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Unformatted text preview: Nº 11 ▪ November 2008 eLearning Papers Editorial Training and work - the role of ICT Alain Nicolas and Roberto Carneiro Articles Microtraining as a support mechanism for informal learning Pieter de Vries and Stefan Brall Enhancing patients’ employability through informal eLearning while at hospital Holger Bienzle Virtual action learning: What’s going on? Mollie Dickenson, Mike Pedler and John Burgoyne Informal learning and the use of Web 2.0 within SME training strategies Timothy Hall and Ileana Hamburg Need for the qualification of IT competences - the computer and internet Certificates (C2i) Gérard-Michel Cochard and Francis Rogard eLearning Papers eLearning Papers is a digital publication on eLearning by elearningeuropa.info, a portal created by the European Commission to promote the use of ICT in education and training. Edited by: P.A.U. Education, S.L. E-mail: email@example.com ISSN 1887-1542 The texts published in this journal, unless otherwise indicated, are subject to a Creative Commons Attribution- Noncommercial- NoDerivativeWorks 2.5 licence. They may be copied, distributed and broadcast provided that the author and the e-journal that publishes them, eLearning Papers, are cited. Commercial use and derivative works are not permitted. The full licence can be consulted on http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ eLearning Papers • www.elearningpapers.eu • ISSN 1887-1542 2 Nº 11 • November 2008 • EN The economic globalization and the development of a knowledge and information society in relation with the evolution of support technologies move deeply our societies. On one hand, these factors provoke the questioning on several social activities, and on the other hand they generate a new potential of actions, which are concretized in new practices. The recurring transformation of activities and employment prompt the development of new competences, organizational changes in companies and renewal of knowledge. Consequently, lifelong learning becomes the essential method of permanent adaptation of qualifications both for individuals and organizations. More globally, education and learning are playing determinant roles as social integration factors. Companies need to develop devices for flexible learning, but also integrated solutions, in order to consider all learning modes (formal, informal and non-formal) to respond to training needs. In this context, the use of ICTs is an essential contribution to the learning environment. ICTs place individuals in the middle of the training process, but also develop real communities of learning and help to set up an innovative and enriched active pedagogy, based on a competence-based approach....
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