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Unlearning: A revised view of contemporary learning theories?

Delahaye, Brian L. & Becker, Karen L. (2006) Unlearning: A revised view of contemporary learning theories? In Lifelong Learning Conference.

Abstract

The speed of change in organisations is now so fast that the normal human forgetting processes cannot cope. Writers in the areas of adult learning and human resource development are therefore showing increasing interest in the need for unlearning. This paper examines two contemporary learning theories, as well as traditional principles of learning, to examine how these theories need to be re-interpreted to help understand unlearning.

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ID Code: 6532
Item Type: Conference Paper
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ISBN: 1921047216
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 29 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:22

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