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Outcomes of Supervisor and Mentor Support in Internships

60-Second SoTL – Episode 10 This week’s episode features a recent article from the open access International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning and explores how supervisor and mentor support shape students’ outcomes in internship experiences: Ali, Abdifatah A., Philip Gardner, and Brandy Edmondson….

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Amplifying Indigenous Voices in Work-Integrated Learning

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…

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Assessing Risk in Work-Integrated Learning

What is WIL (Work-Integrated Learning)? Work-integrated learning (WIL) refers to student-centered internships, co-ops, field placements, and other experiences that connect classroom learning with real work experience, fostering personal and professional skills that are beneficial for career exploration and development. Though…

How We Describe Immersive Learning Experiences

Interviewing teaching faculty about the pedagogies they use in their courses has been one of my primary methods of collecting data for my exploration of immersive learning practices in higher education. With each interview, I learn more about the range…