The workplace learning cycle: A problem‐based curriculum model for the preparation of workplace learning professionals
Article publication date: 1 September 2004
Building on the conceptual foundations suggested in the previous two papers in this issue, this article describes the application of a workplace learning cycle theory to the construction of a curriculum for a graduate‐level course of study in workplace education. As a way to prepare chief learning officers and heads of corporate universities, the piece argues, one can engage students in the process of analyzing the learning and knowledge‐use in a work environment through the lenses of the pedagogical and curricular concepts in these and other writings. Moving beyond the traditional concept of “training” for specified competencies, the graduate program aims to enable students to understand and use the more generative concepts of workplace knowledge‐use, and to promote learning as an essential feature of organizational life.
O'Connor, B.N. (2004), "The workplace learning cycle: A problem‐based curriculum model for the preparation of workplace learning professionals", Journal of Workplace Learning, Vol. 16 No. 6, pp. 341-349. https://doi.org/10.1108/13665620410550312
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