Unlearning as a lifelong learning strategy: An important pathway for transitions

Becker, Karen L. & Delahaye, Brian L. (2006) Unlearning as a lifelong learning strategy: An important pathway for transitions. In Lifelong Learning Conference, 13-16 June , Yeppoon, Queensland.

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Unlearning is of increasing interest to educators and human resource development professionals alike. Whilst recognition of prior learning is widely accepted, it is less likely that development programs acknowledge this prior knowledge as a potential block to the acquisition of new knowledge and behaviours. A paper presented at the 2004 International Lifelong Learning Conference Windeknecht and Hyland, 2004) proposed a model of unlearning. As a result of subsequent research, the model has been further developed. This paper shows the evolution of the model and presents initial findings from a range of case-study individuals.

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ID Code: 7101
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
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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 > QUT Business School
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Karen Becker and Brian Delahaye
Deposited On: 20 Apr 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2017 14:39

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