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ERIC Number: ED504836
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
The Informal Workplace Learning Experiences of Virtual Team Members: A Look at the Role of Collaborative Technologies
Jones, Frankie S.
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Research Conference in the Americas of the Academy of Human Resource Development (Indianapolis, IN, Feb 28-Mar 4, 2007)
This qualitative study explored how collaborative technologies influence the informal learning experiences of virtual team members. Inputs revealed as critical to virtual informal learning were integrated, collaborative technological systems; positive relationships and trust; and organizational support and virtual team management. These inputs foster the processes and events within which informal learning occurs. Processes include learning from and with others. Events include virtual mentoring, coaching, knowledge sharing, criticism, problem solving, document creation/editing, and planning. (Contains 1 figure and 1 table.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A