Enabling the transfer of skills and knowledge across classroom and work contexts

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Author: Jackson, Denise; Fleming, Jenny; Rowe, Anna


Increasingly, contemporary work means graduates will operate in multiple workplace settings during their careers, catalysing the need for successful transfer of capabilities across diverse contexts. The transfer of skills and knowledge, however, is a complex area of learning theory which is often assumed and lacks empirical analysis. Facilitating transfer is critical for preparing students for effective transition to the workplace. Work Integrated Learning (WIL) provides an opportunity for tertiary education students to 'practice' transfer across classroom and work settings. Building on...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Skills and knowledge; Employment; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Work integrated learning; Student placement; Pedagogics; Employability; Transferable skill; Soft skills; Partnership in education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2019

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Journal volume: 12

Journal number: 3

Journal date: October 2019

Pages: pp. 459-478

ISSN: 1874-785X, 1874-7868 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 138.353

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