Work-Based Learning: Valuing Practice as an Educational Event

Special Issue – Experiential Education: Making the Most of Learning Outside the Classroom, Vol. 2010, No. 124, Winter 2010

13 Pages Posted: 31 Dec 2010

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Joseph A. Raelin

Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business

Date Written: December 29, 2010

Abstract

This chapter introduces the theory and practice of work-based learning, demonstrating how natural it can be to learn in the midst of practice when dedicated to the task at hand. It also provides some guidelines to help faculty orchestrate the learning process in this vein, with a particular emphasis on the value of reflective practice.

Keywords: work-based learning, practice, tacit knowledge, reflective practice, facilitation

JEL Classification: I20, J24, L20, M10, M12, M50, M53, M54, O31

Suggested Citation

Raelin, Joseph A., Work-Based Learning: Valuing Practice as an Educational Event (December 29, 2010). Special Issue – Experiential Education: Making the Most of Learning Outside the Classroom, Vol. 2010, No. 124, Winter 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1732302

Joseph A. Raelin (Contact Author)

Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business ( email )

360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.damore-mckim.northeastern.edu/faculty/r/raelin-joseph

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