• Franziska TredeEmail author
  • Lina Markauskaite
  • Celina McEwen
  • Susie Macfarlane
Part of the Understanding Teaching-Learning Practice book series (UTLP)


This chapter examines how the connected, open and emergent qualities of networks in non-academic environments shape workplace learning (WPL). What kinds of activities and interactions does networked learning afford WPL? What kinds of capabilities and dispositions do students need to participate successfully in networked learning? How can learners be supported to use their mobile devices to construct knowledge and form productive learning and professional relationships in networks? This chapter discusses key aspects and practical ideas for integrating networked learning within WPL. It focuses on two aspects: how networks could enhance WPL practices and preparation of students for networked learning in future workplaces.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Franziska Trede
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lina Markauskaite
    • 2
  • Celina McEwen
    • 1
  • Susie Macfarlane
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Technology SydneyUltimoAustralia
  2. 2.The University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Deakin UniversityBurwood, MelbourneAustralia

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