Case Studies of Successful WIL

WIL in the classroom

Authentic assessment in chemistry labs – Dr Angela Ziebell, School of Chemistry, Monash University
Bio-business management in a postgraduate biotechnology course – Dr Jeff Yeoman and Dr Damian Spencer, Department of Biochemistry and Genetics, La Trobe University
Transforming Laboratory Learning – Prof. Tina Overton, School of Chemistry, Monash University

Workplace WIL

Unifying WIL in Science* – Assoc. Prof. Tina Acuña (Project Leader), The University of Tasmania, School of Land and Food
Providing WIL across complex interconnected science degrees* – Dr Jo-Anne Chuck (Project Leader), Western Sydney University, School of Science and Health (Parramatta Campus)
Exploring alternate models for WIL in Science: Linking Work with Learning* – Assoc. Prof Susan Rowland and Prof. Peter Adams (Project Leaders), The University of Queensland, Faculty of Science and Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
Academic WIL  – Dr Michael Whelan, School of Environment, Science and Engineering, Southern Cross University
Agribusiness Industry Experience Program – Dr Susan Low and Dr Sarita Bennett, School of Molecular and Life Sciences, Curtin University

Industry projects

Development of professional skills in science students through a work integrated learning honours stream* – Dr Rowan Brookes (Project Leader), Monash University, School of Biological Sciences

WIL at scale

Scaling-up Professional Experience Programs: developing a framework to support broad-based WIL* – Prof. Peter C Meier (Project Leader), University of Technology, Sydney, Faculty of Science
Learning to Work, Working to Learn: Curriculum design and teaching practice for WIL in the Natural and Physical Sciences* – Prof. Malcolm Campbell (Project Leader), Deakin University, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
*These case studies have been prepared by The Lighthouse Projects, sponsored by the ACDS WIL in Science project (2015 – 2016) and funded by the Office of the Chief Scientist.