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International Journal of Educational Research

2002 Volume 37, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Concepts of workplace knowledge

    John Stevenson

    This chapter introduces and draws upon the other papers in this volume to address the issue of how task performance is achieved in workplace settings and the extent to which the knowledge needed... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Situated literacies at work

    Jean Searle

    In this chapter socio-cultural models of language in use are drawn upon in order to examine a single proposition, namely, if communicative competence were a generic skill, then it would be the same... More

    pp. 17-28

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  3. Delimiting numerical knowledge

    Clive Kanes

    pp. 29-42

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  4. The knowledge required for database software use

    Fred Beven

    The research described in this chapter draws upon theories of situated cognition to examine the kinds of knowledge used by motel front office personnel to manipulate computer software as a tool for... More

    pp. 43-65

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  5. Complex problem solving in a workplace setting

    Howard Middleton

    This chapter addresses the nature of complex problems in the tourism and hospitality industry, and the way in which workers within that industry identify and attempt to solve those problems. The... More

    pp. 67-84

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  6. Normative nature of workplace activity and knowledge

    John Stevenson

    In this chapter, activity in the front offices of selected motels is examined for its normative content. The data were collected by videotaping actual activities in a range of motels, differing in ... More

    pp. 85-106

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