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Facilitating Work-Based Learning

A Handbook for Tutors

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 296
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Teaching and Learning

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Work-based learning routes are a versatile 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 at...

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Work-based learning routes are a versatile 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 at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Offering practical information and advice, the book covers the major aspects of work-based learning, which include: • accreditation of prior learning (APL)• work-based projects• learning agreements• relevant innovative assessment methods• quality assurance and enhancement mechanisms• how technology can be utilised as a learning tool. Featuring activities, case studies and useful hints and tips informed by a range of international scholars, it's the ideal companion for tutors of work-based learning students.

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No directly competing practical titles, therefore filling a significant gap in the market

The editor is an internationally known workbased learning expert
 
Covers the major aspects of workbased learning, including: APL; workbased projects; quality assurance; and how technology can be utilised
 
Features reallife case studies throughout to give context to the book, as well as practical activities

Notes on Contributors
Foreword
Introduction
Key subjects and words
1. How does Work-Based Learning fit into Higher Education?
2. Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Work-based learning
3. Flexible Frameworks and Building Blocks
4. Negotiation and Work-based Learning
5. Recognising and accrediting prior experiential learning
6. Turning practitioners in practitioner-researchers
7. Supporting Work-based learners
8. Quality enhancement and work-based learning
9. Using social media to enhance work-based learning
10. Learning in the workplace globally
11. Learning to learn
12. A transcultural dance: enriching work-based learning facilitation
13. Promoting learning through work-based experience: mimetic learning in action
Appendix 1: Ethics and the work-based learner
Appendix 2: Some research terms
Bibliography
Index.

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Ruth Helyer is Head of Workforce Development (Research & Policy) at Teesside University, UK and a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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Ruth Helyer is Head of Workforce Development (Research & Policy) at Teesside University, UK and a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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