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The significance of personal biography in workplace learning

Hodkinson, Phil and Hodkinson, Heather and Evans, Karen and Kersh, Natasha and Fuller, Alison and Unwin, Lorna and Senker, Peter (2004) The significance of personal biography in workplace learning. Studies in the Education of Adults, 36. pp. 6-24. ISSN 0266-0830

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Additional Information: a. Workplace environments. b. Interviews, observation, modelling of individual case studies. c.The paper addresses a perceived gap in the workplace learning literature, for there is very little writing which successfully integrates the issues of individual learners into predominantly social theories of learning. The paper identifies and discussed four over-lapping individual dimensions to workplace learning e.The paper is based on the project Recognition of tacit skills and knowledge in work re-entry’, carried out as part of the Economic and Social Research Council funded Research Network ‘Improving Incentives to Learning in the Workplace’. This project has significantly advanced our understanding of how environments can expand, consolidate or undermine the learning gains of adults entering new workplaces through retraining. The project outcomes were graded as ‘outstanding’ in ESRC end of award peer and merit review. f.. Papers reviewed by a member of the Editorial Board, and by external referees. g.40 percent
Controlled Keywords: Adults , Workplace , Learning through the Lifecourse , Informal learning
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Education and International Development
IOE Departments > Departments > Lifelong and Comparative Education
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (1)
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2010 15:30
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 11:50
URI: http://eprints.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/3648

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