2016 Conference roundup
Conference Proceedings ‘WIL 2020: Pushing the Boundaries’
Proceedings of the ACEN Conference ‘WIL 2020: Pushing the Boundaries’ held in Sydney on September 28-30, 2016 are now available. Our thanks to all the presenters who feature in these pages.
Special thanks to the Conference team – Theresa Winchester-Seeto, Anna Rowe and Marina Harvey.
See the full list of conference abstracts.
Some presenters have offered their PowerPoints for sharing. They’ll be added here as they become available.
Files have been converted to PDF.
Keynote: Breaking open WIL: preparing students for 2020 and beyond
Matching and mismatch: Understanding employer expectations of work placement applicants
Enhancing workplace learning through mobile technology
Enhancing WIL to place engineering practice at the heart of engineering degrees
Transnational WIL: supporting employability through innovative alternatives to internships
2016 Conference in pictures
Courtesy of Kylie Twyford, University of Newcastle
Best Paper Award
The Best Paper was awarded to Diana Messum, Lesley Wilkes, Kath Peters and Debra Jackson for their paper “Senior managers’ and recent graduates’ perceptions of employability skills for health services management”.
Best Poster Award
The 2016 Conference Best Poster award went to Panos Vlachopoulos, Hayley Harris and Sarah White for their poster entitled “Learning in a Connected World: where employability agenda meets the principles of enactivism and connectivism”.