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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 17 new and published books in the subject of Work-based Learning — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China

    A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

    By Mary Ann Maslak

    Series: Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

    This book examines the ways in which formal and non-formal education can contribute to women’s successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings. Calling on varied, pertinent social theories, the book examines profitable businesses operated by Dongxiang Muslim women...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Human Activity, Social Practices and Lifelong Education

    Francophone Perspectives

    Edited by Marc Durand

    This volume presents a scientific and practical trend in lifelong education, which focuses on "human activity". This trend is particularly apparent in French speaking countries where a seminal tradition of ergonomics, born in the middle of the 20th century, produced studies about work and workers’...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Masterliness in the Teaching Profession

    Edited by Linda la Velle

    This collection presents an international perspective on issues of training and accreditation at the Master’s level of course provision in the initial and continuing professional development of teachers, coining the phrase ‘masterliness in education’. It provides a comparative background to inform...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Employer Engagement in Education

    Theories and evidence

    Edited by Anthony Mann, Julian Stanley, Louise Archer

    This collection focuses on employer engagement in education, how it is delivered and the differentiated impact it has on young people in their progression through schooling and higher education into the labour market. The focus is not narrowly on vocational or technical education or work-related...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Distance Learning and Online Education in Social Work

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman, R.Paul Maiden

    This edited collection focuses on the early development, gradual evolution, and present status of distance learning and online education in the social work profession. Relevant for social work students and educators in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral programs, this book is an authoritative...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Global Reconstructions of Vocational Education and Training

    Edited by James Avis

    Vocational education and training (VET) can be difficult to define since it is set in a turbulent and volatile environment marked by national and regional specificities. It can be delivered at different levels and by a variety of providers, including community colleges, colleges of further...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Functional Future for Bibliographic Control

    Transitioning into new communities of practice and awareness

    Edited by Shawne D. Miksa

    The quest to evolve bibliographic control to an equal or greater standing within the current information environment is on-going. As information organizers we are working in a time where information and communication technology (ICT) has pushed our status quo to its limits and where innovation...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Professional Learning in Changing Contexts

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Monika Nerland, Karen Jensen

    The knowledge and decisions of professionals influence all facets of modern life, a fact reflected by the increasing and distinct emphasis on public accountability for what professionals know and do. The nature of this accountability has been fundamentally transformed in response to a changing...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Apprenticeship

    International Perspectives on an Evolving Model of Learning

    Edited by Alison Fuller, Lorna Unwin

    Throughout the world, people understand the meaning of 'apprenticeship'. As a model of learning and skill formation, apprenticeship has adapted over the years to reflect changes in work, in technology, and in the types of knowledge that underpin occupational expertise. Apprenticeship serves the...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Learning in the Workplace

    A Toolkit for Facilitating Learning and Assessment in Health and Social Care Settings, 2nd Edition

    By Joan Mulholland, Chris Turnock

    This toolkit is designed for preparing health and social care practitioners for their role in facilitating learning in their workplace. It enables readers to recognise learning opportunities, communicate their professional knowledge, provide students with appropriate support, judge performance,...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge