Corporate Learning in Upheaval

  • Rauthgundis ReckEmail author
  • Gunnar Jöns


Digitalization and innovation pressure are changing the world of corporate learning, new rules of learning are emerging. Today competent learners seize the initiative and form great networks. They quickly get learning contents out of the internet, learn in online courses with high quality videos, visit virtual conferences, give webinars and finally exchange information in expert networks with people of their own academic level. Colleagues help one another with podcasts and short video clips. They get to know new approaches and methods of work through agile and digital collaboration. Today learning in technology‐oriented business units is increasingly informal, individual an independent of intermediary educational institutions and services (HR, trainingsprovider). The progress leading from just learning to individual learning is particularly emphasized by ‘learning analytics’. Several promising examples show how structured learning contexts lead to a more individual and efficient learning of facts. More general models of individual learning are conceivable if learners own, use and analyze their personal data. If the possibilities of digitalization are combined with concepts of pedagogy and learning psychology, every learner could take another advantage. The change of corporate learning in the future will be diverse.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Allianz Technology SEMunichGermany
  2. 2.biners – business information securityBonnGermany

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