Global Perspectives – 2019 module plan

Wk beg

Aim of activity

Preparation by participants

Online activity by participants


Mar 18

Introductions:  Getting to know other participants and familiarization with module

Become familiar with online site – particularly two readings listed in Module Descriptor
Book into one of the webinars

Participants and facilitators introduce themselves in the Discussion Forum online.

All facilitators

Mar 25

Set readings
Aim: to become familiar with initial readings in experiential learning theory (Learning outcome a)

Read two of the three readings listed in Module Descriptor

First webinar – introductions and discussion of readings
Post a brief review of one  reading (100 – 200 words)
 & contribute to online discussion in Discussion Forum


Apr 1

Describing models of WIL

  • identify models of WIL and the theorists pertaining to that model
  • appreciate global perspective of WIL

(Learning outcomes a and b)

Prepare online posting

Post brief description of model of WIL currently involved with and the predominant experiential learning perspective pertaining to that model (200 – 300 words)


Apr 8

As above

Book into one of the webinars

Online discussion of the above


Apr 15

Preparation for webinar

Participants prepare for webinar

Post description of a WIL problem (100 – 200 words)
Online discussion of the above


Easter Weekend April 19 – 22.  Webinars are scheduled for May 6.  Alternative arrangements can be made to accommodate mid-semester break if needed

Apr 29

Webinar organisation and briefing

Send slides & materials to facilitators



May 6

Second webinar
Aim: show how to create a learning environment (outcome a, b and c)

At webinar prepare findings, identify for discussion a challenge faced by your model of WIL

Participate in second webinar – discussion of WIL issue and relationship to theory

Webinar  facilitators

May 13

Conclusion of module


Final online discussion and conclusion to the module

All facilitators