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Call for Chapter Proposals
Global Handbook for Workplace Learning and Development
Proposal Submission Deadline: November 15, 2015
Editors: Vanessa Hammler Kenon, Ed.D., & Sunay Palsole, Ph.D. - The University of Texas at San Antonio, Office of Information Technology
A Wiley Publication
A global workplace learning and development handbook is being developed by the Office of Information Technology at theUniversity of Texas at San Antonio. We are seeking experts in the field to contribute to this publication and share theirresearch. If you are interested, please review the information below to learn more about the publication. Also, we request thatyou share this information with any colleagues with an expertise in global workplace learning and professional developmentwhom may be interested.
Introduction: This handbook will be written to provide readers with diverse perspectives from industries andinstitutions worldwide regarding design, promotion, and implementation of impactful workplace educationopportunities for employees. The text will be used as a reference for developing and improving globalworkplace education and will include detailed information such as foundational information, theoreticalframeworks, current and emerging trends, technological updates, implementation strategies, and researchmethodologies. The handbook will provide a selection of information that will be beneficial for bothestablished and new practitioners in the field. Moreover, it will provide a comprehensive tool that deeplyexamines the intricacies of global workplace learning.
Description: The handbook will be organized into seven sections, each one addressing a particular theme, andwill be compiled and organized by two editors. In each section, there will be several chapters focusing onrelevant topics in modern learning. We will gather these chapters from authors all over the world to provide thereader with a diverse look at workplace learning and development. By utilizing chapters and articles from adiverse group of current professionals, the handbook will contain information applicable to workplaces andlearning environments across the globe.
Section Outline: The topics of this handbook have been organized into seven major themes broken into variouschapters relevant for the handbook’s subject matter: Change Management, Project Management andPartnerships, Governance, Important Trends Across Generational Learning, Culture and Language, Engagementand Motivation, and Workplace Technology Learning Tools.
Section I. Change Management: 1. Global Workplace Learning 2. Global Leadership Management 3. Change Management Training for an Agile Workforce 4. Evaluating and Measuring Training Programs Case Study: Change Management
Section II. Project Management and Partnerships: 5. Global Strategic Planning 6. Global Talent Management 7. Global Workplace Learning Partnerships 8. Vendor Partners as Team Members 9. Organizational Development Planning Case Study:Project Management and Partnership
Section III. Governance: 10. Standards in Professionals' Work-Based Learning 11. Approaches to Standardization and Implications of Work-Based Learning 12. Measuring Professional Competence in the Workplace 13. Employee Learning Disabilities and Global Workplace Learning 14. Navigating Professional Development in a Global Environment Case Study: Governance
Section IV. Important Trends Across Generational Learning: 15. Navigating Generational Differences in Workplace Learning16. Baby Boomers in the Age of Technology 17. The Quad Generation of Learners in the Global Environment Case Study:Important Trends Across Generational Learning
Section V. Culture and Language: 18. Intercultural Communication 19. Linguistics and Global Workplace Learning 20. Culture and Global Workplace Learning 21. Cross-Cultural Workplace Learning 22. Social Impact of Cross-Continent Professional Development Case Study: Culture and Language
Section VI. Engagement and Motivation: 23. Occupational Self-Efficacy 24. Employee Engagement and Motivation 25.Employee Retention Through Effective Professional Development 26. Mentorship Programs as Part of Community Service Professional Development 27. Knowledge Sharing in Professional Development 28. Workplace Learning Communities Case Study: Engagement and Motivation
Section VII. Workplace Technology Learning Trends: 29. Using Technology Tools to Increase Workplace Learning 30.Motivating Digital Natives with Creative Professional Development 31. Gamification for Learning and Workforce Motivation32. Badging Versus Bonuses for Professional Development Reward Systems 33. Workplace Learning in Hi-Tech Organization 34.Learning in the Evergreen Technological Workplace 35. Digital Online Learning Programs for Professional Development Case Study: Workplace Technology Learning Trends
Objectives for the Handbook: The following is a list of some of the main objectives the handbook will address in the varioussections: Provide an accurate overview of global workplace learning topics; Represent important trends in research of trainingand development; Explore current theoretical frameworks influencing the design of workplace learning; Discuss the socio-psychological aspects of designing professional development; Present an overview of the major research paradigms dominatingthe field; Demonstrate innovative techniques for increasing employee learning; Present new and emerging research to expandemployee learning and achievement; Discover new ways to use technology to facilitate global workplace learning; Provide guidelines for designing, implementing, and measuring successful organizational training and professional development internally; Explore areas of need for future research in the field.
A complete proposal submission requires: 1. Author bio(s): 75-100 words plus contact information, credentials, title, and place of employment; 2. Indication of where you believe the chapter would fit in the outline described above; 3. Chapter proposal description: Chapter title (see document for detailed chapter information), Chapter preview: ~750 words, Detailed outline with sub-headings, 5-7 key words, 10 sources to which you will reference in your article, Times New Roman, 12-point font, No tables, charts or images
Other Expectations: Authors will be expected to work in close collaboration with the editors to ensure the expectations of apublication entry are met. They will also be expected to communicate their progress bi-monthly with the editors. Additionally,all authors will be expected to review at least one other accepted chapter contribution.
Important Dates (subject to change):
September 2015-November 2015: Author recruitment period; January 2016: Selected authors notified/Contractual agreements submitted to authors by publisher; January 2016-January 2017: Bi-monthly follow-up with authors; February 2017: All authors submit chapter drafts/Review submitted chapters and provide feedback to authors; July 1, 2017: Final chapters due; August 31, 2018: Publication on market