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|Title: ||Trends in Workplace Learning Research|
|Author(s): ||Fenwick, Tara|
|Contact Email: ||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Editor(s): ||Peterson, Penelope|
|Citation: ||Fenwick T (2010) Trends in Workplace Learning Research. In: Peterson Penelope,
Baker Eva, McGaw Barry (ed.). International Encyclopedia of Education, Third ed.
International Encyclopedia of Education, 1, Elsevier, pp. 83-88.|
|Keywords: ||workplace learning|
|Issue Date: ||2010|
|Series/Report no.: ||International Encyclopedia of Education, 1|
|Abstract: ||Research in workplace learning – by now a contested and problematic term – has
proliferated along highly diverse ideological, theoretical, and contextual
lines. This article offers a selective glimpse of these lines as well as their
distinctive contributions to theory and practice. Perspectives range from more
individualist (human development, reflection, and skill acquisition) to more
collective and even sociomaterial (complexity and activity theory) views. Foci
range from the functional (processes of learning and how to enhance them) to the
political (identities, literacies, and different views of power and politics in
learning). The emphasis of the article is upon fostering productive dialog among
these views, and pointing to those which appear to be attracting greatest attent|
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|Affiliation: ||Education - Research|
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