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Flandin, Simon, Ed.; Vidal-Gomel, Christine, Ed.; Becerril Ortega, Raquel, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2022
This book offers various ways in which analyzing professional experience and activity in simulation training makes it possible to describe practice-based learning affordances and processes. Research has been conducted in various simulation programs in the domains of healthcare, victim rescue and population protection, involving healthcare workers,…
Descriptors: Simulation, Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Harteis, Christian, Ed.; Gijbels, David, Ed.; Kyndt, Eva, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2022
The volume comprises a variety of research approaches that seek to explore and understand employees' learning and development through and for work. Working life reveals challenges through technological, economic and societal development that can only rudimentarily be addressed by formal education and training. Workplace learning becomes more and…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Employees, Professional Identity, Change
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Billett, Stephen, Ed.; Stalder, Barbara Elisabeth, Ed.; Aarkrog, Vibe, Ed.; Choy, Sarojni, Ed.; Hodge, Steven, Ed.; Le, Anh Hai, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2022
This book addresses what is, perhaps, the single most important issue for vocational education; its relatively low standing in an era of high aspiration. The work explores the nature, extent and consequences for an educational sector that whilst having an increasingly important role in contemporary societies is seen to be of low standing across…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Role of Education, Aspiration, Government Role
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Billett, Stephen, Ed.; Orrell, Janice, Ed.; Jackson, Denise, Ed.; Valencia-Forrester, Faith, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2020
This edited volume offers a range of insights about, practices of, and findings associated with, enrichening higher education students' learning by their engagement in educational processes during and after the completion of their work integrated education experiences. That is, using post-practicum intervention to augment and enrich those learning…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Work Experience Programs, Learning Processes
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Chan, Selena – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2020
This book gathers work from over a decade of study, and seeks to better understand and support how learners become tradespeople. The research programme applies recent concepts from neuroscience, educational psychology and technology-enhanced learning to explain and help overcome the challenges of learning in trades-learning contexts. Due to the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Building Trades, Neurosciences, Educational Psychology
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Billett, Stephen, Ed.; Newton, Jennifer, Ed.; Rogers, Gary, Ed.; Noble, Christy, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2019
This edited volume offers a range of insights about, practices of and findings associated with enrichening health and social care students' learning by their engagement in educational processes during and after the completion of their practicum experiences in health and social care settings. That is, using post-practicum intervention to augment…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Social Work, Practicums, Experiential Learning
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Dahlgren, Madeleine Abrandt, Ed.; Rystedt, Hans, Ed.; Felländer-Tsai, Li, Ed.; Nyström, Sofia, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2019
This book describes and discusses a practice-oriented approach to understanding and researching interprofessional simulation-based education and simulation. It provides empirical findings from research on this topic and is informed by practice-oriented perspectives. It identifies critical features of the simulation practice and discusses how these…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Health Services, Educational Research, Teamwork
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Harteis, Christian, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2018
This edited volume brings together researchers from various disciplines (i.e. education, psychology, sociology, economy, information technology, engineering) discussing elementary changes at workplaces occurring through digitalization, and reflecting on educational challenges for individuals, organizations, and society. The latest developments in…
Descriptors: Computer Use, Change, Work Environment, Information Technology
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Smith, Raymond – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2018
This book explores and progresses the concept of negotiation as a means of describing and explaining individuals' learning in work. It challenges the undertheorised and generic use of the concept in contemporary work-learning research where the concept of negotiation is most often deployed as a taken for granted synonym for interaction,…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Workplace Learning, Employees, Cooperation
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Bursens, Peter, Ed.; Donche, Vincent, Ed.; Gijbels, David, Ed.; Spooren, Pieter, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2018
This volume brings together both political and educational scientists. While educational research literature has so far not systematically addressed the tool of simulations of decision-making, political scientists have hardly used insights from research on assessment or on motivation and interest of students. Almost all political science…
Descriptors: Simulation, Decision Making, Active Learning, Political Science
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Gruber, Hans; Harteis, Christian – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2018
This book examines professional learning and relates it to the acquisition of expertise, and the influence of individuals. Professional learning, as discussed in the book, comprises all kinds of occupational domains because employment and paid work usually follow the achievement principle, i.e. workers are expected to perform efficiently. The book…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Expertise, Employment, Work Environment
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Barton, Georgina, Ed.; Hartwig, Kay, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2017
This book shares a range of examples where international students have undertaken a work placement, practicum, internship or participated in work integrated learning. Contributions reflect on the successes and challenges that this particularly diverse group of students experience when undertaking work placement programs in a variety of…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Work Experience Programs, Practicums, Internship Programs
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Goller, Michael, Ed.; Paloniemi, Susanna, Ed. – Professional and Practice-based Learning, 2017
The present book collects, integrates, and discusses the range of perspectives and discourses on agency at work. In addition, the book compiles the empirical research that has been generated by various perspectives. The chapters deal with the relationship between (a) agency at work, and (b) professional learning and development. They encompass a…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Professional Autonomy, Workplace Learning, Persistence