Learning What you Really, Really Want: Towards a Conceptual Framework of New Learning in the Digital Work Environment

dc.contributor.author Decius, Julian
dc.contributor.author Kortsch, Timo
dc.contributor.author Paulsen, Hilko
dc.contributor.author Schmitz, Anja
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-24T18:07:10Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-24T18:07:10Z
dc.date.issued 2022-01-04
dc.description.abstract Digitization and globalization are leading to changing demands in the world of work. To cope with these, employees must constantly learn and develop. Analogous to the New Work movement, the future of learning seems to belong to New Learning, in which protean and empowered learners pursue learning opportunities to achieve subjectively valuable learning outcomes and personal growth. This meaningful and socially-embedded kind of learning enables learners to learn what they really, really want to learn. In the literature, however, there is a lack of models and theories on New Learning. The present paper introduces a conceptual framework of New Learning building on psychological theories in terms of a causal chain whose ten propositions can be empirically examined in future studies. An important premise is that, in addition to personal characteristics of the learner, the socio-technical environment and (digital) tools and methods play an important role for New Learning. The paper concludes by setting a future research agenda and discussing the practical implications of New Learning.
dc.format.extent 10 pages
dc.identifier.doi 10.24251/HICSS.2022.637
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-5-7
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/79975
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Digitalization of Work
dc.subject digitalization
dc.subject empowerment
dc.subject new learning
dc.subject new work
dc.subject protean career orientation
dc.title Learning What you Really, Really Want: Towards a Conceptual Framework of New Learning in the Digital Work Environment
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