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Puppe, Linda; Jossberger, Helen; Stein, Isabell; Gruber, Hans – Vocations and Learning, 2020
In the domain of visual arts, professional artists usually graduate from academies and universities. For professional development, art students must practise domain-specific activities. Support from lecturers and exchanges with fellow students also help advance accomplishments. Amateurs without academic or vocational artistic education can acquire…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Visual Arts, College Graduates, Expertise
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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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Kreuzer, Christine; Weber, Susanne – Vocations and Learning, 2020
Intrapreneurship competence, as one of the main twenty-first century skills, has moved into focus, as it enables benefits for both organizations and individuals. To foster associated competencies and enable tailor-made instruction, teachers need knowledge not only about what their students can do but also about which errors are typically made…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Administrative Organization, 21st Century Skills, Competence
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Jensen, Karen; Strømsø, Helge I. – Vocations and Learning, 2019
A lack of alignment between professional practice and education has triggered the move to alternative educational models, often with detailed scripts and templates to be followed. Among these are variants of problem/case-based models, where learners are challenged to achieve professionally desired learning outcomes and acquire knowledge and skills…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teacher Role, Epistemology, Nontraditional Education
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de Grip, Andries; Pleijers, Astrid – Vocations and Learning, 2019
Although workshop attendance appears to be as high as participation in training, this paper is the first study in the educational science, human resource management and labour economics literature that explores the drivers of workshop attendance among the working population. In our analysis of the Dutch Adult Education Survey, we find that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Training, Professional Development
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Chan, Selena – Vocations and Learning, 2019
In a longitudinal study of bakers' apprentices, reluctant or ambivalent entrants to the work of baking, discovered an affinity for their work through processes of belonging to a workplace, becoming and being bakers. Through extensive, thorough and at times demanding engagement with bakers' work and the forging of strong personal relationships with…
Descriptors: Role, Apprenticeships, Food Service, Vocational Interests
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Cano-Escoriaza, Jacobo; Hernández, Santos Orejudo; Pascual, Alejandra Cortés – Vocations and Learning, 2019
Work values are key elements in the competence training of university students, but little is known about the evolution of these values throughout university education. In this study, 362 Spanish university students were followed throughout the four years of their degree programmes. All of them completed a Work Values Scale that includes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Social Values, Work Ethic
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Christidis, Maria; Lindberg, Viveca – Vocations and Learning, 2019
The aim of this study was to explore what subject-integrated teaching of vocational subjects, ethics and health care, contributed with in terms of vocational knowing. The case study was ethnographically inspired and followed a group of students (16 +) and their teachers in a Swedish Health and Social Care Program while they worked with a theme…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Ethics, Vocational Education, Integrated Activities
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Jackson, Denise; Fleming, Jenny; Rowe, Anna – Vocations and Learning, 2019
Increasingly, contemporary work means graduates will operate in multiple workplace settings during their careers, catalysing the need for successful transfer of capabilities across diverse contexts. The transfer of skills and knowledge, however, is a complex area of learning theory which is often assumed and lacks empirical analysis. Facilitating…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Transfer of Training, Work Experience Programs, Workplace Learning
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