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Recognition of tacit skills and knowledge in work re-entry: modelling of learning processes and outcomes

Kersh, Natasha and Evans, Karen (2006) Recognition of tacit skills and knowledge in work re-entry: modelling of learning processes and outcomes. In: Learning outside the academy: international research perspectives on lifelong learning. Routledge, London, pp. 103-119. ISBN 0415365856

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Additional Information: a.Adult education and workplace learning b.Interviews, observation, modelling of individual case studies. c.The paper investigated the contributions of non-formal prior learning experiences and the effects of moving between contexts of over time. An innovative approach of the Dynamic Concepts Analysis (DCA) modelling of individual cases provided a better understanding of adult returners’ experiences in re-entering work. 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.The paper is based on a material presented by the authors at the second international conference on lifelong learning held at the Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning, Glasgow, UK. The original conference paper was selected for publication as a book chapter. g.50 percent
Controlled Keywords: Vocational education , Informal learning , Skills development
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Education and International Development
IOE Departments > Departments > Lifelong and Comparative Education
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Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2010 08:09
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2015 09:31
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