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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 47, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Motivational orientations in work

    Mari Murtonen, Erkki Olkinuora, Tuire Palonen, Kai Hakkarainen & Erno Lehtinen

    The rapid development in working life during recent decades has changed the structures of work organisations and expectations of employees’ work. Differing forms of professional employment and... More

    pp. 213-222

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  2. The culture of learning from mistakes: How employees handle mistakes in everyday work

    Christian Harteis, Johannes Bauer & Hans Gruber

    Workplace learning circumscribes processes leading to the development of competencies and skills through daily work. It is of increasing importance for many modern enterprises, which consider... More

    pp. 223-231

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  3. Learning through work: Exploring instances of relational interdependencies

    Stephen Billett

    This paper provides an account of the inter-psychological processes that constitute learning through work. It does this by drawing on deliberations about the relative contributions of the immediate... More

    pp. 232-240

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  4. Varieties of work related learning

    P. Robert-Jan Simons & Manon C.P. Ruijters

    Based on 30 interviews with and observations of professionals, 5 prototypical metaphors of learning are described and related to existing theories about learning. Two of the metaphors were... More

    pp. 241-251

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  5. Developing vocational practice in the jewellery sector through the incubation of a new “project-object”

    David Guile & Kaori Okumoto

    This paper analyses a work placement scheme established to create the conditions to: (i) incubate new designs in the jewellery sector in Birmingham; (ii) support a jewellery company compete more... More

    pp. 252-260

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