• Becoming a learner in the workplace: a student’s guide to practice–based and work-based learning in health and social care

      Wareing, Mark; University of Bedfordshire (Quay Books, 2016-04-01)
      This student guide has been written to help support you to engage in practice-based and work-based learning in a range of health and social care settings. An increasing number of students are undertaking health and social care studies that include placement learning including those studying at higher apprenticeship and foundation degree level who are seeking to use clinical workplaces and practice areas for learning. This book has also been written for those studying traditional undergraduate health professions such as nursing and midwifery, and will be useful for those undertaking practice-based learning in radiography, social work and the therapies. It provides the reader with a through understanding of the challenges and opportunities of practice and work-based learning that requires a range of skills, strategies, techniques and attitudes to empower readers to be fully equipped to engage in participatory workplace learning. Each chapter contains a range of activities that will require the reader to think about their own experience and the skills required to engage in practice-based or work-based learning. The purpose of the activities is to bring each chapter to life and enable the reader to engage with the text actively rather than passively