Workplace pedagogic practices: Participatory factors in localised arrangements
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Identifying and understanding workplace pedagogic practices is central to finding ways to develop individuals' vocational practice throughout their working lives. Key to these concerns are workplace participatory factors which illuminate relations between the workplace and individual. This paper proposes how these practices manifested themselves in different ways across and within a workplace and identifies their consequences for individuals' learning. The particular workplace was the subject of a year-long study of guided learning in workplace settings. The paper illustrates how localised factors shape workplace pedagogic and participatory practices, through the activities, guidance and support they afforded to workers which influencing their learning through work. These findings to contribute to and elaborate a pedagogy for the workplace.
Knowledge demands of the new economy
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