Agentic perspective on fostering work-related learning

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dc.contributor.author Vähäsantanen, Katja
dc.contributor.author Paloniemi, Susanna
dc.contributor.author Hökkä, Päivi
dc.contributor.author Eteläpelto, Anneli
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-13T10:47:16Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Vähäsantanen, K., Paloniemi, S., Hökkä, P., & Eteläpelto, A. (2017). Agentic perspective on fostering work-related learning. <em>Studies in Continuing Education</em>, 39 (3), 251-267. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1080/0158037X.2017.1310097">doi:10.1080/0158037X.2017.1310097</a>
dc.identifier.issn 0158-037X
dc.identifier.other TUTKAID_73455
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/55350
dc.description.abstract Despite the increased recognition of the role that professional agency plays in work-related learning, little is known about what supports it. Based on current theoretical notions, the first purpose of this paper is to show that professional agency is closely intertwined with work-related learning. The second purpose is to introduce some main principles that promote professional agency and describe three work-related training settings that are aimed at fostering learning by taking into account agentic perspectives. These complementary settings include an identity coaching programme, a leadership coaching programme, and a work conference. Based on the qualitative meta-synthesis, the paper further provides an empirical overview of professional agency and learning in these settings. The paper contributes to the understanding of the potential of professional agency at the heart of work-related learning. To foster learning, it is necessary to create social events for the enactment and activation of agency so that social and individual resources (e.g. experiences) are utilised. Overall, the paper emphasises that individuals and communities are active crafters of their professional identities and practices, and it provides viewpoints to support their agency in work and training settings.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis
dc.relation.ispartofseries Studies in Continuing Education
dc.rights openAccess fi
dc.rights © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This is a final draft version of an article whose final and definitive form has been published by Taylor & Francis. Published in this repository with the kind permission of the publisher.
dc.subject.other toimijuus
dc.subject.other ammatillinen toimijuus
dc.subject.other oppiminen
dc.subject.other työssäoppiminen
dc.subject.other professional agency
dc.subject.other professional identity
dc.subject.other training settings
dc.subject.other work-related learning
dc.title Agentic perspective on fostering work-related learning
dc.type article
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201709133718
dc.subject.kota 516, 520
dc.contributor.laitos Kasvatustieteiden laitos fi
dc.contributor.laitos Department of Education en
dc.contributor.oppiaine Aikuiskasvatustiede
dc.date.embargo 2018-10-05
dc.identifier.volume 39
jyx.tutka.pagetopage 251-267
dc.type.uri http://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/0158037X.2017.1310097
dc.date.updated 2017-09-13T06:15:08Z
dc.description.version Final Draft
eprint.status http://purl.org/eprint/type/status/PeerReviewed

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