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Lee, Lung-Sheng; Lai, Chun-Chin – Online Submission, 2012
The paradigm of human resource development has shifted to workplace learning and performance. Workplace can be an organization, an office, a kitchen, a shop, a farm, a website, even a home. Workplace learning is a dynamic process to solve workplace problems through learning. An identification of global trends of workplace learning can help us to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Learning Motivation, Education Work Relationship
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Bruce, Christine – Australian Library Journal, 2011
This paper provides an overview of contemporary information literacy research and practice. While the content is highly selective, the intention has been to highlight international and Australian developments which have achieved significant recognition, which are representative of similar trends in other places, or which are unique in some way.…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Library Research, Trend Analysis, Educational Practices
Vadivelu, Ramaswamy N. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Human Performance Technology (HPT) is a field of practice that has evolved from advancements in organizational development, instructional design, strategic human resource management and cognitive psychology. As globalization and trends like outsourcing and off-shoring start to dominate the way organizations grow, HPT practitioners are managing the…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Performance Technology
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Collinson, Vivienne; Kozina, Ekaterina; Lin, Yu-Hao Kate; Ling, Lorraine; Matheson, Ian; Newcombe, Liz; Zogla, Irena – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2009
As the industrialised world shifted to an interdependent and global society, formal schooling was quickly recognised as a major factor in achieving a knowledge society of lifelong learners capable of transforming and revitalising organisations. Teachers were encouraged to engage in learning together to improve teaching and, by extension, improve…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Professional Development
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Barnett, Bruce G. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2006
One of the most influential experiences in the author's development as an educational leadership professor has been the opportunity to work with educators outside the United States. His international experiences have caused him to observe distinct and subtle differences between leadership education in the United States and other countries. The…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Education, Educational Trends
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Araya, Yoseph Negusse; Moyer, Edward H. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2006
Public awareness of the impending world water crisis is an important prerequisite to create a responsible citizenship capable of participating to improve world water management. In this context, the case of a unique global water education outreach exercise, World Water Monitoring Day of October 18, is presented. Started in 2002 in the United…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Water, Sustainable Development