Contents: Preface. Part I: Cooperative Education and
Internships in Context. A. Howard, Cooperative Education
and Internships at the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century.
P.L. Linn, Theories About Learning and Development in
Cooperative Education and Internships. Part II: Beginning Phase
of Research Projects. G. Grosjean, Getting Started and
Achieving Buy-In: Co-op Education Is Continuous, Contextualized
Learning. F. Ricks, Identifying Resources: Ethics in
Cooperative Education. C. Eames, Researching in Cooperative
Education: How a Practitioner Met the Challenge. Part III:
Methods and Analysis. P.L. Linn, Combining Quantitative
and Qualitative Data: A Lifespan Study of Cooperative Education.
G. Van Gyn, Choosing a Research Instrument: Investigating
the Benefits of Cooperative Education. P. Gochenauer, A.
Winter, Analyzing Data With Statistics: Business Internship
Effects on Postgraduate Employment. N. Johnston, N. Angerilli,
N. Gajdamaschko, How to Measure Complex Learning Processes: The
Nature of Learning in Cooperative Education. M.L. Maynard,
Correlation Analysis in a Natural Experiment Design: Seeking the
Opportune Grade Point Average Cutoff for Internships. A. Howard,
T. Haugsby, Issues in Case Study Methodology: Examining the
Influences of Class Status on Cooperative Education Experiences.
Part IV: Dissemination, Use, and Application. N. Fogg, M.
Putnam, Considering the Needs of Different Stakeholders: The
Impact of Co-op Job Quality on Post-Graduation Earnings. M.
Mayo, Program Evaluation in a Business Environment: An
Employer's Journey With Cooperative Education. B.K. Baker,
Dissemination of Research to Reform Practice: Fishing (and
Lawyering) to Learn. P.M. Rowe, Writing for Publication:
Preparation of the Research Report. Part V: Overriding
Considerations. R.K. Tener, Using Theory in Research I:
Understanding the Learning Experienced in Structured Internships in
Construction Engineering. E. Miller, Using Theory in
Research II: Atypical Cross-Cultural Experiences That Lead to
Growth. C. Cates, B. LeMaster, Program Assessment I: A
Focused Approach to Measuring Learning Outcomes. G. Lee-Thomas,
A. Anderson, Program Assessment II: Cooperative Education
Objectives Nestled in ABET EC2000 Criterion 3: a-k. A.
Howard, Ethical Issues in Experimental and Qualitative
Research. Part VI: Implications for Research and Practice.
P.L. Linn, E. Miller, Implications for Research and