Journal of Workplace Learning: Volume 19 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: The worker as researcher

Guest Editors: Carol Costley

Methodologies for undergraduates doing practitioner investigations at work

Carol Costley, Pauline Armsby

Development activities at work require the use of abilities that include a range of methodological knowledge. This research seeks to develop and promote these abilities into the…


“Casing the joint”: Explorations by the insider‐researcher preparing for work‐based projects

Barbara Workman

The paper aims to explore factors that impinge on the “insider‐researcher” (IR) when undertaking a work‐based learning project, which will result in the creation of a context…


Ethical and organisational tensions for work‐based learners

Lesley J. Moore

This paper aims to focus on examples of the perceived tensions of the healthcare work‐based learners as they experienced paradigm shifts in both practice and education.


Meeting the needs of the workplace and the learner through work‐based learning

Garth Rhodes, Gillian Shiel

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the value and learning potential of work‐based projects to both worker‐researchers and their organisations.


Professional practice projects: APEL or development?

Stan Lester

This paper sets out to examine whether the process of accrediting prior experiential learning (APEL) as used in UK universities is the most appropriate approach for providing…

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