An Australian Case Study: Working Students and the Decision-Making Process in Real-Life Learning

Robert Gill
2012 International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development  
This study is seeking to gain an enhanced understanding of influences that work is having on fulltime students in relation to their ability to problem solve at a higher order using abstract theory, as opposed to relying on concrete experience. The majority of Australian tertiary students works while studying full-time to supplement their finances, but is this coming at a cost to their academic achievement? The case study presented reviews the results of third-year students who completed an
more » ... s management unit that included real-life learning experiences. Actual learning for the students involved planning and conducting an event.
doi:10.6007/ijarped/v1-i3/11150 fatcat:2ivi46i3unaf3oqvvjzygofvyu