Transferring knowledge and experiences from informal to formal learning contexts

García-Peñalvo, Francisco José and Griffiths, David ORCID: 0000-0002-6863-2456 (2014) Transferring knowledge and experiences from informal to formal learning contexts. Proceedings of Second International Conference on Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality – TEEM’14. ACM International Conference Proceedings Series . . ACM, New York,, pp. 569-572. ISBN 978-1-4503-2896-8

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Abstract

The purpose of this track is to analyze problems experienced with the validation of informal learning and to propose alternative approaches. There is a mismatch between the enthusiasm of policy makers and other actors for informal learning initiatives, and the lack of adoption of systems in real workplaces. The use of managerial tools, such as validation and competence catalogues, has demonstrated the danger of constraining the scope for informal learning. We would like to advance and explore other different approaches to achieve the challenge of defining a very transparent framework in which both formal and informal learning are considering as important components of the own person’s knowledge base.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Paper given at and published in the proceedings of TEEM '14 Salamanca, Spain — October 01 - 03, 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: Formal learning; Informal learning; Competence; Knowledge management
Divisions: University of Bolton Research Centres > Institute for Educational Cybernetics
Depositing User: Tracey Gill
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2018 18:16
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2018 11:21
Identification Number: 10.1145/2669711.2669957
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/1359

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