Experiential Learning at the Fitness Club

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The purpose and the aim of this report is to evaluate and describe the experiential learning and closely focuses on the type of organisation, management structure and the process involved. Experiential learning is a process which is designed to make the most out of the experience while doing it. And it is incorporated with learning strategies and different approaches of teaching Burned (1989) Kolb explains four phases in the process of experiential learning, Experience, reflexive observation, analysis and active implementations Kolb (1984) Bandura explain learning is an experience which is learnt by watching other people and then doing it which then provide a learner an image and the desire of a such behaviour and it will then work as a guide to the learner Bandura (1997). Bandura emphasize that there are four processes involve, which are importunately involve in observational learning Attention, retention, motor reproduction and motivational learning processes Bandura (1997) There are several theories of how people learn. Recently cognitive and social learning theories have been greatly influenced. According to burn the motivation is his clear definition of learning he has clear that learning brings a permanent change in behaviour including both the internal processes and observable activities such as attitude, thinking and emotions Burned (1989) 1.1 Introduction to the company The organization where I carried out my work placement is a fitness health club the (FHC).it is located of a busy area in London, its location is placed nearer to the main shopping centre where it easily accessible for people to commute, and it’s also located next to the big supermarket so that it can be seen by many shoppers, price of the gym is fai... ... middle of paper ... ...es.htm> [3 September 2008] Lindeman, E. C. L., (1926), The Meaning of Adult Education, New Republic, New York. Hargie, O (2006) The Handbook of Communication Skills, East Sussex, Routledge, Third edition. Honey, p. & Mumford, A. (1992) The Manual of Learning Styles. Pub. Peter Honey, Berkshire. Inhelder and Piaget, (1958), as cited in ‘Children’s Cognitive and Language Development, Gupta, P and Richardson, K (1995), Blackwell Publishers Ltd in association with the Open University. Kolb. D A. (1986) The User's Guide for the Learning-Style Inventory: A Manual for Teachers and Trainers. McBer & Company. Boston, MA. Malcolm Knowles's, M. S. (1973). The adult learner: A neglected species. Houston: Gulf Publishing Company. Revised Edition 1990. Vygotsky, L. S. (1978). Mind in society. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press cited in Eysenick (2000)

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