Informal Learning: Reflections on Theory and Practice

Author/s Marie Volpe
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/1 Language English
Pages 6 P. 5-10 File size 138 KB
DOI 10.3280/ERP2013-001001
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Much has been written about the continuously changing workplace environment and the implications for learning - not only for organizational leaders - those who manage - but for employees at all levels. Several theorists underscore that learning is strongly influenced by the workplace environment, by the context in which people work, by informal learning. The paper highlights 1) context as the driver of what employees perceive they need to learn, and 2) how employees learn through informal and incidental means in the workplace.

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Marie Volpe, Informal Learning: Reflections on Theory and Practice in "EDUCATIONAL REFLECTIVE PRACTICES" 1/2013, pp 5-10, DOI: 10.3280/ERP2013-001001