Bridging the gap: the use of learning partnerships to enhance workplace learning

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dc.contributor.author Collier, Katharine en_US
dc.contributor.author Mcmanus, Jacqui en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T03:54:16Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T03:54:16Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier 2005003468 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Collier Katharine and Mcmanus Jacqui 2005, 'Bridging the gap: the use of learning partnerships to enhance workplace learning', APJCE, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 7-16. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1175-2882 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/5953
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the use of peer learning strategies and in particular learning partnerships, in a training program. Learning partnerships in this context are learning relationships involving occasional meetings in which students support each others learning. (Sampson & Cohen, 2001, cited in Boud et al., 2001, p. 40). They attempt to stimulate, promote and engage individuals in effective problem solving, reflection and other forms of higher order thinking with their partners. Learning partnerships are traditionally employed in higher education to support student learning and usually as involves one to one interactions. However in this program, learning partnerships and allied strategies were embedded to help participants extend and apply their skills in learning how to learn . The intention was that once these skills were developed, participants would be better equipped to transfer their learning into the workplace. The research analyses the level of success of the learning strategies employed, especially the use of learning partnerships in the transfer of learning to the workplace. en_US
dc.publisher APJCE en_US
dc.subject Peer learning. en
dc.subject Workplace learning. en
dc.subject Learning partnerships. en
dc.subject Transfer of learning. en
dc.title Bridging the gap: the use of learning partnerships to enhance workplace learning en_US
dc.parent Asia Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education en_US
dc.journal.volume 6 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation http://www.apjce.org/ en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 7 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 16 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Education Group en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 130300 en_US
dc.personcode 921218 en_US
dc.personcode 0000023026 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Specialist Studies in Education en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords peer learning, learning partnerships, cooperative education en_US


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