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The future of technology and learning

Explores the strategic aims and uptake of digital learning in organisations, drawing on analysis of longitudinal data. Outlines the factors influencing technology uptake, including learner attitudes/skills and technology trends, and the changing expectations of technology. Describes adult learning theories, compares the effectiveness of online and offline learning and identifies the factors associated with successful use of technology for learning. Examines technology trends in organisations, and what drives technology adoption. Identifies the barriers and supporting factors that influence technology uptake, and provides critical questions for practitioners about future learning strategies.


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Green, Melanie
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Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

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