Book 2013

Learning, Work and Practice: New Understandings


ISBN: 978-94-007-4758-6 (Print) 978-94-007-4759-3 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Introduction: Thinking About Work in Work Based Learning

  3. Section one

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

    2. Chapter

      Pages 9-19

      The Workplace as a Site of Learning: Reflections on the Conceptual Relationship Between Workplace and Learning

    3. Chapter

      Pages 21-32

      The Role of On-the-Job and Off-the-Job Provision in Vocational Education and Training

    4. Chapter

      Pages 33-50

      Tacit Knowledge and the Labour Process

    5. Chapter

      Pages 51-66

      Workplace Identity, Transition and the Role of Learning

  4. Section two

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

    2. Chapter

      Pages 69-83

      Ontological Distinctiveness and the Emergence of Purposes

    3. Chapter

      Pages 85-103

      Practice as a Key Idea in Understanding Work-Based Learning

  5. Section three

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

    2. Chapter

      Pages 107-119

      Aristotelian Gnoseology and Work-Based Learning

    3. Chapter

      Pages 121-128

      Working Our Way Through Murky Coordinates: Philosophy in Support of Truth Processes

    4. Chapter

      Pages 129-145

      The Language of Knowledge Generation in Practice

    5. Chapter

      Pages 147-163

      An Epistemology of the Hand: Putting Pragmatism to Work

    6. Chapter

      Pages 165-175

      Pragmatism, Meaning and Learning in the Workplace

  6. Section four

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

    2. Chapter

      Pages 179-189

      Foucault and Work-Based Research Ethics: Revisiting Some Issues

    3. Chapter

      Pages 191-206

      Communitarian Ethics and Work-Based Education: Some African Perspectives

    4. Chapter

      Pages 207-217

      Islamic Perspectives on Work-Based Learning

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 219-221