Embodied learning at work: making the mind-set shift from workplace to playspace

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Author: Meyer, Pamela

Abstract:

Valuing and validating embodied learning in the workplace makes space for individual learning and transformation and can increase organisational capacity for innovation, learning and change. Creative play and improvisation can facilitate learning, collaboration and creative problem solving. This article uses case studies to demonstrate embodied learning in action.

Subjects: Workforce development; Teaching and learning; Management; Skills and knowledge; Research

Keywords: Workplace learning; Learning process; Learning method; Learning organisation; Organisational development; Creative thinking skill; Problem solving skill; Team work; Skill development; Case study

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass, 2012

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Journal number: 134

Journal date: Summer 2012

Pages: pp. 25-32

ISSN: 1052-2891, 1536-0717 (online)

Notes:
Special issue: ‘Bodies of knowledge: embodied learning in adult education’ guest edited by Randee Lipson Lawrence.

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 109.991

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