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ERIC Number: EJ799731
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISSN: ISSN-0950-4222
The Greek Challenge in Work-Based Learning
Taousanidis, Nikolaos I.; Antoniadou, Myrofora A.
Industry and Higher Education, v22 n3 p177-182 Jun 2008
Work-based learning is generated, controlled and used within a community of practice and brings new understanding to pedagogical principles as the role of worker becomes also that of learner. This paper presents a series of opportunities of this type of learning, which even enables students to work at a distance, using open-learning techniques, as self-managed learners in their work-related context. The author analyses the legitimacy of work-based knowledge in a higher education setting: this is crucial in understanding the differences and similarities both within the field of work-based learning itself and between work-based learning and more conventional educational programmes. Finally, a method of facilitating and managing such work-based learning in universities is presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Greece