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Thomas, R and Goc, NE (2004) Cooperative education in journalism studies. In: International Handbook for Cooperative Education: An International Perspective of the Theory, Research and Practice of Work-Intergrated Learning. WACE, Boston, Mass, pp. 1-8. ISBN 0975356402

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Abstract

This paper considers the role of cooperative education in journalism studies in Australia and New Zealand. It describes the benefits for journalism students of a liberal arts degree of a work placement unit in Tasmania, Australia when bracketed with reflection and analysis. It then looks at some of the issues surrounding cooperative education when combined with a skills-based training, industry-dominated program in new Zealand. Other issues and some strategies to deal with them are also described.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: cooperative education, journalism studies, journalism education, professional placement
Publisher: WACE
Page Range: pp. 1-8
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2009 01:34
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:56
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/8461
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