Yuliana Lavrysh. Individualization of Learning in Canadian Multinational Corporations: Foreign Experience And Ways of Implementation.

(2020) Science and education, 2, 77-83. Odessa.

Yuliana Lavrysh,
PhD (Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences), assistant professor,
Department of English for Specific Purposes,
National Technical University of Ukraine
“Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”,
37, Peremohy Ave., Kyiv, Ukraine


INDIVIDUALIZATION OF LEARNING IN CANADIAN MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS:
FOREIGN EXPERIENCE AND WAYS OF IMPLEMENTATION


SUMMARY:

The corporations perceive human capital as the greatest potential for competitive advantage, and staff training as a prerequisite for achieving the company’s strategic aim since business success and market competitiveness directly depend on the ability of employees to provide life long learning. In the context of searching the ways of optimizing this process, the aim of our study is to determine the features and opportunities for the development of individualization of learning by means of information and communication technologies in multinational corporations in Canada in order to use their experience in Ukrainian higher education. The set of interrelated general scientific research methods was used to achieve this goal: analysis, synthesis, comparison, generalization, systematization, which were used to study the scientific literature, programs and corporate training courses in multinational corporations in Canada. Analysis of training in Canadian multinational corporations shows that the use of the advanced information and communication technologies in independent non-formal learning, including mobile learning, social networks, Massive Open Online Courses, electronic coaching, corporate blogs, gamification, wikis, etc., contributes to the deepening of individualization of training, and the practice of employee’s independent planning and implementation of his/her learning process is becoming more common. The study concludes that individualization is an important aspect of training in Canadian multinational corporations. The basis of individualization of learning is self-direction, autonomy of students, their willingness to take responsibility for planning and implementation of all stages of their learning.


KEYWORDS:

 corporate training, individualization of training, multinational corporations, employees, information and communication technologies, self-directed training.


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