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Title Learning, work and practice : new understandings / Paul Gibbs, editor
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction: Thinking About Work in Work Based Learning / Paul Gibbs -- Part 1. Section one -- The Workplace as a Site of Learning: Reflections on the Conceptual Relationship Between Workplace and Learning / Christopher Winch -- The Role of On-the-Job and Off-the-Job Provision in Vocational Education and Training / Gerard Lum -- Tacit Knowledge and the Labour Process / Theodore Lewis -- Workplace Identity, Transition and the Role of Learning / Geoffrey Hinchliffe -- Part 2. Section two -- Ontological Distinctiveness and the Emergence of Purposes / David Beckett -- Practice as a Key Idea in Understanding Work-Based Learning / Paul Hager -- Part 3. Section three -- Aristotelian Gnoseology and Work-Based Learning / Marianna Papastephanou -- Working Our Way Through Murky Coordinates: Philosophy in Support of Truth Processes / Kent den Heyer -- The Language of Knowledge Generation in Practice / Kevin J. Flint -- An Epistemology of the Hand: Putting Pragmatism to Work / Svend Brinkmann and Lene Tanggaard -- Pragmatism, Meaning and Learning in the Workplace / Paul Gibbs -- Part 4. Section four -- Foucault and Work-Based Research Ethics: Revisiting Some Issues / Michalinos Zembylas -- Communitarian Ethics and Work-Based Education: Some African Perspectives / Thaddeus Metz -- Islamic Perspectives on Work-Based Learning / Mesut Akdere and Jackleen M. Salem
Summary This book's original contribution to a crowded literature on work and learning will attract strong international interest. Its focus on the philosophy of learning at work brings a fresh perspective on a topic normally viewed through psychological, anthropological and sociological eyes. It assembles a host of internationally recognized scholars who reflect on the various philosophies of work-based learning. Full of distinctive and original contributions that provide perceptive insights into the subject, the work will be a practical support to teachers, trainers and researchers at the same time
Analysis Education
Education -- Philosophy
Professional & Vocational Education
Philosophy of Education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education, Cooperative -- Philosophy
Employees -- Training of.
Inservice Training
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Sciences sociales.
Sciences humaines.
Employees -- Training of
Industrial or vocational training.
Philosophy & theory of education.
Careers guidance.
Form Electronic book
Author Gibbs, Paul
ISBN 9789400747593