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For unit 2 seminar 2, critically evaluate one of the key arguments from the article and support yours analysis with evidence. An experiential learning is regarded the process of a cycle as four “adaptive learning modes – concrete experience, reflective observation, abstract conceptualization, and active experimentation” (Kolb, 1984). This can be implied that learning needs to make use of some life experiences and ideas such as theory and practice to organize and guess meaning of a topic. Executive, moreover, need a strong foundation in their learning process and comprehension for the topic (Krueger and Ranall, 2003) so that they enable to expand their views as concepts through learning situation such as education programmes. With regards to the development of reflective practice, education programmes may provide well served to executive because they are in general “experienced practitioners with opportunities to apply their knowledge in practice, have responsibility for their own learning, and demonstrate readiness and motivation to learn” (Roglio and Light, 2009). It is clearly that executive have real experiences and positive opportunities to facilitate and establish their actions of reflective practice. In addition, connective, critical, and personal thinking are used to help executive structure a conceptual learning framework. These ways of thinking may be “applied and tested in the executives’ decision-making process, facilitating an understanding of the fundamentals, the applicability, and the consequences of reflective practice” (Roglio and Light, 2009). They can be imagined as skills to use in learning process while executive seek more ideas to enrich their knowledge. By contrast, executive do not strong ways of skills which will influence information acquired through various life experiences and comprehensible topic. In conclusion, learning is highly emphasized at the process because “knowledge is created through the transformation of experience” (Kolb,...
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