Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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EDUT5235 ELE7 Workplace learning 5 op
Organised by
Educational Sciences, Tokl
Person in charge
Dr Tuire Palonen

Learning outcomes

- The students are able to recognize the educational science concepts of learning in informal contexts,
in particular at workplaces.
- The students can describe the best known theories related to the learning at workplaces.
- The students recognize similarities and dissimilarities of formal learning processes (e.g. in school or
university) and of informal learning processes at the workplace.
- They understand how they can themselves develop their expertise even after formal training.


- Cognitive and socio-cultural theories of workplace learning
- Learning from mistakes
- The influence of social context on learning
- the role of experience in learning
- An introduction to research on workplace learning

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 16 h 0 h
Independent work 117 h 0 h

Lecture and seminar 16 hours, individual work 117 hours.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English

Learning task: An essay.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Learning task: An essay.

Study materials

Gruber, H., & Palonen, T. 2007. Learning in the workplace: New developments. Research in Educational Sciences 32. Finnish Educational Research Association.

Selected Articles from the Journal of Workplace Learning.

Additional learning materials provided by the teacher(s).

Belongs to following study modules

Kasvatustieteiden tiedekunta
Elective studies (Kasvatustieteiden tiedekunta)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Luokanopettajan tutkinto-ohjelma
Käsityön aineenopettajan tutkinto-ohjelma
Kasvatustieteen (varhaiskasv.) maisteriohjelma
Lastentarhanopettajan tutkinto-ohjelma
Kasvatustiede, OKL Rauma
Kasvatustiede, luokanopett., OKL Turku
Erityispedagogiikka/erit.op.koul., OKL Rauma