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Title Measuring and analyzing informal learning in the digital age / Olutoyin Mejiuni, Patricia Cranton, and Olufemi Taiwo, editors
Published Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm)
Contents The meaning and context of informal learning / Olutoyin Mejiuni, Patricia Cranton, Olufemi Taiwo -- Informal learning as dialectics of activity / Peter H. Sawchuk -- On informal learning, informal teaching and informal education : addressing conceptual, methodological, institutional and pedagogical issues / Daniel Schugurensky -- From Logos to Eros and back again : an exploration of the foundations of informal learning and tacit knowledge / Al Lauzon -- Informal learning in second language acquisition : a case study of two ESL learners / Helen Yeh -- Informal transformative learning from a life-threatening illness / Chad Hoggan -- Stories of breastfeeding advocates : the significance of informal learning / Leah Poirier -- Informal and self-directed learning in the age of MOOCS (Massive open online courses) / Lin Lin, Patricia Cranton -- How pre-service and first-year teachers utilize informal learning in a work context / Amy L. Sedivy-Benton, Katina M. Leland -- Informal learning contributes to the leadership eevelopment of nurse managers / Rebecca McGill -- Personal interaction and informal learning : the case of China / Kin Wai Michael Siu, Giovanni J. Contreras -- Social capital and community development : a nexus for women informal learning / Adejoke C. Babalola -- Adult health learning : a critical approach to informal learning about health / Leona M. English -- Informal learning as group meaning making : visible talk in online communities / Mary Ziegler, Trena Paulus, Marianne Woodside -- Making sense of surrounding difference : informal learning in national culture adaptation / David Starr-Glass -- Valuing "and evaluating" informal learning in workplace communities of practice / Victoria J. Marsick, Karen E. Watkins -- Enhancing self-reflective practice and conscious service in the helping professions : the value of informal learning / Elizabeth Bishop -- Integration of informal learning theory and practice into the study of implementation in healthcare contexts / Patrick R. Walden -- Looking back and looking forward / Patricia Cranton, Olufemi Taiwo, Olutoyin Mejiuni
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Non-formal education.
Experiential learning.
Open learning.
Educational technology.
Form Electronic book
Author Mejiuni, Olutoyin, editor of compilation
Cranton, Patricia, editor of compilation
Taiwo, Olufemi, editor of compilation
ISBN 9781466682665 (electronic bk.)
1466682663 (electronic bk.)