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Learning as peripheral participation in communities of practice: a reassessment of key concepts in workplace learning

Fuller, Alison and Hodkinson, Heather and Hodkinson, Phil and Unwin, Lorna (2005) Learning as peripheral participation in communities of practice: a reassessment of key concepts in workplace learning. British Educational Research Journal, 31 (1). pp. 49-68. ISSN 0141-1926

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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: 1.Provides a critique of the influential concepts of legitimate peripheral participation and communities of practice. 2. Theoretical contribution argues that: a) concept of young workers as 'novices' is flawed; b) concepts lack an important contextual dimension; and b) concepts ignore the experience and impact of experienced workers as they move from one community to another. 3.Empirical evidence drawn from two ESRC funded projects examining contrasting workplace learning experiences of school teachers and employees in the steel and metals industry. 4.Unwin's contribution 25% (4 co-authors)
Controlled Keywords: Informal learning , Learning through the Lifecourse , Workplace , Cross-national , Adults
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Education and International Development
IOE Departments > Departments > Lifelong and Comparative Education
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (1)
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2010 12:29
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 11:50
URI: http://eprints.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/2339
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