Monthly Archives: July 2013

Torrence E. Sparkman winner of Best Dissertation Award AERA SIG WPL

Torrence E. Sparkman is the winner of the Best Dissertation Award of the Special Interest Group (SIG) Workplace Learning¬† (WPL) of the American Educational Research Assocation (AERA). The title of his disseration is: Understanding the Leadership Development Experiences of Executive … Continue reading

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AERA SIG Workplace Learning 2014 Panel discussion with industry

The AERA SIG Workplace Learning will have a Panel discussion with industry representatives in Philadelphia. This is the first time that this Special Interest Group organises an event outside the conference location as an off-site session. Panel Discussion Participants: Joseph … Continue reading

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Different workplaces provide different opportunities for learning

Different workplaces provide different opportunities for learning. This was clearly demonstrated in a study of Lans et al (2008), amongst 25 small-business owners. They create their own learning environment. Support, guidance, external interaction, internal communication, task characteristics and business opportunities … Continue reading

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