Princeton University Library Catalog

Improving workplace learning : emerging international perspectives / Geraldine Castleton, Rod Gerber, and Hitendra Pillay, editors.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2006.
Description:
xiv, 296 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Pt. I. Contextual issues for improving workplace learning -- Ch. 1. Learning at work : organisational readiness and individual engagement / Stephen Billett -- Ch. 2. Essence of engagement : social capital in workplace learning / Ian Falk -- Ch. 3. Learning and knowing in workplaces : how do people learn in their work / Rod Gerber -- Ch. 4. Gender perspectives in workplace learning / Margaret Somerville -- Ch. 5. Trades union representations in workplace language and literacy in the United Kingdom / Chris Holland -- Pt. II. Knowledge required for work : implications for learning -- Ch. 6. Distributed cognition : understanding tensions embedded in workplace knowledge and skills / Hitendra Pillay -- Ch. 7. Contextual knowledge and learning processes at work / Esa Poikela, Annikki Jarvinen, Kirsi Heikkela and Kati Tikkamaki -- Ch. 8. Re-framing competence development at work / Jorgen Sandberg and Gloria Dall'Alba -- Ch. 9. Practical knowledge in workplace learning / Rod Gerber -- Ch. 10. Putting language, literacy and learning to work : exploring (e)merging discourses / Geraldine Castleton -- Ch. 11. Numeracy for empowerment in the workplace / Gail E. FitzSimons -- Pt. III. Models and case studies of innovative learning in workplaces -- Ch. 12. Towards creating a collective executive leadership : a new macro leadership and learning paradigm / Patricia Duffy Atkin -- Ch. 13. Formal and informal learning opportunities of first-line nurse managers / Karran Thorpe -- Ch. 14. Contradictions in lean production - commitment and resignation : a study of competence development and improvement work / Per-Ola Bornfelt -- Ch. 15. The interface of mentoring with management and human resource development in today's organisations / Charles Oaklief -- Ch. 16. Problem-based learning in engineering workplace training / Heather Stonyer and Lex Marshall -- Ch. 17. Self-evaluation as a support for workplace learning / Jan Holmer and Mats Eriksson -- Pt. IV. Directions in workplace learning -- Ch. 18. Self-driven workers as life-long learners / Rod Gerber -- Ch. 19. Conclusions : challenges for improving workplace learning / Geraldine Castleton, Rod Gerber and Hitendra Pillay.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
1594545669
LCCN:
2005029596
OCLC:
62084342
International Article Number:
  • 9781594545665
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RCP:
C - S