ERIC Number: ED433466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Understanding Learning at Work.
Boud, David, Ed.; Garrick, John, Ed.
This book contains 14 articles on learning and work that focus on the following: (1) expectations about learning at work into the next century; (2) learning theories, practice, and performance implications; (3) the relationship between workplace learning and other forms of life-long education; (4) international developments in competency-based approaches to learning and assessment; and (5) the influence of language, power, culture, and gender upon the construction of learning. The following articles are included: "Understandings of Workplace Learning" (David Boud, John Garrick); "The Changing Contexts of Work" (Catherine Casey); "Learning to Work and Working to Learn" (Ronald Barnett); "New Dimensions in the Dynamics of Learning and Knowledge" (Judith Matthews, Philip Candy);"Finding a Good Theory of Workplace Learning" (Paul Hager); "Past the Guru and up the Garden Path: The New Organic Management Learning" (David Beckett); "Gendered Workers and Gendered Work: Implications for Women's Learning" (Belinda Probert); "Culture and Difference in Workplace Learning" (Nicky Solomon); "Technologising Equity: The Politics and Practices of Work-Related Learning" (Elaine Butler); "Guided Learning at Work" (Stephen Billett); "Is Learning Transferable?" (Mark Tennant); "Competency-based Learning: A Dubious Past--An Assured Future?" (Andrew Gonczi); "Envisioning New Organizations for Learning" (Victoria Marsick, Karen Watkins); and "The Dominant Discourses of Learning at Work" (John Garrick). (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Cognitive Style, Competency Based Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Experiential Learning, Futures (of Society), Lifelong Learning, On the Job Training, Staff Development, Transfer of Training, Work Experience
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