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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.

Seeing Workplace Learning Through an Emotional Lens
Seeing workplace learning through an emotional lens

The ubiquity of emotions in the workplace makes them an inevitable part of all workplace learning. Appreciation of this fact will someday be reflected in emotion's presence in every workplace learning chapter rather than in standalone chapters like this one. Nevertheless, as recently as fifteen years ago, emotion might not have found a place at all in a handbook such as the present volume. So we are making progress. This chapter is an invitation to consider emotion's place in learning at work. The first section explores the background to the depersonalised professional discourse that typifies so many organisations posing silent but deadly threats to workplace learning. The second section considers the role ...

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