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Journal Issue
Volume 5 Issue 3, ICEL 2007 / Nov 2007  pp173‑250

Editor: Shirley Williams

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Developing Critically Thoughtful e‑Learning Communities of Practice  pp173‑182

Philip L. Balcaen, Janine R. Hirtz

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Competency — and Process‑Driven e‑Learning — a Model‑Based Approach  pp183‑194

Katrina Leyking, Pavlina Chikova, Peter Loos

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Abstract

As a matter of fact e‑Learning still has not really caught on for corporate training purposes. Investigations on the reasons reveal that e‑Learning modules like WBTs often miss any relevance for the tasks to be accomplished in the day‑to‑day workplace settings. The very learning needs both from an organizational and individual perspective are neglected. Content brought to the learner very often meets neither the individual competency gaps nor the organizational learning goals. Time passed between acquisition and application of knowledge is too long. In short, business processes on the one side and learning‑related processes on the other are not aligned adequately. Thus, we see an urgent need for concepts on how to derive corporate training actions from business tasks in order to improve employees' business performance. This paper presents an integrated approach for competency‑ and business process‑driven learning management supported by information technology (IT), developed within two projects named PROLIX and EXPLAIN. 

 

Keywords: authoring, business process management, competency development, learning content, learning objectives, learning processes

 

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