The development of a work integrated learning model for the Interior Design qualification

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Author: Cilliers, Rita; Smit, Pieter


Communication between institutions and the industry is of vital importance to support and distribute new design drawing techniques, new innovative ideas and share knowledge with students and staff alike. The specific demands in the industry will always determine the management model of work integrated learning (WIL) for the Interior Design (ID) qualification. WIL falls between the curriculum of Interior Design and the workplace and needs to remain focused with new technical interior design styles, work ethics and personal and social development skills. This article examines each section...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Industry; Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge; Providers of education and training; Outcomes

Keywords: Work integrated learning; Skill development; Relevance of education and training; University

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa

Published: Johannesburg, South Africa: Southern African Society for Cooperative Education, 2015

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Journal volume: 3

Journal date: July 2015

Pages: pp. 22-40

ISSN: 2412-7302 (print), 2415-5055 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 128.51

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