Work Based Learning: A New Higher Education

Work Based Learning: A New Higher Education

by David Boud


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780335205806
Publisher: Open University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2001
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsvii
Part 1Framing Work-based Learning1
1New Practices for New Times3
2Repositioning Universities and Work18
3Knowledge at Work: Issues of Learning34
4Creating a Work-based Curriculum44
Part 2Case Studies59
5From Once Upon a Time to Happily Ever After: The Story of Work-based Learning in the UK Higher Education Sector61
6Making It Work Institutionally74
7Ensuring a Holistic Approach to Work-based Learning: The Capability Envelope86
8Working with Partners to Promote Intellectual Capital103
9The Possibilities in a Traditional University113
10Implementing Work-based Learning for the First Time126
11Smart Work: What Industry Needs from Partnerships141
12A Challenge to Assessment and Quality Assurance in Higher Education155
13Setting the Standards: Judging Levels of Achievement167
14Earning Academic Credit for Part-time Work184
Part 3Past, Present and Future201
15Capital Degrees: Another Episode in the History of Work and Learning203
16Future Directions for Work-based Learning: Reconfiguring Higher Education215

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