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Opportunities & Obligations:

A Global Learning Programme for Working Professionals

Martin Rehm
“Learning while Working”
Maastricht, September 2009
Overview

• Structure of the Learning Programme

• (Methodological) Framework

• Findings

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Structure of the Learning Programme

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Learning Program

e-Learning Face-to-Face
Workshop

‘creating a level playing field’ ‘building up’ / ‘applying’

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e-Learning
Entry
Questionnaires
5 Modules:

• Self-Study
(Lectures & Readings)

• Quizzes

• Communities of Learning
(POLARIS)

• Final Assessment (formative)


Face-to-Face

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(Methodological) Framework

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Community of Learning
“online socialization” knowledge diffusion

(neo)apprenticeship style learning


share experience
“ins-and-outs” “commonality”

“Expert” “Novice”
“up-to-date”
“legitimate peripheral participation”
real-life and current problems

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Community of Learning

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Findings

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Background

• 2007
– 149 staff members
– 16 Learning Communities (LC)

• 2009
– 158 staff members
– 14 Learning Communities (LC)

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Distribution
Distributionofof
Contributions
Contributions

60
60

50
50

40
40
A verage Posts
Posts

Average '07
Average

30
30 Average '07 & '09
Average '09

20
20

10
10

00
CT
CT 11 22 33 44 55
Forum
Forum

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POLARIS Activty per LC

450 1,00

400 0,90

0,80
350

0,70
300
300

0,60
250

Percentage
250
Total Posts
Posts
Posts

0,50 Total
Posts Posts
TotalPartcp
Posts
Posts Partcp
% Partcp
200
200
0,40

150
150
0,30

100
100 0,20

50 0,10
50

0 0,00
0
LC1

LC2

LC3

LC4

LC5

LC6

LC7

LC8

LC9

LC10

LC11

LC12

LC13

LC14

LC15

LC16

LC1

LC2

LC3

LC4

LC5

LC6

LC7

LC8

LC9

LC10

LC11

LC12

LC13

LC14
LC1 LC2 LC3 LC4 LC5 LC6 LC7
LC7 LC8
LC8 LC9
LC9 LC10
LC10 LC11
LC11 LC12
LC12 LC13
LC13 LC14
LC14 LC15
LC15 LC16
LC16 LC1
LC1 LC2
LC2 LC3
LC3 LC4
LC4 LC5
LC5 LC6
LC6 LC7
LC7 LC8
LC8 LC9
LC9LC10
LC10LC11
LC11LC12
LC12LC13
LC13LC14
LC14

2007
2007
2007 2009 2009
2009

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POLARIS: Read Contributions per LC

450 1,00

400 0,90

350 0,80

300 0,70

P e r c e n ta g e
0,60 Total posts
250
ts

Total posts
PPoossts

0,50 Avg Read


TotalPartcp
posts
200 Avg Read Partcp
0,40 % Read
150
150
0,30
100
100 0,20
50
50 0,10
00 0,00
LC
LC111 LCLC
LC LC2 22LCLC
3LC3LC
3 LC 4 4 5LCLC
4 LCLC LC5 56 LC
LC676 LC
LC 78 7LC
LCLC LC9LC
8 LC8LC
10 9LC
LCLC
911 10 LCLC
LC 12
10 11
LC13LC
11LC12LC
14LC
12 13LCLC
1314LC 14

2009 2009
2009

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“Top 3”

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General Findings

• fluctuating levels of activity

• “online socialization”

• “legitimate peripheral participation”

• “selective tracking”
central actors / “Top 3”

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“Top 3”

• international experience+

• ‘middle management’+

• (some) experience with e-Learning*

• effectively inferring upon / applying new


information* *
+ ‘anecdotal evidence’
*statistically significant at 0.05 level
* * statistically significant at 0.01 level

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Opportunities & Obligations:
A Global Learning Programme for Working Professionals

Martin Rehm
“Learning while Working”
Maastricht, September 2009

Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (MGSoG)