Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.

What is an internship?

Includes bibliographical references. 'The connection between classroom learning and practical experience in the workplace has been recognized as a significant aspect of student development in postsecondary institutions (Kuh, 2008). Internships have been associated with many benefits for each party involved, including the student, postsecondary institution and industry professional.

Work-integrated learning and postsecondary graduates

'This report presents findings from the Work-Integrated Learning Employer Survey. The survey was designed to explore employer motivations and barriers to participating in work-integrated learning (WIL) programs (such as cooperative education, field placements and internships) and to gather employer perspectives on the impact of WIL on the skills, competencies and employability of Ontario postsecondary graduates.

Work-integrated learning and postsecondary graduates

'Internships, field placements, co-op and other forms of postsecondary work-integrated learning (WIL) help Ontario college and university students gain practical work experience, enhance their résumés, improve employability skills and determine their fit with a potential career, according to a new study from the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO).

Work-integrated learning in Ontario's postsecondary sector

Includes bibliographical references. 'Recognition of the importance of a high-quality system of postsecondary education (PSE) in meeting the demands of Canada's knowledge-based economy has focused recent media and policy attention on the role of Ontario's colleges and universities in facilitating the successful transition of postsecondary graduates to the labour market.

Writing instruction using an online assignment planner

Includes bibliographical references. 'Online writing resources have the potential to improve writing instruction for university students, particularly in large classes where frequent writing assignments are often not possible. The Assignment Planner (AP) is an online resource created by the Writing Centre at Wilfrid Laurier University and is freely available to all students through the Writing Centre website. The AP guides students through the process of researching and writing an academic paper.

Writing instruction using an online assignment planner. Appendix.

Includes bibliographical references. 'Online writing resources have the potential to improve writing instruction for university students, particularly in large classes where frequent writing assignments are often not possible. The Assignment Planner (AP) is an online resource created by the Writing Centre at Wilfrid Laurier University and is freely available to all students through the Writing Centre website. The AP guides students through the process of researching and writing an academic paper.

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