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The Work-Based Learning Student Handbook
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
16 Jun 2010
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This book will help work-based students to successfully navigate academia. It is a hands-on guide for learners, helping them to get the most out of their university experience. Real-life case studies and useful activities are embedded throughout, illuminating the routes to university qualifications based on workplace activity.


Description

This book will help work-based students to successfully navigate academia. It is a hands-on guide for learners, helping them to get the most out of their university experience. Real-life case studies and useful activities are embedded throughout, illuminating the routes to university qualifications based on workplace activity.


Contents

Introduction
Adapting to HE: Academic Skills
Make your Learning Count
Learning to Learn: Practical Advice for Work-Based Learners
Making the Most of your Assessment Opportunities: Thinking Beyond the Grade
Work-based Projects
Support for Work-based Learning Students
Online Support for Work-based Learning
Foundation Degrees
Appendices
Index 


Authors

RUTH HELYER is Head of Workforce Development (Research& Policy) at Teesside University, UK. Her research interests encompass all aspects of academic business-facing activity.  Recent publications include 'Employer Engagement: the new widening participation?' in the Journal of Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, Staffordshire University (December 2008).  Formerly the Programme Leader of Teesside University's Work-based Studies Programme, she has a particular interest in developing such tailored programmes for employed learners.  Ruth has also lectured and published widely in the field of English Studies