BWP 2/2022

Digital learning

Coverbild: BWP 2/2022

The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a boost to digitalisation in many areas of society, and initial and continuing vocational education and training is no exception in this regard. But what remains? Which new impetuses and requirements are emerging for occupational learning above and beyond creative business models? And where does digital learning reach its limits? This issue of BWP looks at learning contents, at the competencies that need to be imparted and at methodological and didactic questions.


Special Focus

Alberto Cattaneo

Digital learning: Are we really exploiting the opportunities?

Reflections on technology integration in vocational education and training

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Dirk Ifenthaler; Samuel Greiff

Learning analytics – analysis of vocational education and training data

Jonathan Dyrna; Jana Riedel; Lydia Stark

Which competencies do learners need for self-directed, digitally aided learning?

Anne Kittel; Lena Piel; Tina Seufert

Guided or self-directed?

How can learning success and motivation be fostered in digital learning pathways?

Michael Heinlein; Norbert Huchler; Regina Wittal

Experience-based learning in virtual reality – areas of potential and challenges

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Karsten Hömann; Marvin Land; Thomas Schröder

Development and piloting of a digital assistance system for practical occupational training

Christina Hanck; Susanne Wagner; Thomas Hagenhofer

Digital media in inclusive training

Claudia Zaviska

Digital platforms to create greater transparency on the continuing training market

Initial insights into the INVITE innovation competition

From research and practice

Felix Busch

ChoiceLab – a new vocational orientation online resource

Focusing on the intangible factors governing career choice

Markus Kamann

Teaching factories – potential for learning in times of technological upheaval

Hannes Leber

Having a say, helping to shape things and becoming involved in networking – encouraging immigrant skilled workers to take on self-administration tasks in the craft trades


Julia Jörgens; Christian Hollmann

International employability skills in training regulations

A new competence module to support regulatory work

Markus Bretschneider; Johanna Telieps

Enshrining European Directives in training regulations

The example of the inland shipping occupations

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Profile of an occupation – general nurse

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