Face-to-face action learning is well documented, but virtual action learning (VAL) appears under-used, despite its ability to bring together geographically dispersed individuals. Social networking, free software and mobile devices have also never made it more available. With generation Y & Z if you don’t do it they make judge your organisation accordingly.
Points to note
· Virtual action learning seems underused
· A six-form model illustrates the technologies and their use
· Each form tends to be used alongside another form (face to face is still vital)
· As the technologies become more sophisticated, so the opportunities for learning increase