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Managing Knowledge into Competence: The Five Learning Cycles of the Competent Organization

Ron Sanchez

in Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259281
eISBN:
9780191714306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259281.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This book explores theoretically sound and practically implementable ideas for effective knowledge management and how knowledge can be converted into increased organizational competence. It draws on ... More


The Individual in the ATLAS Collaboration: A Learning Perspective

Beatrice Bressan and Max Boisot

in Collisions and Collaboration: The Organization of Learning in the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199567928
eISBN:
9780191728945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567928.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

This chapter shifts the focus to individuals working in the ATLAS Collaboration. What do they expect to get out of working in a large team such as the ATLAS Collaboration and what will others get out ... More


Twenty‐First‐Century Education Issues

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses a series of forward‐looking issues: methods of bringing private finance into tertiary education; student loans in the context of international labour mobility; extending loans ... More


Necessary Knowledge

Henry Plotkin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198568285
eISBN:
9780191584961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568285.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This book takes on one of the big questions at the heart of the cognitive sciences — what knowledge do we possess at birth, and what do we learn along the way? It is now widely accepted that ... More


Individual and organisational development for community practice: an experiential learning approach

Jim Robertson Hugh Butcher

in Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter pursues in more detail the types of staff and organisational development that can best enable community practice to flourish. It articulates an experiential learning approach, based on ... More


How animals learn

Richard Byrne

in The Thinking Ape: Evolutionary Origins of Intelligence

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522652
eISBN:
9780191688676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522652.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on how animals learn. It reviews the traditional explanation of how animals gain knowledge and solve problems, and points out that the three pillars of animal abilities — ... More


Social Dynamics

Brian Skyrms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199652822
eISBN:
9780191779367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652822.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book presents eighteen chapters which apply adaptive dynamics (of cultural evolution and individual learning) to social theory. Altruism, spite, fairness, trust, division of labor, and signaling ... More


Human Nature in Practice

Tim Lewens

in Cultural Evolution: Conceptual Challenges

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199674183
eISBN:
9780191810688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674183.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Cultural evolutionists do much of their work by building models of gene/culture co-evolution. They tell us, for example, that the genetic trait of lactose tolerance has co-evolved with the cultural ... More


Child as musical apprentice

Frank Abrahams and Daniel Abrahams

in The Child as Musician: A handbook of musical development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744443
eISBN:
9780191805776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744443.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines three models of apprenticeship. It explains the similarities between each model and how each connects to a different psychological theory. Traditional apprenticeship is a model ... More


Combining Pitches into Scale Types: Extending Tonal Knowledge

Roberta Y. Hickox and Alice M. Hammel

in Winding It Back: Teaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom and Ensemble Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190201616
eISBN:
9780190201654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201616.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter extends the scale, interval, partwork, solfège, audiation, improvisation, and harmony competencies introduced in earlier chapters. A focus is placed on assessment of individual learning ... More


Creating Curriculum with Children

Carolyn Goodman Turkanis

in Learning Together: Children and Adults in a School Community

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097535
eISBN:
9780197562031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097535.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Children are natural learners, curious and inquisitive, wondering why and who and how. They thrive in an environment that allows curriculum to emerge ... More


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