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Grytnes, Regine; Grill, Martin; Pousette, Anders; Törner, Marianne; Nielsen, Kent J. – Vocations and Learning, 2018
There is a notable difference in occupational injury rates in the two Scandinavian countries, Sweden and Denmark, with the latter having a 40% higher rate of fatal occupational injuries in the construction industry. This study explored differences in the vocational education and training (VET) systems between Sweden and Denmark that may be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Injuries, Occupational Safety and Health, Cross Cultural Studies
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Nylander, Erik; Österlund, Lovisa; Fejes, Andreas – Vocations and Learning, 2018
In this article we report on findings from a large-scale bibliographic study conducted based on the citation practices within the field of research on adult learning. Our data consist of 151,261 citation links between more than 33,000 different authors whose papers were published in five leading international journals in the field of adult…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Educational Research, Citation Analysis, Citations (References)
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Kunst, Eva M.; van Woerkom, Marianne; Poell, Rob F. – Vocations and Learning, 2018
Participation in professional development activities is important for teachers to continuously improve their knowledge and skills. However, teachers differ in their attitude towards learning activities. This paper examined how different goal orientation profiles are related to participation in professional development activities (acquiring…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Faculty Development, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Attitudes
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Abele, Stephan – Vocations and Learning, 2018
This article deals with a theory-based investigation of the diagnostic problem-solving process in professional contexts. To begin with, a theory of the diagnostic problem-solving process was developed drawing on findings from different professional contexts. The theory distinguishes between four sub-processes of the diagnostic problem-solving…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mechanical Skills, Hypothesis Testing, Motor Vehicles
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Rantatalo, Oscar; Karp, Staffan – Vocations and Learning, 2018
Storytelling has been shown to play a key role in transferring work experience from more experienced towards novices in a number of vocational educational practices, however previous studies have not to the same extent dealt with the role of students' own storytelling practices for sensemaking of work experience. This study set out to examine…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Teaching Methods, Police Education, Work Experience
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Kurunsaari, Merja; Tynjälä, Päivi; Piirainen, Arja – Vocations and Learning, 2018
A competence-oriented approach has recently emerged in higher education and thus far, not much attention has been paid to how "competence" itself is understood in education. The purpose of this study was to examine how graduating physiotherapy students perceive their competence at the end of their studies. The data comprised interviews…
Descriptors: Physical Therapy, Allied Health Occupations Education, College Students, Competence
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Tyson, Ruhi – Vocations and Learning, 2018
The approach of vocational Bildung didactics has been developed to investigate practical knowledge in matters of education for Bildung and phronesis (practical wisdom). Case narratives of unusual richness or success are at the core of the approach, each case representing an articulation of someone's practical knowledge. The concept of a practice…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Vocational Education, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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Halvarsson Lundkvist, Agneta; Gustavsson, Maria – Vocations and Learning, 2018
The aim of this article is to investigate how the formal competence development activities provided by the Production Leap, a workplace development programme (WPDP), were interwoven with everyday work activities and to identify the conditions that enabled learning and employee-driven innovation that contributed to production improvement, in small…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competence, Workplace Learning, Job Skills
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Tran, Ly Thi; Pasura, Rinos – Vocations and Learning, 2018
The commercialisation of education and the massive recruitment of international students across different vocational education and training (VET) systems including the US, UK, Canada and Australia have led to significant changes in the VET teaching and learning landscape. This situation compels the VET sector to design and develop new professional…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Foreign Students, Vocational Education, Interviews
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Pylväs, Laura; Nokelainen, Petri; Rintala, Heta – Vocations and Learning, 2018
This study examines Finnish apprenticeship training stakeholders' perceptions of vocational expertise and experiences of workplace learning and guidance. The semi-structured interview data was collected in 2015 in two vocational fields: the social and health care services sector (five workplaces) and the technology sector (five workplaces). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Stakeholders, Vocational Education
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Jossberger, Helen; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; van de Wiel, Margje W. J.; Boshuizen, Henny – Vocations and Learning, 2018
In vocational education, workplace simulations (WPS) have been implemented to ensure a better connection between the educational setting and the labour market. Moreover, WPS are supposed to motivate students and promote self-directed learning. So far, however, not much is known about the way students experience these WPS. The aim of the present…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Simulated Environment, Education Work Relationship, Case Studies
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Porto Gómez, Igone; Zabala-Iturriagagoitia, Jon Mikel; Aguirre Larrakoetxea, Urko – Vocations and Learning, 2018
Vocational training centres are conceptually regarded as key players in the knowledge generation and dissemination processes that take place within innovation systems. However, the literature does not provide conclusive evidence of their influence on the generation, development and dissemination of innovations. The goal of this paper is to analyse…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Vocational Training Centers, Educational Innovation, Articulation (Education)
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Thoma, Michael; Ostendorf, Annette – Vocations and Learning, 2018
The paper deals with the concept of 'Critical Literacy' in the context of VET teacher education. It focuses on the question of whether and how critical literacy can be developed drawing on elements of discourse research. This is illustrated by means of a higher educational setting, dealing with business administration textbook usage and research.…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Vocational Education, Teacher Education Programs, Textbooks
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Govaerts, Natalie; Kyndt, Eva; Dochy, Filip – Vocations and Learning, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the differential effects of specific types of supervisor support on transfer of training, taking into account established trainee characteristics, such as trainees' motivation to learn, motivation to transfer, and training self-efficacy. More specifically, nine types of supervisor support were examined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervisors, Supervision, Job Training
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Parkinson, Jean; Mackay, James; Demecheleer, Murielle – Vocations and Learning, 2018
For learners in vocational education, acquiring the specialized language of their field is important in facilitating the ability to communicate appropriately with colleagues and customers. Spoken and written discourse in a range of workplace settings has received some attention, but less attention has been given to discourse in vocational…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Language Skills, Language Usage, Diaries
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