Management Learning introduces the context and history of management learning and offers a critical framework within which the key debates can be understood. The book also provides an incisive discussion of the values and purpose inherent in the practice and theory of management learning, and charts the diverse external factors influencing and directing the processes of learning. The volume concludes with a look forward towards the future reconstruction of the field.

New Technology and Learning: Accepting the Challenge

New technology and learning: Accepting the challenge

New information and communications technology (ICT) is increasingly becoming part of our everyday lives and is certainly now a major aspect of organizational life. As in all major areas of human activity, much has been claimed for the contribution ICT can or will have upon educational practice. In this chapter I would like to take a somewhat eclectic look at some of these claims as they relate to the characteristic features of new information and communications technology, and as they link with prevalent ideas about the way people learn, the management of learning, and the function of education. In particular I will examine how information and communications technology changes our capacity to ...

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