Practice based design for learning at work (doi: 10.3991/ijac.v1i2.620)

Johan Lundin, Lars Svensson, Ulrika Lundh-Snis, Lena Pareto


Designing for learning at work in a manner that embraces the rich situatedness of practice involves a number of challenges in bridging normative and descriptive perspectives, as well as closing the gap between IS design theory and practice. In this paper, we propose a grounded approach that combines influence from learning theories with studies of existing learning practices. This approach could result in learning models, constituted of a sequence of learning activities that outlines the didactics of the workplace. The arguments are based on the empirical findings from an action-oriented research project in collaboration with six SME:s, and are illustrated through a e-learning model called â??The Competence Kick-off


Competence development; IS design theory; Learning Activity; Learning Model

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International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) – ISSN: 1867-5565
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