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Organizational Learning Contracts

Author : Paul S. Goodman
ISBN : 9780199876358
Genre : Psychology
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This book addresses a new concept, the organizational learning contract, a shared agreement among the faculty, staff, and students in an educational institution about what, how, where, and when learning should take place. Goodman, who has pioneered the concept in his work with new and traditional institutions, examines the consequences of strong and weak contracts while bridging theory with practice. In the first section, Goodman develops the concept of the organizational learning contract, builds measures, and looks at the consequences of strong versus weak contracts on student and institutional effectiveness indicators. The second section, which includes the perspectives of two leaders of start-up institutions who have created new organizational contracts, explores issues of design and change in introducing the concept into new and existing institutions.

All Learning Is Self Directed

Author : Daniel R. Tobin
ISBN : 1562861336
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 62. 66 MB
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Build on the idea that organizations and their employees are increasingly comfortable with the idea that learning and skills development are the responsibility of the individual worker. This volume is designed to help organizations and their HR and training groups take maximum advantage of the trend toward an independent, self-directed learner workforce. You'll learn how to develop new organizational and individual employee development strategies to meet workplace challenges.

The Organizational Contract

Author : Stefan Grundmann
ISBN : 9781317022176
Genre : Law
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This book introduces and develops the paradigm of the organisational contract in European contract law. Suggesting that a more radical distinction should be made between contracts which regulate single or spot exchanges and contracts that organize complex economic activities without creating a new legal entity, the book argues that this distinction goes beyond that between spot and relational contracts because it focuses on the organizational dimension of contracting and its governance features. Divided into six parts, the volume brings together a group of internationally renowned experts to examine the structure of long-term contractual cooperation; networks of contracts; knowledge exchange in long-term contractual cooperation; remedies and specific governance rules in long-term relationships; and the move towards legislation. The book will be of value to academics and researchers in the areas of private law, economic theory and sociology of law, and organizational theory. It will also be a useful resource for practitioners working in international contract law and international business transaction law.

Bear S Guide To Earning Non Traditional College Degrees

Author : John Bear
ISBN : 0898152488
Genre : Degrees, Academic
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Apl Developing More Flexible Colleges

Author : Michael Field
ISBN : 9781134877287
Genre : Education
File Size : 27. 74 MB
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The keystones for provision in the new era of Further Education will be flexibility of response, open access, equality of opportunity, and valuing and accrediting alternative ways of learning - all linked together within the concepts of providing life-long learning opportunities. The provision of APL, along with the support services needed to ensure its success, can be used as the `acid test' of whether a college is truly open and accessible to a variety of learners. Written by an experienced manager, this book offers invaluable advice for other managers and senior staff engaged in transforming their colleges to meet students' needs.

Learning And Teaching In Distance Education

Author : Otto Peters
ISBN : 0749435941
Genre : Education
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This book provides an international overview of the historical developments within distance education and investigates current thinking on the topic.

Aspiring Adults Adrift

Author : Richard Arum
ISBN : 9780226197142
Genre : Education
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Few books have ever made their presence felt on college campuses—and newspaper opinion pages—as quickly and thoroughly as Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa’s 2011 landmark study of undergraduates’ learning, socialization, and study habits, Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. From the moment it was published, one thing was clear: no university could afford to ignore its well-documented and disturbing findings about the failings of undergraduate education. Now Arum and Roksa are back, and their new book follows the same cohort of undergraduates through the rest of their college careers and out into the working world. Built on interviews and detailed surveys of almost a thousand recent college graduates from a diverse range of colleges and universities, Aspiring Adults Adrift reveals a generation facing a difficult transition to adulthood. Recent graduates report trouble finding decent jobs and developing stable romantic relationships, as well as assuming civic and financial responsibility—yet at the same time, they remain surprisingly hopeful and upbeat about their prospects. Analyzing these findings in light of students’ performance on standardized tests of general collegiate skills, selectivity of institutions attended, and choice of major, Arum and Roksa not only map out the current state of a generation too often adrift, but enable us to examine the relationship between college experiences and tentative transitions to adulthood. Sure to be widely discussed, Aspiring Adults Adrift will compel us once again to re-examine the aims, approaches, and achievements of higher education.

A Complete Guide To Learning Contracts

Author : George Boak
ISBN : 0566079275
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 73. 32 MB
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George Boak's book reviews the different kinds of contract and looks at their advantages and disadvantages. He explains what is involved in preparing, negotiating, supporting and evaluating a contract and discusses related issues such as accreditation and the links between learning contracts and the competency-based approach.

Introducing Change From The Top In Universities And Colleges

Author : Weil, Susan
ISBN : 9781135353223
Genre : Education
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Part of a series reflecting the recent changes in further and higher education, this volume relates the true stories of 10 educational managers and their experiences of recent events. The managers tell how they have maintained direction and impact, balanced pressures and set up their own systems.

Using Learning Contracts In Higher Education

Author : Laycock, Mike
ISBN : 9781136351358
Genre : Education
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An introduction to learning contracts, a new concept in education which encourages learners to plan, monitor and review their progress. The contributors to this volume explain how learning contracts are being used in a number of UK universities.

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