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This Handbook provides a state-of –the art overview of the field of workplace learning from a global perspective. The authors are all well-placed theoreticians, researchers, and practitioners in this burgeoning field , which cuts across higher education, vocational education and training, post-compulsory secondary schooling, and lifelong education. The volume provides a broad–based, yet incisive analysis of the range of theory, research, and practical developments in workplace learning. The SAGE Handbook of Workplace Learning draws together a wide range of views, theoretical dispositions, and assertions and provides a leading-edge presentation by key writers and researchers with insight into the field and its current state.

Identifying and Classifying Corporate Universities in the United States
Identifying and classifying corporate universities in the United States

Organizations have historically charged their training departments to ensure that workers possessed appropriate skill sets to do their jobs. Often, employees attended classes focused on specific job skills and did not necessarily understand how the content was connected to the organization as a whole. Training departments were typically reactive, tactical, organizationally disconnected, and focused on specific individual job skills (Meister, 1998). In the last few decades, however, the training department has changed and advanced. Once organized on a school-based model, where the focus of programs was on the instructor in the classroom, training departments have progressed to embrace a learner-based model, where the focus is on learner needs ...

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