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San, Sam Kong – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2006
Information Technology brings about rapid changes in working environment, quickly rendering skills and knowledge gained in formal learning institutions obsolete. Even as they prepare students for their first career, institutions also need to equip students with skills necessary for lifelong learning. The Nanyang Technological University (NTU),…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Experiential Learning, Learning Processes, Introductory Courses
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Mueller, Jens; Liang, Tan Wee; Hanjun, Hu; Thornton, John – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2006
In this paper, the authors review more than 300 reports of students in New Zealand, Australia, China, Singapore and South Korea who have participated in a global action-learning program to teach entrepreneurship and free market economics to their respective communities, through Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE). The authors use the results of…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Free Enterprise System
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Sankaran, Shankar; Hase, Stewart; Dick, Bob; Davies, Alan – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2006
In this paper, the authors describe their experience of establishing an action research/learning-based doctoral program in Singapore by an Australian university, which was designed to help managers get academic accreditation while solving workplace problems. The program was designed by four managers working in Singapore and their supervisors.…
Descriptors: Action Research, Experiential Learning, Doctoral Programs, Foreign Countries