A Context-Model for Supporting Work-Integrated Learning

  • Armin Ulbrich
  • Peter Scheir
  • Stefanie N. Lindstaedt
  • Manuel Görtz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4227)


This contribution introduces the so-called Workplace Learning Context as essential conceptualisation supporting self-directed learning experiences directly at the workplace. The Workplace Learning Context is to be analysed and exploited for retrieving ‘learning’ material that best-possibly matches with a knowledge worker’s current learning needs. In doing so, several different ‘flavours’ of work-integrated learning can be realised including task learning, competency-gap based support and domain-related support. The Workplace Learning Context Model, which is also outlined in this contribution, forms the technical representation of the Workplace Learning Context.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Armin Ulbrich
    • 1
  • Peter Scheir
    • 1
  • Stefanie N. Lindstaedt
    • 1
  • Manuel Görtz
    • 2
  1. 1.Know-Center, GrazGrazAustria
  2. 2.SAP Research CEC DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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