Discourse Analysis of Adult and Workplace Learning in Nurse Jackie

Exploring Learning Processes within a Knowledge Culture
  • Pamela Timanson
  • Theresa J. Schindel
Part of the Transgressions: Cultural Studies and Education book series (TRANS, volume 95)


Popular culture, particularly in the form of television, has a profound influence on understandings of the social world. Television is a source of information that not only shapes public perception (Cabaniss, 2011; Wright, 2010) but also creates a cultural space where adults can learn knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours through observing the relevant performances of others in various contexts (Brookfield, 1986; Jarvis & Burr, 2011; Jubas, 2013).


Tacit Knowledge Discourse Analysis Popular Culture Student Nurse Professional Learning 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pamela Timanson
    • 1
  • Theresa J. Schindel
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationUniversity of AlbertaCanada
  2. 2.Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical SciencesUniversity of AlbertaCanada

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