Franklin

Workplace as a learning environment.

Author/Creator:
Moore, Professor David Thornton.
Publication:
Bradford : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2004.
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1 online resource (61 pages)
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Subjects:
Employees -- Training of.
Organizational behavior.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Arguing against a concept of learning as only a formal process occurring in explicitly educational settings like schools, the paper proposes a conception of the workplace as a learning environment focusing on the interaction between the affordances and constraints of the social setting, on the one hand, and the agency and biography of the individual participant, on the other. Workplaces impose certain expectations and norms in the interest of their own continuity and survival, and in the interest of certain participants; but learners also choose to act in certain ways dependent on their own preferences and goals. Thus, the workplace as a learning environment must be understood as a complex negotiation about knowledge-use, roles and processes - essentially as a question of the learner's participation in situated work activities.
Contents:
Intro
CONTENTS
Abstracts
Editorial
Guest editorial
Workplace participatory practices
Curriculum at work
The workplace learning cycle
Communities of domination? Reconceptualising organisational learning and power
Internet editorial.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Print version: Moore, Professor David Thornton Workplace as a learning environment
ISBN:
9781845443887
9780861769988
OCLC:
133162020