60-Second SoTL – Episode 6

This week’s episode features a recent article from the open-access International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning and explores Indigenous students’ experiences with employability initiatives, including work-integrated learning:

Keen, Joel, and Michelle J. Eady. 2022. “Amplifying Indigenous student voice in work-integrated learning.” International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning 23 (2): 219-235.

View a transcript of this episode.

The episode was hosted by Jessie L. Moore, Director of the Center for Engaged Learning and Professor of Professional Writing & Rhetoric. 60-Second SoTL is produced by the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University.

Read More about Amplifying Indigenous Student Voices

Althaus, Catherine. 2020. “Different Paradigms of Evidence and Knowledge: Recognising, Honouring, and Celebrating Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being.” Australian Journal of Public Administration 79 (2): 187-207. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12400

Carter, Jennifer, David Hollinsworth, Maria Raciti, and Kathryn Gilbey. 2018. “Academic ‘Place-Making’: Fostering Attachment, Belonging and Identity for Indigenous Students in Australian Universities. Teaching in Higher Education 23 (2): 243-260. https://doi.org/10.1080/13562517.2017.1379485

Eady, Michelle J., and Joel Keen. 2021. “Employability Readiness for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students: Yarning Circles as a Methodological Approach to Illuminate Student Voice.” Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability 12 (2): 1-
18. https://doi.org/10.21153/jtlge2021vol12no2art962 [Open Access]

Novak, Jan, and Gail Robinson. 1998. “‘You Tell Us’: Indigenous Students Talk to a Tertiary Library.” Australian Academic & Research Libraries 29 (1): 13-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/00048623.1998.10755034 [Open Access]

Yahlnaaw. 2019. “T’aats’iigang – Stuffing a Jar Full.” International Journal for Students As Partners 3 (2): 6–10. https://doi.org/10.15173/ijsap.v3i2.4081 [Open Access]

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