Work Integrated Learning: a Marriage Between Academia and Working Life
2015 (English)In: Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, ISSN 1690-4524, E-ISSN 1690-4524, Vol. 13, no 6, 38-46 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
There is a demand for increased cooperation between higher education institutes and surrounding society, and different frameworks for such cooperation have been developed. University West in Sweden has a profile calledwork-integrated learning which could be regarded as a systematical approach for combining theory and practice.Actually work-integrated learning has become an ideologyfor the University which permeates all activities, i.e. education, research and cooperation with surrounding society. This article is a review, explaining and exemplifying our approach. We will also discuss strategies and challenges for bringing the relationship between theory and practice into a prospering marriage.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Orlando, 2015. Vol. 13, no 6, 38-46 p.
Higher education, society, cooperation, workintegrated learning
Pedagogical Work Information Systems, Social aspects
Research subject Work Integrated Learning; SOCIAL SCIENCE, Pedagogics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-8956OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-8956DiVA: diva2:899360