Book – Epistemic fluency and professional education



This page introduces our book “Epistemic fluency and professional education: innovation, knowledgeable action and actionable knowledge”. Below you will find useful information about the book and close-to-final extracts from each chapter. Please check the final published version if you are going to quote. The book  is available from Springer’s e-shop.


About the book and epistemic fluency

Full table of contents [PDF]

Chapter abstracts and keywords [PDF]

Chapter Samples

Chapter 1: Introduction: Epistemic fluency

Chapter 2: Professional work in contemporary contexts

Chapter 3: Four epistemic projects

Chapter 4: The shapes taken by personal professional knowledge

Chapter 5:Professional knowledge and knowing in shared epistemic spaces: the person-plus perspective

Chapter 6: Understanding the mind

Chapter 7: Epistemic thinking

Chapter 8: Objects, things and artefacts in professional learning and doing

Chapter 9: Epistemic tools and artefacts in epistemic practices and systems

Chapter 10: Inscribing professional knowledge and knowing

Chapter 11: Inscriptions shaping mind, meaning and action

Chapter 12: Epistemic tools, instruments and infrastructure in professional knowledge work and learning

Chapter 13: Taxonomies of epistemic tools and infrastructures

Chapter 14: Professional epistemic games

Chapter 15: Weaving ways of knowing

Chapter 16: Rethinking the material, the social and the embodied for professional education

Chapter 17: Conceptual resourcefulness and actionable concepts: concepts revisited

Chapter 18: Epistemic resourcefulness for actionable knowing

Chapter 19: Teaching and learning for epistemic fluency

Chapter 20: Creating epistemic environments

Cite as:  Markauskaite, L., & Goodyear, P. (2016). Epistemic fluency and professional education: innovation, knowledgeable action and actionable knowledge. Dordrecht: Springer.  The book  is available from Springer’s e-shop.

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