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ERIC Number: EJ815322
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1476-7333
What Action Learning Is Not in the Twenty-First Century
Simpson, Penny; Bourner, Tom
Action Learning: Research and Practice, v4 n2 p173-187 Sep 2007
This article is about what action learning is in the twenty-first century. In 1983 Reg Revans explained how action learning differed from seven phenomena with which it had been confused. This article explores how action learning differs from seven further phenomena with which it is currently confused. The article details similarities and differences between action learning and self-directed teams, coaching, focus groups, action research, seminars, problem-based learning and experiential learning. (Contains 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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