ERIC Number: ED444034
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun-1
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The Virtual Learning Organization: Learning at the Corporate University Workplace Campus.
Prestoungrange, Gordon, Ed.; Sandelands, Eric, Ed.; Teare, Richard, Ed.
This three-part book contains 17 chapters that seek to explore and establish the framework around which global organizations might embed their own corporate virtual university. Part 1: Design Issues, contains the following chapters: "Customer Orientation and Motivation: The Key to Effective Learning Organizations" (Gordon Prestoungrange); "Barriers To Entry: Implications for Private Finance Initiatives in University Provision" (Peter Watson); "Sustaining Learning Capture in Unstable Workplaces" (Gordon Prestoungrange); "Assessing the Value of Information Resources: Implications for the Virtual University" (Peter Watson); and "Modeling the Virtual University" (Richard Teare). Part 2, Practical Examples, contains these chapters: "e.volution.com: Anticipatory Learning in Publishing" (Sarah Powell); "International Management Centres as a Learning Organization" (Gordon Prestoungrange and Carol Oliver); "Strategizing at Work: Practitioner Perspectives on Doctoral Set Working" (Jennifer Bowerman); "Cyber Tutoring and Learning: How To Facilitate Action Learning Online" (Eric Sandelands); "Internationalizing Action Learning: A Company Perspective" (Kathy Biermann, Jacqueline Cannon, Hayden Ingram, Jane Neil, Catherine Waddle); and "Challenges for Service Leaders: Setting the Agenda for the Virtual Learning Organization" (Richard Teare and Jim O'Hern). Part 3, Outputs and Impacts, contains "Designing Quality into Action Learning Process" (Gordon Prestoungrange and Molly Ainslie); "Credit Mapping: Validating Work-Based Training Using Action Learning Outcomes" (Julian Wills);"Measuring ROI from Individual Then Organizational Learning" (Gordon Prestoungrange and Carol Oliver); "The Knowledge Harvest: Ensuring You Reap What You Sow" (Anne Christie and Eric Sandelands); "Learning Renewal: A Manifesto for Career-Long Development" (David Towler); and "Building the Campus for a University without Walls" (Mathew Wills). Three appendixes provide examples of virtual learning from organizations. (KC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Business Administration, Computer Uses in Education, Corporate Education, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Employer Employee Relationship, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inplant Programs, Internet, Labor Force Development, Lifelong Learning, On the Job Training, Virtual Universities
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