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ERIC Number: ED504844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Collective CPE: Professional Learning in a Law Firm
Gold, Jeff; Thorpe, Richard
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)
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) is usually conceived as a planned and formulated process for individual members of professional associations. This paper, by contrast, examines professional learning as a collective and distributed process, taking a whole firm, as the unit of analysis. Action Research informed by activity theory is used to work with a law firm. The results show inherent tensions and contradiction in a process of knowledge sharing and practice improvement. (Contains 2 footnotes and 3 figures.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom