Work based knowledge: creation, recognition and use - a paradigm shift for higher education

Costley, Carol, Doncaster, Kathy, Garnett, Jonathan and Ferreira, Iris Martins (1999) Work based knowledge: creation, recognition and use - a paradigm shift for higher education. In: Researching work and learning: a first international conference: conference proceedings. School of Continuing Education, University of Leeds, Leeds, pp. 53-60. ISBN 0907644406

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Abstract

The development of a work-based learning program as a means of recognising, creating and applying knowledge through and for work rather than simply at work challenges the position of universities as sole validators and evaluators of high level knowledge. Work-based learning challenges the intellectual dominance of the universities by demonstrating alternative and equally valid ways to acquire and exhibit high level learning. The aim of this paper is to explore the implications of the Middlesex University approach for the understanding of work-based learning and the role of universities in knowledge creation, recognition and use.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > Work and Learning Research Centre
Item ID: 13565
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Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2014 10:26
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URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/13565

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