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Bwegyeme, Jacinta; Munene, John C. – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2015
The article presents an account of how action learning principles were implemented to alleviate complex problems in universities. It focuses on the registrars and administrators under the academic Registrar's department. The Marquardt model of action learning was used in combination with the constructivist theories of learning, namely community of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Problem Solving, Universities
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Bourner, Tom – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2011
The aim of this article is to explore several decades of experience of action learning and to distil lessons from that experience that are worth sharing with other practitioners. The method is to systematically collect the experiential data within three categories (sense-based, affective and cognitive data), interrogate them to draw out lessons…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Reflection, Case Studies, Higher Education
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Pittaway, Luke; Missing, Caroline; Hudson, Nigel; Maragh, Dean – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2009
This paper explores the role of "action" in entrepreneurial learning and illustrates how programs designed to support action learning can enhance management development in entrepreneurial businesses. The paper begins by exploring action learning and the way "action" is conceived in different types of program. In the second part, the paper details…
Descriptors: Evaluation Research, Experiential Learning, Entrepreneurship, Management Development
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Hoban, Garry F. – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2004
Action learning is based on three educational principles--"reflection", "community", and "action"--that interrelate and reinforce each other to support ongoing learning about experiences in the workplace. This study explains how an action learning program established for a small group of science teachers in a…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Educational Principles, Experiential Learning, Science Teachers
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Rigg, Clare; Trehan, Kiran – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2004
Critical action learning engages participants in a process of drawing from critical perspectives to make connections between their learning and work experiences, to understand and change interpersonal and organisational practices. But what does this mean in practice? How can critical action learning be expedited? What outcomes can critical action…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Management Development, Reflection, Ethnography