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Assessing Learning Needs and Outcomes in Lifelong Learning Support Systems

Kurt Kraiger and Natalie Wolfson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Educational Psychology. 6046 words.

This chapter describes methods of assessing the learning needs and evaluating the development of individuals within the context of a lifelong learning support system. Because lifelong...

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Assessment Centers: A Blended Adult Development Strategy

Lynn Gracin Collins and Sandra B. Hartog.

in The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Educational Psychology. 13306 words.

This chapter addresses and defends a growing trend in the application of Assessment Centers as a management development strategy for adult learning and describes how innovations in...

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Biological Bases for Learning and Development Across the Lifespan

Richard P. Keeling, Jennifer Stevens Dickson and Trey Avery.

in The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Educational Psychology. 8503 words.

Learning at any age is neurobiological: a process occurring through alterations in the microscopic structure and functioning of the brain. The inputs, processes, and outputs of learning are...

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Business Education and the Liberal Arts: A Rhetorical Approach

Joseph W. McDonnell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Educational Psychology. 6956 words.

This chapter explores the connection between liberal and professional education. It suggests ways to infuse broader learning objectives into business curricula as a foundation for lifelong...

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Concepts and Definitions of Lifelong Learning

Paul J. Hager.

in The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Educational Psychology. 10037 words.

This chapter introduces key concepts, including lifelong education, lifelong learning and recurrent education, and outlines key issues that have shaped this field. First, the origins and...

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Corporate Employee Training and Development Strategies

William J. Rothwell and Anita Pane Whiteford.

in The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Educational Psychology. 10585 words.

This chapter defines employee training, describes categories of employee training, examines the role of training in onboarding programs, and reviews the benefits of training for individuals...

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Cross-National Differences in Education–Work Transitions

David Raffe.

in The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Educational Psychology. 12419 words.

This chapter reviews comparative research on young people’s transitions between initial education and work, focusing on countries belonging to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and...

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360-Degree Feedbackand Executive Coaching

Susan Battley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Educational Psychology. 8207 words.

Two cornerstones of leadership development are 360-degree feedback and executive coaching processes. Coaching is growing rapidly as a follow-on activity to help 360 feedback participants...

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E-Learning: New Opportunities and a View of the Future

Richard E. Mayer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Educational Psychology. 5405 words.

E-learning refers to computer-delivered instruction including multimedia presentations, interactive simulations, educational games, and virtual classrooms. This chapter shows how e-learning...

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Emerging Conceptualizations of Adult Training and Learning

Wendy L. Bedwell, Sallie J. Weaver, Eduardo Salas and Mitchell Tindall.

in The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

March 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Educational Psychology. 15840 words.

The learning landscape is changing. Learning occurs throughout the day, utilizing new content areas and different methods for distribution. The purpose of this chapter is to highlight new...

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