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15 Aug

Great article!

make a powerful point

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I am what you call a curious type. Curious as in learn, not curious as in strange. I like learning. I think most of us are the same, but we tend to avoid formal, (capital L) Learning as soon as we get out of school or University. For most card-carrying adults, Learning is a painful burden avoided at all costs. Presentations are dull, classrooms lifeless and e-learning a check-the-box exercise. Yes I did attend the safety seminar. I feel much safer now, thank you. (Note the use of sarcastic italics.)

That’s a real problem for the giver as well as the receiver. This learning, the presentation you’ve sweated over, the pearl of wisdom that you’ve found or the critical message you need to impart, need not be a snoozefest, a monologue with a smattering of polite applause or a barely remembered Wednesday. It’s up to you. You — the designer, presenter, educator…

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Posted by on August 15, 2012 in Educational Technology

 

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