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This Handbook provides a state-of –the art overview of the field of workplace learning from a global perspective. The authors are all well-placed theoreticians, researchers, and practitioners in this burgeoning field , which cuts across higher education, vocational education and training, post-compulsory secondary schooling, and lifelong education. The volume provides a broad–based, yet incisive analysis of the range of theory, research, and practical developments in workplace learning. The SAGE Handbook of Workplace Learning draws together a wide range of views, theoretical dispositions, and assertions and provides a leading-edge presentation by key writers and researchers with insight into the field and its current state.

Researching Workplace Learning in Australia
Researching workplace learning in Australia

This chapter provides a snapshot of research in workplace learning in Australia from the perspective of some of its key players. Workplace learning as an interdisciplinary field covers a wide range of research and programme interests. This is exemplified in the diversity of journals that publish research on workplace learning (Fenwick, 2006). The range and complexity of the field contributes to its richness, but at the same time it presents interesting challenges in terms of making decisions on what is and what is not workplace learning. In order to identify and summarise the theoretical frameworks, conceptions and contributions to understandings of Australian workplace learning knowledge and practices we used an approach that focused on the researchers’ ...

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