A model to operate an on-campus retail store for workplace experiential learning

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Author: Truman, Kiru; Mason, Roger B.; Venter, Petrus


Many retailers argue that university students do not have the practical experience and skills required in the workplace when graduating. This paper reports on research undertaken to address this issue and to identify a model to guide development and implementation of a retail store, on a university campus, to be used for work-integrated learning. A literature review was undertaken before a qualitative survey was conducted with 22 respondents, including retail lecturers, retail chain staff and other learning and retail experts. Data collection was via questionnaires, administered during...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students

Keywords: Work integrated learning; Curriculum; Cooperative learning; Experiential learning

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa

Published: Hamilton, New Zealand: Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2017

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Journal volume: 18

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 43-57

ISSN: 1175-2882

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.443

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