Here are some essential links about Action Learning. hope you find them useful. Please do add your own at the bottom of the page.
Definitions of Action Learning
Wikipedia’s definition and overview – provides a decent background and description
Definition from The International Foundation for Action Learning (IFAL)
Mike Pedler, action learning pioneer’s definition
A simple definition from the World Institute of Action Learning
A definition from MIT Sloan
A Study Guide to Action Learning
Robert L. Dilworth’s Action Learning in a Nutshell
GAMA International Journal’s excellent definition of briefing on AL
A definition relating AL to public participation
Action Learning – a guide for NGOs. Good overview.
A video definition of AL.
Action Learning and Team Learning – a briefing paper
Stories and case studies
Leading Age’s Action Learning Project Archive
Some cases from ALA (Action Learning Associates)
A video case study – Changing Post (Youtube video)
The Case for Running Action Learning Sets Online – a look at online action learning
Essentials of Action Learning – a chapter
The Practical Primacy of Questions in Action Learning by Marilee Adams, Ph.D
Using Action Learning for Organisational Development and Change by Arthur Freedman
Workplace Learning by Action Learning by Peter Miller
1000 Learning Models
Here are some linked images – different views of the learning cycle and models of action learning…
Revan’s Axiom – a model for learning
More will be added soon.
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