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This book draws on a 4-year study of boundaries between university-based professional education and professional practice, analysing the epistemic nature of professional work and identifying sources of capability needed for people to engage successfully in it.
This collection of innovative approaches to social work placements offers hope in the current climate of cuts to services and over-regulation. The international contributions offer practical guidance and challenge conventional approaches to placement finding, teaching and assessment in field education.
By Nick Hopwood
This book explores important questions about the relationship between professional practice and learning, and implications of this for how we understand professional expertise.
The Reflective Practice Guide supports all students for whom the process of reflecting on developing knowledge and skills is crucial to successful professional practice.ã It offers an accessible introduction to a wide range of theories and models that can help you engage more effectively in critical reflection.ã Illustrated throughout with...
Corporate trainers are tasked with an awesome responsibility---helping individuals develop skills they need to advance their careers and to boost their organizations' bottom line. This book provides guidance and support for anyone involved with that challenging task. Accessible and practical, it's a one-stop resource for smoothly running training sessions and...
Work-based learning routes are a flexible and innovative way to gain Higher Education qualifications. This book reflects that flexibility and prepares tutors for helping work-based students learn in a variety of ways. It covers the major aspects of work-based learning, including: APL; work-based projects; quality assurance; and use of technology.
Simulation Training: Fundamentals and Applications: Improving Professional Practice Through Simulation Training
Drawing on decades of industrial experience, this insightful and practical guide uses case studies and an interdisciplinary perspective to explain the fundamentals of simulation training to improve performance of high-risk professional activities.
By Paul Dowson
Putting employability - and the realities of the workplace - at its heart, this handy guide provides the means and motivation to help you get the most out of your time at university, focusing your skills on helping you achieve a great job on graduation.
If the body of knowledge of a profession is a living landscape of practice, then our personal experience of learning can be thought of as a journey through this landscape. Within Learning in Landscapes of Practice, this metaphor is further developed in order to start an important conversation about the...