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Learning transfer at skill institutions’ and workplace environment:a conceptual framework

M.Yasin, Ruhaizan and Ridzwan, C. R. and Mohd Bekri, R. and Azwin Arif, Abd. R. and Mahazir, I.Irwan and Tajul Ashikin, H. and Amin Nur, Y. Faizal (2014) Learning transfer at skill institutions’ and workplace environment:a conceptual framework. Asian Social Science;, 10 (1). pp. 179-188. ISSN 1911-2025

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Efficient human resource management and skills development are central to any organization. However, identified less than 15 to 20 percent of the knowledge and skills acquired in trainings were actually applied in workplaces. Lack of awareness and limited skills learned have caused loss of funds invested in training programs and continued to contribute to mismatches in labour issues. Thus, this conceptual paper proposes key aspects of learning transfer required in training institution based on National Occupational Skill Standards (NOSS) system and in workplace environment. A conceptual framework which is based on critical reviews of current approaches in studies of learning transfer has been devised to highlight the relationship between learning transfer and skills training for today’s workplaces. The framework is a scientifically robust framework for transfer of learning at skill institutions. This study is significant in emphasizing the need for appropriate evaluation methods that can assist practitioners at skill institutions to develop learning transfer in a more credible manner.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Learning transfer; Workplace Learning;Skills Institutions; NOSS; Skills; Workplace Environment
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Engineering Education
Depositing User: Mrs. Nurhayati Ali
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:32
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:32
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9773
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