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Jane Collings and Pete Watton Introduction and module overview
Module Aims To facilitate an evaluation of the participant’s immediate and wider work context in order to promote professional development To facilitate the participant’s identification, planning, implementation and evaluation of a work-based project To enhance the participant’s understanding of the work-based learning process and its role in learning through experience and critical reflection
Experiential learning is at the heart of this module. Work place experience provides a rich source of learning Effective experiential learning requires a systematic approach These resources are underpinned by such an approach, as suggested by Greenaway (1988) and others such as Kolb (1984) Learners are invited to review and reflect on their own experience and relate it to wider theory Experiential Learning
Greenaway’s 3-stage model DoReviewPlan Develop strategies and plan to improve performance. Evaluate, reflect and improve performance Take action to improve performance.
Module overview The module is structured around a number of similar stages shown in the diagram on the next slide. These stages form part of a spiral, which are repeated but which continually move the learner forward.
This module is supported by a package of resources, organised around each of these stages into a website. The resources include presentations video clips learner activities resources to support report writing a bibliography Resources
References Greenaway, R. (1988). Powerful Learning Experiences in Management Learning and Development Kolb, D. (1984) Experiential Learning: Experience as the Source of Learning and Development. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall Links to other modules: www.cpdoer.net/collectionswww.cpdoer.net/collections Project Management: Understanding Professional Development Understanding the Organisation