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ERIC Number: EJ636493
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1363-6820
The Relative Contributions of Institutional and Workplace Learning Environments: An Analysis of Apprenticeship Training.
Harris, Roger; Willis, Peter; Simons, Michele; Collins, Emily
Journal of Vocational Education and Training: The Vocational Aspect of Education, v53 n2 p263-78 2001
Interviews and focus groups with 32 apprentices, 21 employers, and 6 teachers in Australia's construction industry showed that on-the-job learning was perceived as more real and focused on "how"; off-the-job learning was less pressured, broader, more theoretical, and concerns with "why." The different contributions each made to apprentices' development supports the need for both. (Contains 25 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia