The interface between academic knowledge and working knowledge
Implications for curriculum design and pedagogic practice
References and additional recommended readings
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Barnett, R. (1997) Higher Education: A Critical Business, London: Society for Research into Higher Education.
Barnett, R. (1999) The Limits of Competence: Knowledge, Higher Education and Society, London: Society for Research into Higher Education.
Billett, S. (2004) ‘Transformations and Control: Agency and Intentionality at Work’, Conference paper, Workplace Learning from the Learners’ Perspective, Copenhagen 25–27 November.
Billett, S., Fenwick, T. and Somerville, M. (eds) (2006) Work, Subjectivity and Learning: Understanding Learning through Working Life, The Netherlands: UNEVOC/Springer.
Boud, D. (2004) ‘Productive Reflective in Learning’, Keynote Conference Paper, Workplace Learning from the Learners’ Perspective, Copenhagen 25–27 November.
Boud, D., Cohen, R. and Walker, D. (eds) (1993) Using Experience for Learning, London: Society for Research into Higher Education.
Boud, D. and Garrick, J. (eds) (1999) Understanding Learning at Work, UK: Routledge.
Boud, D. and Miller, N. (1995) Working with Experience, Animating Knowledge, London: Routledge.
Boud, D. and Solomon, N. (2003) Work-based Learning: A New Higher Education?, London: Society for Research into Higher Education.
Brennan, J. and Little, B. (1996) A Review of Work-Based Learning in Higher Education, London: Quality Support Centre, Open University.
Brennan, L. (2005) ‘Integrating Work-based Learning into Higher Education: A Guide to Good Practice, UK; UVAC; available online at http://www.uvac.ac.uk/downloads/0401_publications/int_wbl.pdf.
Brockbank, A. and McGill, I. (1999) Facilitating Reflective Learning in Higher Education, London: Society for Research into Higher Education.
Burns, R., Murphy, A. and O’Donnell, H. (2008) ‘Supporting Graduate Development through Workbased Learning’, UNIVEST Conference, Spain, May 2008.
Campbell, D. (2007) ‘Bachelors and Employability’, presentation to BeSt Graduate Fair Seminar, Vienna.
Carberry, R. (2005) ‘Collaborative Learning in Large Organisations: A Community of Practice Approach’, Department of Personnel and Employment Relations, University of Limerick.
Casey, C. (1994) Work, Self and Society after Industrialism, London and New York: Routledge.
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Delanty, G. (2001) Challenging Knowledge: The University in the Knowledge Society, London: Society for Research into Higher Education.
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Eraut, M. (2000) ‘Non-formal Learning, Implicit Learning and Tacit Knowledge in Professional Work’, in Coffield, F. The Necessity of Informal Learning, London: Policy Press.
Eraut, M. (2004) ‘Transfer of Learning between Education and Workplace Settings’, in Rainbird, H., Fuller, A. and Munro, A. (eds) Workplace Learning in Context, London: Routledge, pp. 201–221.
Eraut, M. (2005) ‘Developing Responsibility’, paper given at UTS Conference Researching Work and Learning, December, University of Technology, Sydney.
Eraut, M. (2007) ‘Theoretical and Practical Knowledge Re-visited’, draft paper to the author.
Eraut, M. and Hirsh, W. (2007) ‘The Significance of Workbased Learning for Understanding Groups and Organisations’, UK: ESRC and SKOPE.
Evans, K., Hodkinson, P., Rainbird, H. and Unwin, L. (2006) Improving Workplace Learning, London and New York: Routledge.
Fenwick, T. (2002) New Understandings of Learning in Work: Implications for Education and Training, Canada: University of Alberta.
Fisher, S. (2005) ‘Is There a Need to Debate the Role of Higher Education and the Public Good?’ DIT online journal Level3; available online at http://level3.dit.ie/html/issue3/fisher/fisher_abstract.htm.
Fisher, S. and Murphy, A. (2004) ‘Workplace Learning and the University: from Re-active to Pro-active?’, Conference paper, Workplace Learning from the Learners’ Perspective, Copenhagen 25–27 November.
Forfás Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (2007) Tomorrow’s Skills: Towards a National Skills Strategy, Forfás: Dublin; available online at http://www.skillsstrategy.ie/pdf/egfsn070306_skills_strategy_report_webopt.pdf.
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Illeris, K. and Associates (2004) Learning in Working Life, Roskilde: Learning Lab Denmark.
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Murphy, A. (2007b) ‘The Interface between College Knowledge and Working Knowledge’ HETAC Conference, Recognising Workbased Learning, Griffith College, November 2007.
Nixon, I., Smith, K., Stafford, R. and Camm, S. (2006) Work-based Learning: Illuminating the Higher Education Landscape, Final Report, UK; Higher Education Academy (http://www.heacademy.ac.uk).
O’Donoghue, J. and Maguire, T. (2005) ‘The Individual Learner, Employability and the Workplace: A Re-appraisal of Relationships and Prophesies’, Programme for University Industry Interface, University of Limerick.
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Portwood, D. and Costly, C. (eds) (2000) Work Based Learning and the University: New Perspectives and Practices, SEDA Paper 109, ISBN 1 902435 12 5.
Royal Irish Academy (2006) Academia–Industry Interface from the Research Perspective, Summary Report of a Working Group, July 2006, Dublin: RIA.
Rainbird, H., Fuller, A. and Munro, A. (eds) (2005) Workplace Learning in Context, London and New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis.
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Strydom, P. (2000) Discourse and Knowledge: The Making of Enlightenment Society, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.
Symes, C, and McIntyre, J. (eds) (2000) Working Knowledge: The New Vocationalism in Higher Education, London: Society for Research into Higher Education.
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