Peter Jarvis´s theory about learning: New light on individual relational learning processes in communicationally constituted participatory IT-design

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Abstract

This chapter revisits Peter Jarvis´s classic theory and research on workplace and organizational learning and discuss how insights from this body of literature may be used to throw new light on individuals’ relational learning processes during communicationally constituted participatory IT-design processes. It offers a new interpretation of the individual learner as socio-materially as well as bodily embedded by combining new process and relational theories (actor-network theory and the ventriloquist perspective on communication) with the classic individual learning theory of Peter Jarvis.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCurrent Practices in workplace and organizational learning -Revisiting the classics and advancing knowledge : An anthology in the `Lifelong Learning Book Series´:Rethinking lifelong learning for the 21st century
EditorsMaja Lotz, Niels Christian Mossfeldt Nickelsen, Bente Elkjaer
Number of pages26
PublisherSpringer
Publication date2020
Pages1-26
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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Scheuer, J. D., & Simonsen, J. (2020). Peter Jarvis´s theory about learning: New light on individual relational learning processes in communicationally constituted participatory IT-design. In M. Lotz, N. C. M. Nickelsen, & B. Elkjaer (Eds.), Current Practices in workplace and organizational learning -Revisiting the classics and advancing knowledge : An anthology in the `Lifelong Learning Book Series´:Rethinking lifelong learning for the 21st century (pp. 1-26). Springer.