Extensions: Approaches for making connections between academia and work

Chapter 2 includes a brief overview of the main educational approaches that are used to help students make connections between academic study and workplace performance: simulations, role plays, case-based learning, problem-based learning, inquiry-based learning, internships, reflective practice, communities of practice, etc. Our colleague George Hatsidimitris created a nice re-interpretation of the schema of these approaches also insightfully extended it with one element “communication technologies”.  Indeed, communication technologies could help create a hybrid space for linking the lecture hall and workplace. Thank you George.

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Schema of approaches to professional formation. Image by George Hatsidimitris (July 2017)

One response to “Extensions: Approaches for making connections between academia and work

  1. michaelrhysjohnson

    Nice graphic – ‘communication technologies could help create a hybrid space for linking the lecture hall and workplace.’ I am interested in how http://www.myprogressapp.com/ could facilitate that – paper-based documentation may convey semiotic connections but it cannot support (a)synchronous dialogue.

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