ERIC Number: ED380545
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Creating a Learning Environment in the Workplace. A Manual for Managers, Trainers, Human Resources Personnel, Union Officials and Workers.
This guide, which is intended for human resources personnel, industry trainers, educators working in industry, and others interested in learning in the workplace, presents practical guidelines for maximizing the benefits of learning on the job by creating an effective learning environment in the workplace. Discussed in the introduction are key characteristics of learning environments, strategies for employer and employee survival in a changing world, and use of the manual. Part 1 details procedures for building networks of allies, collecting basic workplace information, and assessing personal learning experiences. Examined in part 2 are the following key characteristics of learning environments: building a shared vision, encouraging participation, taking a broad view of learning/training, developing individual learning plans, identifying skills and developing learning plans, recognizing/using mentoring, recognizing/rewarding learning, and allowing risk taking. Part 3 describes how the key characteristics were identified and provides a theoretical framework for creating learning environments in the workplace. Also included are numerous charts, exercises, and checklists, as well as a glossary. Contains 58 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Corporate Education, Educational Environment, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Instructional Development, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Organizational Climate, Postsecondary Education, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Training Methods, Training Objectives, Trend Analysis, Work Environment
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia