Digitally enhanced apprentices' perception of connectivity across learning locations

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Author: Amenduni, Francesca; Cattaneo, Alberto


When crossing the borders from educational to professional environments, [vocational education and training] VET apprentices can perceive discontinuities and contradictions between what they learn at school and in the workplace. This research explores whether a digital tool named e-DAP, designed as a space for reflective practices in VET educational systems supports apprentices' perception of connectivity across learning locations. A group of 114 apprentices who used the e-DAP and a control group (CG) composed of 141 apprentices (CG = 141) completed a 15-items questionnaire which...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Teaching and learning; Outcomes

Keywords: Apprentice; Perception; Learning experience; Relevance of education and training; Outcomes of education and training; Data collecting; Online system

Published: Muttenz and Bern, Switzerland: European Research Network on Vocational Education and Training, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland and Bern University of Teacher Education, 2021

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