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Wednesday, January 26 • 12:15 - 13:00
Faculty Members as WIL Practitioners: VCC Case Study

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What does work-integrated learning (WIL) look like at an institution without a dedicated department? At Vancouver Community College (VCC), WIL programs (e.g. apprenticeships, internships, clinical placements and work experiences) are facilitated and taught by faculty and co-ordinators with discipline-specific expertise. Gain insights from the perspectives of these "informal" WIL practitioners and how VCC is leveraging their practice to enhance the overall WIL student experience.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explore WIL pedagogy and assessment practices employed by faculty members
  • Identify support/resources to help them enhance their WIL practice
  • Develop institutional strategies to effectively highlight the importance of WIL

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Candy Ho

Lecturer in Career Development, University of the Fraser Valley
Candy Ho (EdD, CCDP) is the inaugural Assistant Professor, Integrative Career and Capstone Learning at the University of the Fraser Valley. She is proud to serve as Vice-chair of the CERIC Board.
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Pam Khinda

Acting Manager, Partnership Development Office, Vancouver Community College
Pam Khinda (MEd, PIDP, CCDP) is Acting Manager, Partnerships Development Office at Vancouver Community College. An instructor in Simon Fraser University's Career Development Practitioner Program, she is experienced in workshop facilitation, project management and curriculum devel... Read More →
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Rachel Warick

Program Coordinator & CareerLAB Lead, Vancouver Community College
As VCC’s CareerLAB lead, Rachel leverages her expertise in post-secondary interdepartmental collaboration to encourage Faculty and Staff to embed contemporary career and WIL theory and practice into the career guidance provided to students.

Wednesday January 26, 2022 12:15 - 13:00 EST