The Asia-Pacific Journal of Co-operative Education (APJCE) will now be known as the International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning (IJWIL). This journal features original peer-reviewed research on topics surrounding work-integrated learning.
WatCACE is connected to IJWIL as our Director Judene Pretti is one of the Associate Editors of the journal. Explore the website to learn more about IJWIL and access the database for your next research project.
In the February issue of Co-op Research Matters (PDF), we feature a conducted study on an experiential learning shadowing program for pre-health students and work-based learning in social entrepreneurship.
Are you involved in co-operative education and work-integrated learning? Do you have a lot of research ideas to enhance experiential learning practices across Canada? Consider applying for the Co-operative Education and Work-integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL) Research Grant* to jump-start your next project and contribute to Canada's leadership in work-integrated learning. The submission deadline is Friday, March 30, 2018.
WatCACE Director Judene Pretti will be holding a research workshop alongside CEIA colleagues Dr. Cheryl Cates and Dr. Sarah Burrows at this year's Cooperative Education and Internship Association (CEIA) Annual Conference. This year's conference will take place in Charleston, South Carolina from April 16-18, 2018. Early bird registration ends tomorrow*.
Demystifying the Research Process
Presenters: Judene Pretti, Dr. Cheryl Cates and Dr. Sarah Burrows
From the entire team at WatCACE, we hope everyone has had a wonderful start to the new year! For our department, January marked a very busy month upon returning from the holiday break. Putting together Co-op Research Matters for its second winter term season happened in full force, and we are happy to present it today.
The December Co-op Research Matters (PDF) newsletter is now published! We'd like to thank Jeremy Steffler (Faculty Relations Manager, Mathematics, Entrepreneurship and Research Centres/Institutes) for his thoughts on the connection between entrepreneurship program models, experiential activities and engineering students.
Our November issue of Co-op Research Matters (PDF) is now released! In this month's issue, we feature two insightful articles from the Asia-Pacific Journal of Co-operative Education (APJCE) and contributions from folks at WatPD and CECA. Big thanks to Ben McDonald (EDGE Instructional Support Coordinator) and David Thiessen (Career Advisor) for their thoughts on the featured papers!
It's an eventful day for WatCACE with fun Halloween festivities in the office and the release of October's Co-op Research Matters (PDF)! This month's issue features Trish Owens (Instructional Support Coordinator, WatPD) and Jessica Lang (EDGE Manager, WatPD) and their thoughts on work-integrated learning in various topics.