Work-Based Learning

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Research References:


 • An evaluation of school-based apprenticeships and traineeships | VOCEDplus, the international tertiary education and research database. (n.d.). Retrieved November 17, 2016, from


 • Barron, B. J. S., Schwartz, D. L., Vye, N. J., Moore, A., Petrosino, A., Zech, L., & Bransford, J. D. (1998). Doing With Understanding: Lessons From Research on Problem- and Project-Based Learning. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 7(3-4), 271–311.


 • Boud, D., & Garrick, J. (1999). Understanding Learning at Work. Taylor & Francis US.


 • Brodie, P., & Irving, K. (2007). Assessment in work‐based learning: investigating a pedagogical approach to enhance student learning. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 32(1), 11–19.


 • Creed, P. A., & Patton, W. (2003). Predicting Two Components of Career Maturity in School Based Adolescents. Journal of Career Development, 29(4), 277–290.


 • David, B., & Nicky, S. (2001). Work-Based Learning: A New Higher Education? McGraw-Hill Education (UK).


 • Does problem-based learning work? A meta-analysis of evaluat… : Academic Medicine. (n.d.). Retrieved November 17, 2016, from


 • Erica Smith, & Lou Wilson. (2004). School‐based apprenticeships and traineeships in Australia. Education + Training, 46(2), 64–74.


 • Guile, D., & Griffiths, T. (2001). Learning Through Work Experience. Journal of Education and Work, 14(1), 113–131.


 • Prince, M. (2004). Does Active Learning Work? A Review of the Research. Journal of Engineering Education, 93(3), 223–231.


 • Raelin, J. A. (1997). A Model of Work-Based Learning. Organization Science, 8(6), 563–578.


 • Raelin, J. A. (2008). Work-Based Learning: Bridging Knowledge and Action in the Workplace. John Wiley & Sons.


 • Reeders, E. (2000). Scholarly Practice in Work-based Learning: Fitting the glass slipper. Higher Education Research & Development, 19(2), 205–220.


Work-Based Learning Research & Resources:

Work-Based Learning 101: A Resources for Industry

Work-Based Learning FAQ

Building a WBL System

Promising Practices in Work-Based Learning for Youth

Work-Based Learning- Myths & Facts

Promising Practices in Work-Based  Learning for Youth

Work-Based Learning Framework

Work-Based Learning Certification & PD

Work-Based Learning: TN Child Labor Law

Work-Based Learning Certification & PD

WBL Practicum

CTE Career Exploration

Work-Based Learning Personalized Learning Plan

Work-Based Learning Policy Guide

Quick Reference: Service-Learning and Work-Based Learning Requirements

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