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Food for Thought. Communication and the transformation of work experience in web-based in-service training


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Title: Food for Thought. Communication and the transformation of work experience in web-based in-service training
Authors: Nilsen, Mona
E-mail: mona.nilsen@ped.gu.se
Issue Date: 31-Aug-2009
University: Göteborgs universitet. Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Education ; Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik
Parts of work: 1) Nilsen, M. & Säljö, R. (manuscript). From a trying environment to a familiar tool: mediation and appropriation in the context of using a web-based educational platform. To be published in R. Säljö (Ed.), Information and communication technologies and the transformation of learning practices.

2) Nilsen, M. & Mäkitalo, Å. (in press). Towards a conversational culture? How participants establish strategies for co-ordinating chat postings in the context of in-service training. Discourse Studies.

3) Nilsen, M. (submitted). Negotiating the context of online in-service training: ‘expert’ and ‘non-expert’ footings.

4) Nilsen, M. (in preparation). Learning the discourse of quality assurance: a case of learning through writing in online in-service training.
Date of Defence: 2009-09-18
Disputation: Kjell Härnqvistsalen, Pedagogen hus A, 13.15
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Publisher: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Educational Sciences
282
Keywords: in-service training
food production industry
quality assurance
computer-mediated communication
chat interaction
digital technologies
appropriation
mediation
communicative strategies
framing
footing
hybrid learning activity
Abstract: The background of the present study is an interest in the use of digital technologies for in-service training activities in industry. Globalization, international competition and transnational production are elements that currently transform work practices and work organizations. In the food industry, which is the empirical context of this study, globalization has resulted in a number of changes including new forms of production, new international regulations and an increase in quality cont... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-658-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/20235
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Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

 

 

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