The impact of being part of an action learning set for new lecturers: a reflective analysis

Mark P. Haith, K. Whittingham

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What is an action learning set (ALS)? An ALS is a regular, action focused peer discussion group, generally facilitated, to address work place issues. Methods of undertaking ALS: methods are flexible within a range of approaches according to the group's developing needs. Benefits of ALS: builds trust, professional development, enables action, increases self-awareness and organisational thinking. Conclusion: ALS represents a workable peer group supervision format worth considering in nursing education and practice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-123
Number of pages13
JournalAction Learning: Research and Practice
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


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