Learning in the Workplace: Strategies for Effective Practice

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Allen & Unwin, 2001 - Business & Economics - 222 pages
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The workplace is now seen as an important learning environment, and businesses and government units are encouraged to become Learning Organisations. How does learning actually occur in the workplace? Billett analyses the strengths and limitations of on-the-job learning. A valuable reference for HR practitioners.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Understanding workplaces as learning environments
11
Working and learning
13
Expertise at work
41
Learning vocational expertise at work
67
Guided learning at work A curriculum for the workplace
101
A workplace curriculum model
103
Guided learning at work
140
Organising and managing workplace learning
175
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Stephen Billett is senior lecturer in the School of Vocational, Technology and Arts Education at Griffith University and former director of the Centre for Learning and Work Research.

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