contrast to narrow bureaucratic and mechanistic approaches to assuring
quality in work experience, the project started to develop a more holistic
and integrated approach. On the basis of theoretical considerations and
case studies a new, analytical framework emerged which explicitly provided
a 'situated' perspective on the relationship between work experience, innovation
and quality. This framework was built upon a number of assumptions and
features associated with the 'connective model' of the project's typology.
framework employs two new terms – insular reflexivity and connective reflexivity.
Insular reflexivity refers to context-bounded analysis and learning., while
connective reflexivity focuses upon work experience as a whole activity
system and stresses the interdependence of the whole and its constituting
parts. In a diagram, the two forms of reflexivity are related to the practice
of work experience.
new framework provides a means of mapping an integrated approach to quality
which is based on learning considerations. (Griffiths et al, 2000a, pp.
47, 52, 53, 54, 56)