Exploring Undergraduate Technical Education Students' Industrial Internship Experience: A Narrative Approach

Mohammed A. Auta
2022 Zenodo  
This study explored undergraduate technical education students' industrial internship experience. Three research questions guided the study. Qualitative design using narrative approach was adopted. The population for this study was 174. However, as it is customary with a qualitative study, a total of 10 final year undergraduate technical education students drawn from the five Universities offering technical education programme participated in the study. Interview was used as instrument for data
more » ... collection. Face-to-face, phone calls, whatsapp were the tools used for the interview. Conversational analysis was used in analyzing the data. Findings from the study indicated that industrial internship plays a key role in the overall skill development programme of undergraduate technical education students through robust and well-coordinated pre-placement preparation, learning experiences and employers support.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.7474402 fatcat:6zrpw6rntnh5tc6cc5ctvsr73e