Research topic: virtual action learning

Dickenson, Mollie; Pedler, Mike; Burgoyne, John
October 2008
People Management;10/16/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p68
The article discusses a study on virtual action learning (VAL). A six-form model shows the range of contexts and frameworks in use. Three technological mediums, which are text, audio and visual, each offer two forms of interaction, the immediate or synchronous and delayed or asynchronous. VAL is evolving in four of our six forms, with the majority of cases occurring in asynchronous text perhaps reflecting ease of use and availability.


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