'I need more hands-on training!': reflections on creating self-directed learning opportunities for library staff
VALA2014 CONCURRENT SESSION 14: Skilling Time
Edith Cowan University, WA
Curtin University, WA
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This paper uses the theory of self-directed learning to examine how library staff learn, in particular the perception that training is inadequate. It attempts to suggest ways of providing improved learning opportunities for staff in a changing environment. The results of a survey on how staff members from two university libraries perceive their learning are discussed.
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