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Engaging industry: Embedding professional learning in the business curriculum

Papadopoulos, T., Taylor, T., Fallshaw, E., Zanko, M. and Lawson, R.J. (2011) Engaging industry: Embedding professional learning in the business curriculum. Dept. of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Strawberry Hills, NSW.

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Professional learning has become a feature of business curricula in universities throughout Australia and around the world. ‘Professional learning’ is often used to denote educational programs that are explicitly linked to industry and professional bodies through industry placements, industry projects and teaching approaches that highlight contemporary industry issues. Professional learning encompasses the skills, qualities and attributes that are required by a profession and the processes through which those skills are learnt: that is, the methods of teaching – case studies, role plays, field trips, work placement and the like. Professional learning encourages deep learning in relation to the student’s future profession, and includes industry engagement, work‐integrated learning and authentic learning environments...

Item Type: Report
Series Name: Final Report. Australian Learning and Teaching Council
Publisher: Dept. of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Copyright: 2011 ALTC
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