Handbook for Research in Cooperative Education and Internships

Handbook for Research in Cooperative Education and Internships

by Patricia L. Linn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805841202

ISBN-13: 9780805841206

Pub. Date: 10/01/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This handbook is designed to help cooperative education and internship professionals and employers design, carry out, and disseminate research on work-based education. It offers examples of current studies of work-based education, framing the studies within specific key research design issues, such as finding a starting point, deciding on data-gathering methods, and…  See more details below

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This handbook is designed to help cooperative education and internship professionals and employers design, carry out, and disseminate research on work-based education. It offers examples of current studies of work-based education, framing the studies within specific key research design issues, such as finding a starting point, deciding on data-gathering methods, and integrating qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Linn teaches cooperative education and psychology at Antioch College. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805841206
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
Applied Psychology Series
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile:
1360L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Author Biographies
1Cooperative Education and Internships at the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century3
2Theories About Learning and Development in Cooperative Education and Internships11
3Getting Started and Achieving Buy-In: Co-op Education Is Continuous, Contextualized Learning31
4Identifying Resources: Ethics in Cooperative Education53
5Researching in Cooperative Education: How a Practitioner Met the Challenge71
6Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Data: A Lifespan Study of Cooperative Education97
7Choosing a Research Instrument: Investigating the Benefits of Cooperative Education115
8Analyzing Data With Statistics: Business Internship Effects on Postgraduate Employment137
9How to Measure Complex Learning Processes: The Nature of Learning in Cooperative Education157
10Correlation Analysis in a Natural Experiment Design: Seeking the Opportune Grade Point Average Cutoff for Internships191
11Issues in Case Study Methodology: Examining the Influences of Class Status on Cooperative Education Experiences207
12Considering the Needs of Different Stakeholders: The Impact of Co-op Job Quality on Post-Graduation Earnings229
13Program Evaluation in a Business Environment: An Employer's Journey With Cooperative Education251
14Dissemination of Research to Reform Practice: Fishing (and Lawyering) to Learn279
15Writing for Publication: Preparation of the Research Report301
16Using Theory in Research I: Understanding the Learning Experienced in Structured Internships in Construction Engineering315
17Using Theory in Research II: Atypical Cross-Cultural Experiences That Lead to Growth337
18Program Assessment I: A Focused Approach to Measuring Learning Outcomes363
19Program Assessment II: Cooperative Education Objectives Nestled in ABET EC2000 Criterion 3: a-k383
20Ethical Issues in Experimental and Qualitative Research403
21Implications for Research and Practice421
Author Index439
Subject Index447

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