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V. 8 N. 1 (2023): Didattica innovativa e faculty development: dimensioni teoriche e operative

Toward remote work: Online internship in time of pandemics

13 June 2023


The pandemic deeply affected the curricular internship in higher education since the emergency provisions included mobility limitations and companies’ closure. Since curricular internships are often compulsory for degree attainment, the universities reacted in different ways to ensure the completion of the study programme. This article reports on the collection of data carried out in April-July 2021 in the frame of the ON-IT project about provisions adopted by universities during the worst period of the pandemic emergency. Results are discussed, and the conclusion highlights the next steps of the project development to ensure the quality of online and blended internships to support the acquisition of employability skills for remote work.

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