|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||The use of citations in educational research: the instance of the concept of 'situated learning'|
|Citation:||Lang I & Canning R (2010) The use of citations in educational research: the instance of the concept of 'situated learning', Journal of Further and Higher Education, 34 (2), pp. 291-301.|
|Abstract:||The paper provides a citation analysis of Lave and Wenger's work on communities of practice' and 'situated learning' over the period 1991-2001. The data relates to educational research in the UK, although comparisons are made with the USA. The findings indicate that although the text was incorporated and heavily used within educational research over the priod of the study there were very few citations that could be identified as cumulative. The discussion looks at whether this could be another instance of the failure of educational research and explores the role of theory in professional education|
|Rights:||Published in Journal of Further and Higher Education by Taylor & Francis (Routledge).; This is an electronic version of an article published in Journal of Further and Higher Education, Volume 34, Issue 2, May 2010, pp. 291 - 301. Journal of Further and Higher Education is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0309-877X&volume=34&issue=2&spage=291|
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