elements of successful WIL at Flinders University.  This is compulsory for all new staff involved in leading and organising WIL and may also provide new and relevant information for staff managing existing programs.

'Managing Work-Integrated Learning' is delivered as an on-line FLO topic and a full-day workshop. The FLO topic, estimated to take 1.5 - 2 hours to complete, must be completed prior to commencing the workshop.  Further details will be forwarded one week prior to the workshop.

Participation via WebEx is possible for staff located in regional or interstate locations. Please write WebEx in the preferences section to ensure access information is emailed to you. This email will be sent the day prior to the Forum.
Note: internet, microphone and camera are necessary for WebEx participation.

Type of course

Workshop

Presenters

Helen Stephenson
Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching

Who should attend

'Managing Work-Integrated Learning' is compulsory for all new staff involved in supervising, leading and managing WIL including placements and non-placement (simulated) activities.  It may also provide new and relevant information for existing staff managing WIL and other on-campus, work-integrated related activities and industry liaison.

What you will learn

  • the definition of WIL at Flinders University.
  • the educational purpose of WIL.
  • the University's policy, guidelines for the design of WIL topics, and the administrative procedures for student WIL placements.
  • tools to use in supervising and assessing students.
  • the support available for staff and students engaged in WIL activities.
  • models of good practice implemented across the University.