Understanding Learning at Work

1st Edition

David Boud, John Garrick

Routledge
Published March 25, 1999
Textbook - 256 Pages
ISBN 9780415182294 - CAT# RU17752

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Summary

Work now invariably requires a continual focus on learning: to improve productivity, to enhance the flexibility of employees and to develop and transform organizations. This volume brings together leading experts from the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand to critically evaluate the current debates on workplace learning and to propose directions for future developments in both research and practice.  Topics covered include:

* expectations of learning at work into the twenty-first century
* learning theories, practice and performance implications
* the relationship between workplace learning and other forms of lifelong learning
* the international developments in competency-based approaches to learning and assessment
* the influence of language, power, culture and gender upon the 'construction' of learning.

Topical and informative, this volume will be an invaluable resource for students and researchers of training, HRD, continuing and adult education.

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