Paper folio one: foundations of workplace learning. Paper folio two: workplace learning, influences and approaches. Paper folio three: authentic assessment of learning

Walsh-Roberts, Patricia (2003) Paper folio one: foundations of workplace learning. Paper folio two: workplace learning, influences and approaches. Paper folio three: authentic assessment of learning. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

These paper folios presented the theory, research and practice on workplace learning, encompassing a review of relevant literature - human resource development, learning organizations, organizational learning, learning theory, instructional theory and methodology, authentic assessment, portfolio assessment, and career development. The development of these paper folios was a challenge, considering the complexities of today's global workforce. -- Paper Folio One, Foundations of Workplace Learning, examined the evolution of workplace learning, its nomenclature, and the influence of learning theories. -- Paper Folio Two, Workplace Learning - Influences and Approaches, focussed on several perspectives - the emergence of complex trends, issues, challenges and the influence of instructional theory on workplace learning approaches. -- Paper Folio Three, Authentic Assessment of Learning, presented the theory, complexities and applications of authentic assessment methodologies, as well as the influence of learning styles and self-directed learning. It also highlighted constructivist thinking within a framework of prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) and portfolio assessment. In summary, these paper folios captured a snapshot of workplace learning - the past, the present, and the future.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/7066
Item ID: 7066
Additional Information: Bibliography: leaves 64-72.
Department(s): Education, Faculty of
Date: 2003
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Employees--Training of; Adult education

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