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ERIC Number: ED422519
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 163
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87397-470-0
Current Issues and New Agendas in Workplace Learning.
Boud, David, Ed.
This book contains nine papers on current issues and new agendas in workplace learning in Australia. The first paper, "A New Focus on Workplace Learning Research" (David Boud), examines the rise of interest in and conceptions of workplace learning. The next three papers focus on different conceptions of workplace learning: "Fusing Learning and Work: Changing Conceptions of Workplace Learning" (Philip Candy, Judy Matthews); "Understanding Workplace Learning: General Perspectives" (Paul Hager); and "Understanding Workplace Learning: Cognitive and Sociocultural Perspectives" (Stephen Billett). The next four papers examine key issues in workplace learning: "Management Learning: Research Survey" (David Beckett); "Equity and Workplace Learning: Emerging Discourses and Conditions of Possibility" (Elaine Butler); "The Assessment of Learning" (Russell Docking); and "The Costs and Benefits of Training and Assessment" (Rod McDonald). The final paper, "More Strategic, More Critical, More Evaluative: Perspectives on Research into Workplace Learning and Assessment" (David Boud, John Freeland, Geof Hawke, Rod McDonald), discusses the policy and practice implications of research on workplace learning. Appended is information on how the book was developed and how the papers were commissioned. (MN)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia