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Title Higher education and working life : collaborations, confrontations and challenges / edited by Päivi Tynjälä, Jussi Välimaa, Gillian Boulton-Lewis
Published Oxford ; New York : Elsevier, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 276 pages) : illustrations
Series Advances in learning and instruction series
Advances in learning and instruction series.
Contents Introduction : Changing world, changing higher education / Jussi Välimaa, Päivi Tynjälä and Gillian Boulton-Lewis -- Mode 3, academic capitalism and the new economy : making higher education work for whom? / Gary Rhoades and Sheila Slaughter -- Analysing the relationship between higher education institutions and working life in a Nordic context / Jussi Välimaa -- Bringing industry and academia closer together : the introduction of the foundation degree in the UK / Barbara Zamorski -- From university to working life : graduates' workplace skills in practice / Päivi Tynjälä [and others] -- Polytechnic graduates' working-life skills and expertise / Marja-Leena Stenström -- A typology of the knowledge demonstrated by beginning professionals / Cathrine Le Maister and Anthony Paré -- Employment and part-time higher education : socio-economic and pedagogical perspectives on increasing participation / Alsion Fuller -- Distributed mentoring in communities of practice / Anthony Paré and Cathrine Le Maistre -- Changing workplace environments, conceptions and patterns of learning : implications for university teaching / Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Hitendra Pillay and Lynn Wilss -- The two-fold role of epistemological beliefs in higher education : a review of research about innovation in universities / Jasmina Hasanbegovic [and others] -- Practice-oriented methods in teaching and learning in higher education : theory and empirical evidence / Jörg Markowitsch and Karin Messerer -- Work-related project as a learning environment / Laura Helle, Päivi Tynjälä and Pirkko Vesterinen -- Learning in project-based extension training? / Laura Helle, Tiina Tuominen and Erkki Olkinuora -- Employability : approaches to developing student career awareness and reflective practice in undergraduate business studies / Bill Johnston and Aileen Watson -- Online learning-through-work leading to university degrees : a case study / John Stephenson and Judy Saxton
Summary This book provides a comprehensive discussion of the relationship between higher education and working life from three different perspectives: society, higher education and the world of work. The purpose of the volume is twofold: first, to critically analyse the relationship between higher education and working life, and second, to offer material that helps university teachers develop their teaching in a way that their students will be better prepared for challenges of the continuously changing world. The chapters discuss the interplay between education and work both from the societal point of
Notes "Published in association with the European Association for Learning and Instruction."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Business and education.
Continuing education.
Education, Higher.
Labor supply -- Effect of education on.
Form Electronic book
Author Boulton-Lewis, Gillian, 1940-
Tynjälä, Päivi.
Välimaa, Jussi.
European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction.
ISBN 0080478328 (electronic bk.)
9780080478326 (electronic bk.)