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This article explores the potential value of mobile technologies in supporting work-based learning. The authors describe a small exploratory study that they conducted in health care education in which medical students work in hospital practice. The results reveal that co-assistants in both the survey and the pilot are most positive about the potential role of the PDA in searching for clinical information, such as reference books, guidelines or protocols, and rules of thumb. However, most co-assistants do not see the PDA as a valuable tool for communicating with others.
Updated: Oct. 24, 2012
The Economic Effect of Education in an Information Technology–Penetrating Economy: Evidence From Hong Kong
The current paper examines the economic effect of education in terms of its impact on the earnings of workers in an information technology (IT). This study shows that the earnings effect of education and the interaction between education and IT penetration in the workplace are positive and significant, whereas IT by itself brings about a significant negative earnings effect.
Updated: Jul. 05, 2011
The purpose of this study is to analyze discursively how the relationship between educational institutions and workplaces materializes in the position of a vocational teacher. The author focuses particularly on the requirement of vocational teachers to work in close collaboration with industry and workplaces, and to serve economic interests. The pedagogical responsibility for what happens to students at work remains with vocational teachers; however, the success of educational programs depends on the willingness of employees to offer learning opportunities to students, and to guide and evaluate student learning according to the rules set by the educational curricula.
Updated: Oct. 29, 2010