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Ley, Tobias; Maier, Ronald; Thalmann, Stefan; Waizenegger, Lena; Pata, Kai; Ruiz-Calleja, Adolfo – Vocations and Learning, 2020
When organizations create new knowledge and work practices as a reaction to challenges they face, they often have difficulty to adopt these new practices "on the ground". One of the reasons is that in these cases, individual informal learning and collective knowledge creation are often insufficiently connected. In this paper, we…
Descriptors: Models, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Knowledge Level, Workplace Learning
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Jossberger, Helen; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; van de Wiel, Margje W. J.; Boshuizen, Henny P. A. – Vocations and Learning, 2020
The aim of the present empirical study was to explore students' self-regulated learning behaviours in vocational education and training and to describe the micro processes associated with planning, monitoring and evaluating during practical learning tasks. The 18 participants were well-performing students from upper secondary vocational education.…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Vocational Education, Secondary School Students, Student Behavior
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Yuan, Bei; Wang, Minhong; van Merriënboer, Jeroen; Tao, Xu; Kushniruk, Andre; Peng, Jun – Vocations and Learning, 2020
Reflection plays an important role in medical students' ability to develop diagnostic competence through practice with clinical cases. However, it is not easy for students to develop expert-like performance through self-reflection alone; conversely, seeking feedback from experts constantly in practice is impractical. This study investigates the…
Descriptors: Reflection, Feedback (Response), Computer Assisted Instruction, Clinical Diagnosis
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Forster-Heinzer, Sarah – Vocations and Learning, 2020
The aim of this paper is to clarify the relationship between the pedagogical ethos of vocational in-company trainers as perceived by apprentices and the apprentices' identification with their vocation and their company from both a theoretical and an empirical point of view. It is argued that the trainers' pedagogical ethos is a relational…
Descriptors: Trainers, Apprenticeships, Professional Identity, Identification (Psychology)
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Rintala, Heta; Nokelainen, Petri – Vocations and Learning, 2020
There has been a growing emphasis on providing students in vocational education and training (VET) with workplace experiences. School-based VET and apprenticeship training have been parallel routes in the Finnish VET system, but relatively little is known of their characteristics regarding students' experiences. This study addresses this research…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Student Experience, Workplace Learning, Apprenticeships
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Lemmetty, Soila; Collin, Kaija – Vocations and Learning, 2020
Changing technologies and competition in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) are challenging the learning of individual workers and teams alongside and through work. Organisations call for employees' autonomy and self-directedness executed by agile operations and low hierarchies, where learning is also increasingly the…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Workplace Learning, Information Technology, Communications
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Hodge, Steven; Mavin, Tim; Kearns, Suzanne – Vocations and Learning, 2020
A distinctive feature of contemporary professional, vocational and continuing education is the prevalence of the 'competency' approach. So-called competency-based education or training (CBE/T) can be adopted as a basis for programs of learning, frameworks for development within occupations, or for national systems of vocational education. Its…
Descriptors: Hermeneutics, Competency Based Education, Vocational Education, Continuing Education
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Hökkä, Päivi; Vähäsantanen, Katja; Paloniemi, Susanna – Vocations and Learning, 2020
The research elaborating emotions in organizational settings has increased considerably in recent years. However, we lack a comprehensive understanding of the role of emotions in learning at work. This review aimed to elaborate how emotions and learning are understood in the field of workplace studies, and how emotions and learning at work are…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Workplace Learning, Emotional Response, Correlation
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Cuyvers, Katrien; Van den Bossche, Piet; Donche, Vincent – Vocations and Learning, 2020
Much of individual's learning takes place during job performance, implying that professionals engage in self-regulated learning (SRL). This study systematically reviews the current state of the field concerning conceptualisation and operationalisation within research on self-regulation of professional learning - for which we use the acronym…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Professional Development, Self Management, Educational Research
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Ümarik, Meril; Aavik, Kadri – Vocations and Learning, 2020
In this paper we aim to understand how the discourse of VET stakeholders (educational administrators, school leaders and vocational teachers) reproduces and/or contests gender-typical occupational practices in VET. Drawing from interviews with VET stakeholders in Estonia, we found that, as a rule, teachers and heads of schools have noticed gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Stakeholders, Educational Practices
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Esmond, Bill – Vocations and Learning, 2020
TVET educator roles and identities vary internationally, and are subject to repositioning, for example as the relative significance of institutions and the workplace change within national systems. In English apprenticeships, a key position has long been occupied by competence assessors, whose non-teaching role has related uneasily to those of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Adult Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
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Cangialosi, Nicola; Odoardi, Carlo; Battistelli, Adalgisa – Vocations and Learning, 2020
This study aims to explore the relationship between learning climate, in the dimensions of learning facilitation and error avoidance, learning potential of the workplace (task-related and interactional) and innovative work behavior. Survey data were collected from a sample of 374 employees and their supervisors from an automatic food distribution…
Descriptors: Correlation, Innovation, Employee Attitudes, Food Service
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Arts, Margit; Bronkhorst, Larike H. – Vocations and Learning, 2020
As learning societies necessitate continuous education, a growing number of part-time programs are being offered. A key challenge for part-time programs is adequately supporting students in connecting their learning within the program to their work life, which in contrast to dual education is not part of the program. To better understand such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Professional Education, Part Time Students
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Lambriex-Schmitz, Peggy; Van der Klink, Marcel R.; Beausaert, Simon; Bijker, Monique; Segers, Mien – Vocations and Learning, 2020
Our study aims to develop and validate a multidimensional Innovative Work Behaviour instrument to measure teachers IWB. Current IWB conceptualizations and operationalizations need further attention. Existing measurements miss empirical evidence of the construct validity and moreover do not include a sustainability dimension. Based on a thorough…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Factor Analysis, Psychometrics, Work Environment
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Sarastuen, Nora Kolkin – Vocations and Learning, 2020
The transition from occupational practitioner to vocational educator means moving from the logic of production to the logic of teaching; the purpose of knowledge changes from enhancing production to enhancing learning. This process touches issues of transmitting vocational knowledge from a workplace context to a school context; it has been…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Vocational Education Teachers, Professional Identity, Vocational Adjustment
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