When designing eLearning courses or trainings, I usually ask myself whether the information in the content is going to help learners understand a point better or it will hinder their understanding because of their prior knowledge. 315 more words
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Discovering that the concept of learning styles has no supporting empirical evidence was a bit of a shock during our exploration of how people learn. It was an important lesson though—a warning not to assume that the field of learning is black and white, or that learners could be labeled and grouped together so easily. 535 more words
Recently, I was asked how would I handle a particular situation of pervasive workplace bullying.
While crafting my response, several other colleagues indicated they too had experienced workplace difficulties with bullies, and expressed a desire for the environment to change. 343 more words
How do we see other people? I know so many people who say ‘I don’t like conflict…I avoid conflict….’, and yet I’ve heard them talk about other people in ways that invites particular behaviours – behaviours that reinforce their (usually negative) perception of those other people. 167 more words
Pathways is a FREE Employment Preparation program offered by Georgian College at the Owen Sound Campus. The Pathways curriculum is designed to assist individuals exploring the possibility of going back to school or students who need to develop employment skills. 101 more words
People don’t stop learning after they cease to be students. If you believe this, keep reading.
The changing landscape of expectations for learning leaders – teachers, administrators, coordinators – has changed the work we do to develop our programmes and our selves (Drago-Severson, 2009). 603 more words