How does your learning style affect your ability to learn in the workplace?

Workman, Barbara (2011) How does your learning style affect your ability to learn in the workplace? In: Workplace learning in health and social care: a student's guide. Jackson, Carolyn and Thurgate, Claire, eds. McGraw-Hill, Maidenhead, pp. 22-38. ISBN 9780335237500. [Book Section]


[Summary of the book containing this chapter:] This practical book is an essential student guide to getting the most out of your work based learning (WBL) experiences in health and social care settings. The book is designed to help you understand the different aspects of WBL and how it links to your foundation degree, lifelong learning and your own individual personal development. The book:

Provides practical strategies and exercises to strengthen your capacity to learn at work and reflect on your own personal and professional development goals;
Shows you how to develop relationships with your employers and key members of your multi-disciplinary team;
Explores how you can demonstrate evidence of learning in the workplace in your PDP and portfolio;
Includes real life quotes and tips from healthcare students undertaking WBL as part of a foundation degree, so you can learn from their experiences.

Workplace Learning in Health and Social Care is ideal for foundation degree students as well as health care workers, health care assistants and assistant practitioners.

Contributors: Jane Abbott, Tom Aird, Jayne Crow, Peter Ellis, Mary Northrop, Helen O'Keefe, Barbara Workman.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > Work and Learning Research Centre
Item ID: 5823
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Depositing User: Mrs Sue Black
Date Deposited: 27 May 2010 14:25
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:19

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