Work-Based Learning: A New Higher Education?

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Feb 1, 2001 - Education - 234 pages
This book is a radical approach to the notion of higher education. Students undertake study for a degree or diploma primarily in their workplace and their learning opportunities are not contrived for study purposes but arise from normal work. Work-based Learning is the first comprehensive book on this major innovation.


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David Boud is Professor of Adult Education and Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Education, University of Technology, Sydney. Previously he was Foundation Director of the Professional Development Centre, University of New South Wales. He has written widely on teaching and learning in post-secondary education and on learning from experience. He is former President of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia and he currently edits the international journal Studies in Continuing Education.

Nicky Solomon is a Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Education, University of Technology, Sydney. She is also Program Manager for Work-based Learning for the university. Her teaching and research experience has focused on professional practice and workplace learning.

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