Papers and interactive sessions

The following are some of the interesting papers, posters and showcases, and interactive roundtables to be presented at the ACEN 2018 National Conference.

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Accepted Papers

The following have been accepted as Paper presentations.

A Model for Scaffolding WIL across the Curriculum

Ms Friederika Kaider, Deakin University

Co authors :

Dr Francesca Bussey

A Prospective Evaluation of Students Competencies during Work Integrated Learning (WIL) – Building Science Programs

Mr Charles Mothobiso, Tshwane University of Technology

Co authors :

Mr Rudzani Glen Muthelo

Beyond Employability: Conceptualising WIL in Postgraduate Education

Mr Matthew Campbell, QUT

Co authors :

Ms Victoria Stewart, Dr Azharul Karim

Breaking Down Barriers for WIL Engagement: Flexible, Responsive and Authentic Internship Models for the Creative Industries and beyond.

Dr Clare Dyson, Swinburne University of Technology

Co authors :

Ms Sarah Briant

Building and Managing Industry Relations in the Field of Humanitarian Studies – The Contribution of the CDU/RedR Australia Alliance to CDU’s Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community Studies

Ms Adriana Stibral, Charles Darwin University

Co authors :

Mrs Emma Kettle

Connectedness in Graduate Employability: An Investigation of Current International Education Policies and Relevant Literature

Ms Meg Lomm, University of New South Wales

Co authors :

Dr Kim Snepvangers, A/Prof Arianne Rourke

Debriefing, the Shapeshifter: How Practitioners Conceptualise Debriefing for Work-Integrated Learning

Dr Theresa Winchester-Seeto, Winchester-Seeto Consultancy

Co authors :

Dr Anna Rowe

Developing Innovation and Employability Skills in STEM WIL Students

A/Prof Giselle Rampersad, Flinders University

Co authors :

Dr Vlatka Zivotic-Kukolj

Developing the T-graduate through Work Integrated Learning

Prof Andrew Martin, Massey University

Emerging Models of Work Integrated Learning: Enablers and Challenges

Ms Sonia Ferns, Curtin University

Co authors :

Ms Leoni Russell, Ms Judie Kay, Ms Judith Smith

Ethnography in Work Integrated Learning Research

Dr Bonnie Amelia Dean, University of Wollongong

Co authors :

Dr Bonnie Amelia Dean, Dr Chris Sykes, Dr Jan Turbill

Examining the Value of Learning Analytics for Supporting Work-Integrated Learning

Ms Nicole James, Intersective

Co authors :

Dr Vitomir Kovanovic, Ms Ruth Marshall, Dr Srecko Joksimovic, Dr Abelardo Pardo

Exploring Student Futures as Business Graduates

Dr Sophie Lindsay, Monash University

Co authors :

Dr Kelly Benati, Prof Dawn Bennett, A/Prof Colin Jevons

Ready and WILing: Science Students want more and earlier access to Work-Integrated Learning

Dr Joanne Elliott, Deakin University

Co authors :

Dr Trina Jorre de St Jorre, Prof Elizabeth Johnson

Work-Integrated-Learning within Undergraduate Science Degree Programs: Case Studies in Assessment

Dr Deanne Hryciw, Griffith University

Co authors :

Dr Judith Wake, Dr Ursula Kennedy, Dr Angela Howard, Dr Yetta Gurtner, Dr Michael Whelan, A/Prof Susan Rowland

Accepted Roundtables

The following have been accepted as Roundtable presentations.

A Complex Web: Managing Relationships for Professional Mentoring

Miss Jackie Fuller, The University of Queensland

Aligning to a Global Framework: Should WIL Programs be Expanded to Address Global Issues?

Ms Kaia Myers-Stewart, Unbound

Co authors :

Mr Julian O’Shea

Assuring Quality in WIL – Is the Devil in the Detail?

Dr Jo-Anne Chuck, Western Sydney University

Co authors :

A/Prof John Holdsworth, Dr Anne-Louise Semple, Mr Christopher Jones , A/Prof Peter Meier, Dr Erica Smith, A/Prof Franziska Trede, A/Prof David Casson-Medhurst

Building the Bridge as we Walk on it: Developing and Managing Successful Global WIL Partnerships

Ms Ruth Delagas, La Trobe University

Co authors :

A/Prof Alison Parkes, Ms Carolyn Scott

Innovation and Scalability through a Centralised WIL Delivery Model

Mrs Lou Zoanetti, Monash Professional Pathways, Monash College

Inter-professional WIL: An Idea, an Ideal or a Reality?

Prof Janice Orrell, Flinders University

Co authors :

Ms Iris Lindemann

Network-Based Framework for Providing WIL-Focused Experiences in Non-Vocational STEM Discipline: Critical Reflections.

Mrs Iwona Czaplinski, Queensland University of Technology

Co authors :

Prof Dann Mallet, Dr Abigail Winter, Ms Michelle Apps

Reflection for Learning as a Quality Framework for WIL

A/Prof Marina Harvey, UNSW

Co authors :

A/Prof Kate Lloyd, Dr Kath McLachlan, Dr Anne-Louise Semple, Dr Greg Walkerden

Regulation of WIL and Managing the Risks

Ms Anne Hewitt, The University of Adelaide Law School

Co authors :

Prof Andrew Stewart, Prof Judith Smith, Dr Craig Cameron

What WIL for Generation Z looks like

Ms Brigitte McKenna, UNSW Business School

Co authors :

Ms Nicole James

Accepted Posters

The following have been accepted as Poster presentations.

AGR1WIL – "Embedding Employability into the Experience"

Ms Marnie Long,

La Trobe University

Co authors :

Ms Julie Harbert, Ms Kelly McDermott, Mr Michael Healy

Development of a WIL rubric to facilitate identification and mapping of WIL activities in science courses

Dr Christopher Jones,

Western Sydney University

Co authors :

Dr Christopher Jones, Prof Thomas Millar, Dr Jo-Anne Chuck

Accepted Showcases

The following have been accepted as Showcase presentations.

A Clinical Learning Model for Aged Care Work Integrated Learning: Nursing Students’ and Supervisors’ Experiences

Mrs Colleen Ryan, CQUniversity

Co authors :

Mrs Pammie Ellem, Mrs Leeanne Heaton, Mrs Jennifer Mulvogue, Mrs Marina Cousins, Dr Linda De George-Walker

A Community of Practice Approach to Supporting Excellent Work-Integrated Learning

Ms Anne Hewitt, The University of Adelaide Law School

Co authors :

Ms Melissa Connor, Ms Lexie Scott Glenn

A Holistic Approach to Evaluating an Institution-wide WIL Program

Dr Anna Rowe, University of New South Wales

Co authors :

Dr Kate Lloyd, Ms Cherie Nay, Ms Lucy Corrigan

A Literature Review on Work-Based Learning in Higher Education: On Developing Entrepreneurship, Innovation and the Future Directions of Research in Australia

Mr Hugo Muianga, University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

A Model for Cultural, Linguistic and Academic Support during WIL

Dr Averil Grieve, Monash University

Co authors :

Dr Sheila Vance

A Novel, Short-Term Peer Mentor/Mentee Activity Develops Bachelor of Science Students’ Career Management Skills

A/Prof Susan Rowland, The University of Queensland

Co authors :

Ms Hailey Bonner, Mr Kai Sheng Wong, Ms Rhianna Pedwell

Assessing Non-Partner International Internship Opportunities – Developing Guidelines for Academic Staff

Ms Julie Harbert, Monash College

Co authors :

Ms Rachael Baron, Mr Tim Bendle

Bringing the Industry to the Classroom – Building Authenticity – the Swinburne-UQBS Advertising Capstone Challenge

Mr David Reid, Swinburne University of Technology

Co authors :

Dr Nicole Hartley

Building Student Radiographer Confidence in Communicating significant findings using an Online Learning Platform

Mr John McInerney, Monash University

Co authors :

Dr Wendy MacLeod

Co-creating Curriculum to Support Co-op: A case for Engaging both Partners and Students

Dr Jennifer Ruskin, PACE, Macquarie University

Co authors :

Dr Jennifer Ruskin, Ms Judy Hutchison, Dr Rebecca Bilous

Demonstrating WIL through a Food Literacy Training Network Program for Community Nutrition Students: Supporting the Charitable Food Sector

Ms Ros Sambell, Edith Cowan University

Co authors :

Prof Amanda Devine, A/Prof Tanya Lawlis

Designed for Impact: Case Studies of Professional Experience for Social Change

Mr Julian O’Shea, Unbound (

Developing an Online Simulated Student Orientation Package for Challenging Clinical Placements: Lessons Learnt

Mrs Rhonda Beggs, Griffith University

Co authors :

A/Prof Thea van de Mortel, Dr Judith Needham, Ms Creina Mitchell, Ms Cynthia Tait, Mrs Kate Barnewall, Prof Elizabeth Cardell, Ms Ashleigh Djachenko, Ms Suzanne Golby

Developing Resilience, Self-Efficacy and Professional Identity in Allied Health Students

Ms Abigail Lewis, Edith Cowan University

Co authors :

Ms Janica Jamieson, Ms My Ly, Ms Vilma FitzGerald, Ms Abigail Lewis

Developing WIL in Austere Environments: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Building Operational Relationships in Paramedic and Outdoor Recreation Students for Future Practice.

Dr Prue Gonzalez, Charles Sturt University

Co authors :

Mr Phillip Ebbs

Exploring the Role of WIL in Developing Professional Networking Capabilities for Career Development

A/Prof Denise Jackson, Edith Cowan University

Co authors :

Prof Ruth Bridgstock, A/Prof Kate Lloyd

Facilitating Knowledge Transfer across University and Work Contexts: A Focus on the Workplace

Dr Jenny Fleming, Auckland University of Technology

Co authors :

A/Prof Denise Jackson, Dr Anna Rowe

Generalist Degrees: Gateway to Future Employability

Prof Liz Johnson, Deakin University

Co authors :

Dr Deanne Gannaway

Going Rural Health – Rural Clinical Placement Support

Ms Trish Thorpe, The University of Melbourne

Co authors :

Ms Charmaine Swanson, Mr Murray Bardwell

Human Resource Professionals as Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Gatekeepers

Mrs Jacqueline Mackaway, Macquarie University

Co authors :

Dr Theresa Winchester-Seeto

Industry Partnerships in an Academic Void

Ms Kym Sher, Curtin University

Innovative Approaches to Embedding Employability in the Bachelor of Business through the use of Pebblepad

A/Prof Laurie Murphy, James Cook University

Co authors :

Dr Alf Kuilboer, Ms Karina Lynch

Interim Report on Study Melbourne – Live Projects and its Impact on International Students’ Employability Skills

Ms Hayley Bolding, Pracetra

Co authors :

Ms Hayley Bolding, Ms Angela Yoa, Ms Benita Ho, Ms Tania Groba

Internships and the PHD: Is this the Future for Work-integrated Learning (WIL) in Australia

Ms Faith Valencia, Griffith Univeristy

Language and Identity: Supporting Students’ Professional Language Development Throughout a Program of Study

Ms Heather Pate, Edith Cowan University

Policies and Possibilities: Where are we up to in Developing WIL Policies?

Dr Nancy Rees, Charles Darwin University

Raising A New Generation of Student-teachers for the 21st Century: Field Experience Learning Through Connectivity and Technology

Prof Wai Mui Christina Yu, The Education University of Hong Kong

Co authors :

Prof Wai Mui Christina Yu, Dr Timothy William Taylor, Dr Mei Po Mabel Shek, Dr Wai Yu Stella Kong

Rethinking WIL for Block Mode Delivery -The VU FutureWIL project.

Mr Darren Brown, Victoria University

Student-led Interprofessional WIL: Developing Collaborative, Team-Based Graduate Capabilities

Dr Margo Brewer, Curtin University

Co authors :

Dr Helen Flavell

StudentLink: A Career and Future Focused WIL Approach to Teaching Supervision Skills

Mrs Heidi Miller, University of the Sunshine Coast

Students’ Perceptions of Authenticity and Alignment in WIL Assessment

Dr Rola Ajjawi, Deakin University

The Cherbourg-QUT Project: Best Practices for WIL Engagement with an Aboriginal Community

Mrs Catherine Campbell, QUT

Co authors :

Dr Deb Duthie

The ‘L’ in WIL: New Approaches to Understanding the Value of WIL Experiences

Ms Andrea Reid, Goodstart Early Learning Institute

Transitioning Out

Dr Zoe Murray, Griffith University

Co authors :

Mrs Nina Perry

Why Wait to Graduate: Engaging Students and Industry in WIL

Dr Helen Weadon, Federation University Australia

2018 Conference Partners

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Supporting Associations

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