Academic publications

In this article, David Drewery and Katie Knapp explore students’ organizational commitment pertaining to workplace friendships. This study found that organizational commitment is greater when work experience quality is greater. Additionally, workplace friendships still developed during remote work-integrated learning.

In this paper, researchers examine Indigenous international work-integrated learning (WIL) at the University of Victoria in exchange with three Australian institutions. This paper highlights key research findings and ways to decolonize WIL.

Across Canada, a growing number of academics are focusing their research on the practice of co-operative education and work-integrated learning. This body of work will become increasingly important, especially for academic institutions, as students and employers continue to prepare for the future beyond COVID-19. Here’s what we found.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on work-integrated learning (WIL) has been significant. This paper delves into the importance of institutions developing diverse practices of WIL and shifting away from a heavy reliance on work placements.