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Creating Action-Based Learning Environments. (Moving Past Passive Learning)

Today's learners are ready to move past passive models. We know we need to structure engaging, action-based learning environments - think "work-embedded learning" with a focus on creating products and solutions. These environments are naturally rooted in action, but that doesn't necessarily make them examples of collaborative learning. Or, vice versa. This is a key distinction for those that want to innovate the way their teams and organizations want to learn Collaborative learning is defined by trying to enhance learning by working together. But these collaborative experiences don’t necessarily have to be active. For example, we could study for a exam, which is collaborative but will result in no truly active element. It’s aim is comprehension and understanding. Action-based learning provides learners with an experience in a setting where they are required to go beyond simple comprehension and put what they are learning into practice. Action-based learning is contras