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When students learn from experience in the occupational field

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dc.contributor.author Groenewald, Thomas
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T08:08:13Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-20T08:08:13Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Groenewald, T. 2007, 'When students learn from experience in the occupational field', Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 93-70. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1175-2882
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/493
dc.description Article en_US
dc.description.abstract This research was prompted by my concern over the lack of uniformity in the terminology used to discuss student learning in the relevant occupational fields. The literature review was originally an attempt to give a thorough theoretical foundation to the discourse. Instead, it digressed and ended up illustrating both the disparity in nomenclature and the tangent plane of learning from, at and through work. The qualitative research design, which is based on a constructivist and interpretivist paradigm, is explained. The use of a questionnaire is also explained. The results substantiate my concern, but do not contribute to uniformity. Participatory action research is suggested as a way forward. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Unisa Press en_US
dc.subject Theorising about learning en_US
dc.subject Experiential learning en_US
dc.subject Primary experience en_US
dc.subject Learning at work en_US
dc.subject Workplace learning pedagogy en_US
dc.subject Interpretive research en_US
dc.title When students learn from experience in the occupational field en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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