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Unlearning – what the latest research actually says

The Oxford Review Research-Based Guide to Unlearning

There is a lot of theory, opinion and speculation about the concept of unlearning. In particular one often sees a process like learning and unlearning and learning again being proposed. This is not just confined to ideas around learning and development but also organisational development. However is this process of learning and unlearning and learning again […]

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New mobile learning and teaching methods are emerging: New research

Mobile learning

Electronic mobile device technology for tablets and smartphones is beginning to mature. Where ‘Palm pilots’ and PDAs have been around for over a decade, the speed of processors and memory for mobile devices is getting to similar levels that personal computers had just a few years ago. This means that their uses including for mobile […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Changing People’s Beliefs, Values and Emotional Reactions – The Affective Domain

The complete guide to changing people’s beliefs, values and emotional reactions. Affective development: What it is and how to do it – ethically   Probably the most ignored and misunderstood area of development in learning, training and education is that of ‘affective development’ or the affective domain:  how to develop peoples values, beliefs and emotional […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Skills Development – Many Learning and Development ‘professionals’ don’t understand how to develop skills…

Skills development

The Ultimate Guide to Skills Development There is a bit more to skills development than just practice. This Oxford Review guide to developing skills in organisations will lead you through just about everything you need to know to become an ace at skills development. Following on from my last post two posts: Why many people’s […]

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Why many people’s idea about how we learn is just plain wrong

Levels of learning

Why the Levels of Learning are not saying what many think they are: The levels of learning are not and were never intended to be about ‘how’ we learn…  Many organisations, consultants, institutions and almost all Higher Education (University and Colleges) use Blooms Hierarchy or taxonomy of educational objectives (levels of learning) to describe the learning […]

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Absorptive capacity: Definition and explanation

organisational openness

Absorptive capacity What is absorptive capacity? Absorptive capacity is an organisation’s ability to identify, assimilate, transform, and use external knowledge, research and practice. In other words, absorptive capacity is the measure of the rate at which an organisation can learn and use scientific, technological or other knowledge that exists outside of the organisation itself. It […]

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At what point can you say you have learned something?

Learned

“I learned something today…” Did you really? Like really learned it? We often take the idea of learning and having learned for granted and frequently make a series of rather large and unquestioned assumptions about at what point we can actually say someone has learned something. The evaluation of learning in many organisations, including our universities […]

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Learning and Development Research Briefings

Learning and Development Research Briefing Archive Archive Home | Coaching | HR | L&D | Leadership | Management | OrgDev | Monthly Oxford Review | Infographic Archive Members Home VIP and Corporate Members get FULL, FREE access to the complete archive –  If you are a member: Login and click ‘download’ to get the item you want Apply […]

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