Exploring the Role of Informal Learning in Real-Life Learning [chapter]

Mike Kendall
2005 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
When we refer to real-life learning we can readily image learning taking place in our everyday lives, at work, rest and play, with and without information and communications technology (ICT). The new competencies of young and old peoples to create their own learning communities, using ICT, is one that can provide powerful informal learning situations. The paper will ask questions about the impact of informal learning on attitudes to learning; about the demands placed upon real-life learning
more » ... l-life learning provided in professional and vocational education; and upon the role of ICT in building capacity for communities and economies.
doi:10.1007/0-387-25997-x_21 fatcat:6yybs6hkmfaflozbqhizhk63zu