Action Learning: Images and Pathways (Professional Practices in Adult Education & Lifelong Learning S.)

Action Learning: Images and Pathways (Professional Practices in Adult Education & Lifelong Learning S.)

By: Robert L. Dilworth (author), Verna J. Willis (author), Reginald W. Revans (foreword_author)Hardback

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This book covers the essentials of action learning with a depth and breadth not found in other books. It returns to the fundamentals and most powerful aspects of action learning. It is not a book of theory, but rather of practice. Application of action learning in a variety of settings is explored, with guides to program design and how-to information. The book's reach extends beyond the large corporations, encompassing action learning in small businesses, community colleges, and new economy businesses involving the Internet. It is a must read for anyone looking for inside information in the designing and fielding of successful action learning programs.

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Foreword by Reginald W. Revans; Preface; Acknowledgments; The Authors; Chapter 1. The Nature of Action Learning; Chapter 2. Action Learning in Various Contexts; Chapter 3. Contextual Implications of Action Learning: Lessons Learned; Chapter 4. The Action Learning Plan; Chapter 5. Phases of the Action Learning Cycle; Chapter 6. Action Learning in Various Domains, Contexts and Cultures; Chapter 7. The Transformative Potential of Action Learning; Chapter 8. Reflections on How to Bring It All Together; Glossary; References; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/03/2003
  • ISBN13: 9781575242033
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 236
  • ID: 9781575242033
  • weight: 481
  • ISBN10: 1575242036

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