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Case study regarding the implementation of an innovative experimental learning portfolio in human resource management

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dc.contributor.author Groenewald, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Bushney, Melanie
dc.contributor.author Odendaal, Aletta
dc.contributor.author Pieters, Melanie
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T09:15:01Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-20T09:15:01Z
dc.date.issued 2004-06-30
dc.identifier.citation Groenewald, T, Bushney, M, Odendaal, A, Pieters, M, 2004, 'Case study regarding the implementation of an innovative experiential learning portfolio in human resource management', Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 36-44 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1175-2882
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/496
dc.description Article en_US
dc.description.abstract Challenged by the obligation to introduce a work-integrated learning component into the National Diploma in Human Resource management (HRM), on the one hand, and faced with a restraining national curriculum that does not provide for a credit bearing experiential learning component, on the other hand, called for innovative thinking. Realizing the importance of assisting unemployed students to seek employment prompted the design of the HRM experiential learning guide to start with a personal development plan. This part comprise the compilation of a curriculum vitae; drafting a covering letter; preparing for an interview; completing a basic personality profile; determining own decision-making style; and a diversity exercise. The experiential learning guide further contains outcomes based HRM-specific experiential learning requirements. The program consists of 18 main areas, grouped into four role clusters based on the work of the Standards Generating Body: Human Resources Management & Practices. The experiential learning guidelines further specify the assessment criteria and present the learner with a number of portfolio compilation aids, checklists, employer detail and learner evaluation forms. This article reflects on the assessment of the portfolios of the first three groups of students that completed their experiential learning. The guide has subsequently been refined and the second edition is being implemented. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Unisa Press en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 5, no.1 en_US
dc.subject Experiential learning guide en_US
dc.subject Human resource management en_US
dc.subject Personal development plan en_US
dc.subject Outcomes based en_US
dc.subject Role clusters en_US
dc.subject Assessment en_US
dc.subject Employers en_US
dc.subject Innovation en_US
dc.title Case study regarding the implementation of an innovative experimental learning portfolio in human resource management en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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