Applying a conceptual model in sport sector work-integrated learning contexts

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Author: Agnew, Deborah; Pill, Shane; Orrell, Janice


This paper applies a conceptual model for work-integrated learning (WIL) in a multidisciplinary sports degree program. Two examples of WIL in sport will be used to illustrate how the conceptual WIL model is being operationalized. The implications for practice are that curriculum design must recognize a highly flexible approach to the nature of placements and, as a result, emphasize the necessity to conduct a post-practicum debriefing to support the valuable learning and to continue the duty of care towards the student. We propose the expansion of Martin, Rees, and Edwards model to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Students

Keywords: Work integrated learning; Curriculum development; Partnership in education and training; Employability; University

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

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

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Journal volume: 18

Journal number: 3

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 185-198

ISSN: 1175-2882

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.454

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