Learning how to learn using learning partnership groups: a new approach to workplace learning

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dc.contributor.author McManus, J
dc.contributor.author Collier, K
dc.contributor.editor Hager, P
dc.contributor.editor Hawke, G
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T14:12:57Z
dc.date.issued 2005-01
dc.identifier.citation RWL4 2005 4th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning, 2005, pp. 1 - 12
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/1421
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the use of learning partnership groups in a ten day Australian Taxation Office (ATO) workplace training program. Learning partnerships in this context are "learning relationships involving occasional meetings in which students support each others learning." (Sampson & Cohen, 2001a, 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. The ATO training program uses simulations, tutoring, coaching and case-based teaching to contextualise learning and make it more relevant to what happens in the workplace. However, another important part of the program is the development of skills in 'learning how to learn'. The embedding of learning partnership groups in the program were designed to achieve this latter aim. The researchers also anticipated that participants who understood how they learnt would become more effective learners and also be better equipped to understand how to help others learn. This supposition was based on research into peer learning and learning partnerships that has been conducted in higher education (For example, Sampson & Cohen, 2001b; and Zeegers & Martin, 2001). In the ATO training program the concept of learning partnerships was extended to a vocational context.
dc.publisher Oval UTS
dc.title Learning how to learn using learning partnership groups: a new approach to workplace learning
dc.type Conference Proceeding
dc.parent RWL4 2005 4th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 12 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Education Group en_US
dc.conference en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference International Conference on Researching Work and Learning
dc.conference.location en_US
dc.for 190404 Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies
dc.for 160502 Arts and Cultural Policy
dc.personcode 921218
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Arts and Cultural Policy en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom International Conference on Researching Work and Learning en_US
dc.date.activity 20051212 en_US
dc.date.activity 2005-12-12
dc.location.activity Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords Peer learning, learning partnership groups en_US
dc.description.keywords landscape childrens literature national representation LM Montgomery
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Research in Learning and Change
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Uncategorised (ID: 363)
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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