KLAS1509 Identity and Agency in Professional Work (5 cr)
Learning at work, professional identity and agency, leadership, well-being at work.
- address theoretical approaches to professional identity and agency
- apply these approaches in individual and collective work-related learning contexts
- analyse the meaning of leadership for professional identity, agency, learning and well-being at work
- reflect on their own professional identity and agency
Participation in contact teaching and/or independent study, learning assignments and/or exam. Mode of completion to be specified in the Study Programme.
Goller, M. & Paloniemi, S. (2017). Agency at work. Dordrecht: Springer.
select four of the following:
Eteläpelto, A., Vähäsantanen, K., Hökkä, P. & Paloniemi, S. (2013). What is agency? Conceptualizing professional agency at work. Educational Research Review, 10, 45-65.
Hökkä, P. Rautiainen, M., Silander, T. & Eteläpelto, A. (2017). Collective Agency-Promoting Leadership in Finnish Teacher Education. In J. Murray, A. Swennen & C. Kosnik (eds.), International Research, Policy and Practice in Teacher Education: Insider Perspectives. Dordrecht: Springer.
Kira, M. & Balkin, D.B. (2014). Interactions between work and identities: thriving, withering, or redefining the self? Human Resource Management Review 24 (2), 131–143.
Tourish, D. 2014. Leadership, more or less? A processual, communication perspective on the role of agency in leadership theory. Leadership 10(1), 79–98.
Tynjälä, P. 2013. Toward a 3-P model of workplace learning: a literature review. Vocations and Learning 6 (1), 11–36.
Vähäsantanen K. (2013). Vocational teachers' professional agency in the stream of change. Jyväskylä studies in education, psychology and social research 460.
Vähäsantanen, K., Hökkä, P., Paloniemi, S., Herranen, S. & Eteläpelto, A. 2016. Professional learning and agency in an identity coaching programme. Professional Development in Education. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/FYuMGIBSbIIGezx5mxZP/full