Practice-based education: The practice-education-context-quality nexus

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    We present practice in this book as occupational practice, which encompasses the various practices that comprise occupations, be they professions, disciplines, vocations or occupations. For doctors, engineers, historians, priests, physicists, musicians, carpenters and many other occupational groups, practice refers to the activities, models, norms, language, discourse, ways of knowing and thinking, technical capacities, knowledge, identities, philosophies and other sociocultural practices that collectively comprise their particular occupation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPractice-based education
    Subtitle of host publicationPerspectives and strategies
    EditorsJoy Higgs, Ronald Barnett, Stephen Billett, Maggie Hutchings, Franziska Trede
    Place of PublicationRotterdam, The Netherlands
    PublisherSense Publishers
    Number of pages10
    ISBN (Electronic)9789462091283
    ISBN (Print)9789462091276, 9789462091269
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Publication series

    NamePractice, education, work and society


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