Symposium of action learning: introduction

Ramos, Jose M. (2005) Symposium of action learning: introduction. Journal of Futures Studies, 10(1), pp. 83-84.

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Abstract

Action learning / research is a broad field of research with deep roots in the 20th century. Unlike futures studies, which is more content oriented (i.e., the futures of health, peace futures, global futures), action learning / research is process and methodology oriented – addressing the manner in which research is done, rather than what is researched. At its core it is collaborative learning for social change. This is particularly important because, in this age of heterogenous changes and multi-fold social challenges, we need to be able to bridge learning about our futures with action and innovation in the present, in a way that is effective and accessible for lay communities and organisations, not just experts. [Introduction]

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ID Code: 48895
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
ISSN: 1027-6084
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 28 Feb 2012 04:43
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2012 04:43

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