Prior to the forum there will be a Business Meeting of the ACEN NSW Chapter commencing at 9.00am.  All participants are invited to attend.

The Forum on “Evaluation and Research in Work Integrated Learning” will be held in Room 3.33 Building EB, Parramatta Campus of the University of Western Sydney from 10.00am to 4.00pm on Tuesday 10 August 2010. 

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10.00    Welcome

Freny Tayebjee, Manager Careers & Cooperative Education University of Western Sydney and Chair NSW Chapter of ACEN

Angelo Curtis,  Executive Director Engagement and Partnerships, on behalf of the University of Western Sydney


Prof. Stephen Crump, Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Newcastle

Setting the scene: What are the current areas of opportunity for WIL research?


Prof. Louise Young, Professor of Marketing, University of Western Sydney

 Data and Research: An exploration of Leximancer as a support tool for WIL research


Dr. Theresa Winchester-Seeto, Lecturer in Higher Education Development, Macquarie University

Establishing WIL Research Collaborations

-       brainstorming and sharing of current research amongst attendees

-       development of networks and relationships based on common areas of interest

12.00    LUNCH


Prof. Elizabeth Deane, Pro Vice Chancellor (Students), Australian National University

Is ethics core business?

Presentation and Breakout session



Prof. Joy Higgs, Director Education for Practice Institute, Charles Sturt University

Publishing WIL research and practice

Presentation and Breakout session

3.35    Coming together – sharing our experiences and considering where to from here

4.00    End of day