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Jones, Becky Quew; Brook, Cheryl – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
This account of practice offers an example of the use of action learning within the undergraduate Degree Apprenticeship Curriculum of a UK university, specifically the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship. This programme is aimed at an age-diverse group who are supported by their employers through the levy to improve their knowledge, skills and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Undergraduate Students, Apprenticeships
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Bourner, Tom; Brook, Cheryl; Pedler, Mike – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2018
This article concerns the origins of the idea of action learning, especially the claim by Revans that his Memorandum on "The Entry of Girls into the Nursing Profession" in Essex hospitals written in 1938 was the first step in the development of action learning. Whilst Revans repeatedly made this claim, there is no evidence in the actual…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Position Papers, Nursing Education, Training Methods
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Pedler, Mike; Brook, Cheryl – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2017
This paper explores selective literatures in the two fields of action learning and innovation, and seeks insights into the processes of, and connections between, innovation, engagement and implementation. We searched the action learning articles for references to innovation, beginning with the work of Revans, who highlights the innovation paradox,…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Innovation, Logical Thinking, Philosophy
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Brook, Cheryl; Milner, Christopher – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2014
This account reports on some experiences of facilitating action learning with international business students. Interest in international student learning and the international student experience is significant and increasing with a considerable range of literature on the subject. Some of this literature is concerned with the perceived…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Management Development, Graduate Students, Foreign Students
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Brook, Cheryl; Christy, Gill – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2013
The question addressed in this paper is whether action learning as a management development technique can be more effective in promoting ethical decision-making than more traditional approaches. Recent examples of moral failures which have emerged in both corporate and public sector organisations in the UK during recent years have prompted a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Ethics, Moral Issues
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Brook, Cheryl – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2010
In adapting Bowles' and Gintis's correspondence principle of education, this paper suggests that there are ways in which the theory and practice of action learning developed "in correspondence" with the NHS. In doing so, the paper draws, in part, upon an historical assessment of Revans' Hospital Internal Communications Project of the…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Theories, Self Control
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Pedler, Mike; Burgoyne, John; Brook, Cheryl – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2005
This inquiry originates in a conversation between the first two authors which concluded with the challenge that a Revans Institute for Action Learning & Research should not only be doing research "by" action learning and but should also be researching "into" action learning itself. Action learning has been a recognised…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Evaluation Research