Human Activity, Social Practices and Lifelong Education by Marc Durand

By Marc Durand

This quantity offers a systematic and sensible pattern in lifelong schooling, which makes a speciality of "human activity". This development is especially obvious in French conversing nations the place a seminal culture of ergonomics, born in the course of the 20 th century, produced reviews approximately paintings and staff’ job in quite a few contexts. effects show that operating task, to begin with, is usually advanced, inventive and enigmatic regardless of the efforts performed by means of the designers to create prescribing operating environments and by way of managers to regulate construction strategies, and secondly, can't be understood with out particular box reports approximately actual paintings. This strategy prompted grownup academic researchers and running shoes to boost courses so as to support running shoes to higher understand human task and its changes in a number of social practices (and not just in operating context). It additionally is helping them to layout studying environments accompanying human job alterations at quite a few time scales.

The chapters during this quantity current a number unique reviews on human task in a variety of social practices, comparable to tourism, theatre prop-makers in opera, handbook task environments, administration in a small corporation, excessive point athletes unlawful practices, college educating and eventually in the course of academics retirement ceremonies. those reports of the relationships among social practices and human task and its differences, supply empirical and conceptual bases for designing courses aimed toward emphasizing and accompanying particular person and collective studying, and human improvement in a lifelong viewpoint.

This ebook used to be released as a unique factor of International magazine of Lifelong Education.

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