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Team Learning in Education and Professional Organisations

  • Filip DochyEmail author
  • David Gijbels
  • Elisabeth Raes
  • Eva Kyndt
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Part of the Springer International Handbooks of Education book series (SIHE)

Abstract

This chapter starts with a short history of team learning. Learning in group has been a research topic for quite some time in education. Studies on problem-based and project-based learning will be overviewed. Different explanations of the effects found will be discussed.

In a next part, we will make an overview of recent studies on team learning in different types of teams and organisations. In this overview, it will become clear that team learning works slightly different in different contexts.

Finally, conclusions from the presented research will be formulated.

Keywords

Team learning Problem-based learning Project-based learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Filip Dochy
    • 1
    Email author
  • David Gijbels
    • 2
  • Elisabeth Raes
    • 1
  • Eva Kyndt
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Research on Professional Learning and Development, Corporate Training and Lifelong LearningUniversity of LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.Institute for Education and Information SciencesUniversity of AntwerpAntwerpBelgium

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