Know Why You Want To Learn
Have you ever asked yourself, “What am I doing here?” while sitting in a class? I have and almost everyone I know has had that experience. When that happens, it is unlikely that you or I learned much. Learning and training professionals correctly advocate beginning a course or a class and even each chapter or […]
Three More Keys to Successful Learning: Taking a Class and Continuing to Learn.
A google search for how to take a class results in over 1.5 billion results. That’s a lot of advice, and to be fair, some is very specific, including how to take online high school classes.After my recent post about techniques for getting more from online courses, I found that some readers wanted to learn […]
Show, Don’t Tell: a writer’s and trainer’s mantra we can improve
As a young boy, my favorite part of Kindergarten (after milk and naps) was “show and tell.” I truly loved standing up in front of the class and showing them something I’d found, learned, or otherwise enjoyed. As a writer, trainer, and instructional designer, I learned to “show don’t tell.” Then I learned the Kindergarten […]
10 Free Resources for Informal Learning
As one who embraces learning at all levels, I thought I’d use this opportunity to share a brief list of valuable informal learning resources with you. It’s not practical to attend a formal school even part-time for one’s whole life, and we need to supplement other formal learning (such as Learning Tree and company courses) […]