action learning


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action learning

Learning through both direct participation in a task, followed by careful analysis of one's performance.

Patient care

It is used to improve a work processes within organizational units or address patient care issues that cross organizational lines. Team members are chosen for their technical, organizational, or managerial skills and knowledge.

See also: learning
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Action Learning in PMT 401 began as a pilot in 2011, undertaken by Dr.
ACTION LEARNING OVERVIEW--Action learning is an approach to working with and developing people that uses work on an actual project or problem as the way to learn.
2010) An exploratory evaluation of an action learning set within a mental health service.
Learning objective: Write a short-term, 30-day behavioral action learning objective.
In this paper, we first define design thinking, reflective practice, and action learning.
Virtual worlds offer a unique opportunity to fill this void, providing an action learning environment where students can enact real business ideas and generate considerable value, in an environment where failure has relatively few and inexpensive consequences.
A premise of action learning is that learning has two elements: programmed knowledge (traditional instruction or knowledge in current use) and questioning insight of a situation.
The course development and participation experience is discussed in relation to action learning as a model for nurse professional development.
The learning cycle and action learning are close buddies, enjoying total rapport.
Optimizing the Power of Action Learning appears to put question thinking to work, using action learning; the best insights and solutions are attained by asking good questions.
Later she went to work in the university's business school, undertaking pioneering work in action learning and vocational education.
The methods used for evaluation were: semi-structured interviews, a review of case records, a postal survey of practitioners, an action learning set and consultation with an expert group.

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