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Preparing for Instructions 5 – Experiential Learning

UNDERSTANDING AND FACILITATING EXPERIENCE-BASED LEARNING IN ADULT EDUCATION: THE FOURthought MODEL This would be my last blog in a series of Preparing for Instructions for PIDP 3100. This has been an enlightening journey through the theories of adult learning, which … Continue reading

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Preparing for Instructions 4 – Cognitive Science of Learning

Mythical Retention Data & The Corrupted Cone Wow!!! How often do you attend the training session in which the trainer bombards you with the information that you know is bogus? Not once, but twice, during the last Friday’s training session … Continue reading

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Preparing for Instructions 3 – Motivation

Top 5 Tips To Motivate Employees Motivation is a huge factor in gaining new knowledge. While there are several options on how to approach this subject, I decided to use myself as an example of the adult learner and investigate … Continue reading

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Preparing for Instructions 2 – Creating a Positive Learning Environment

For Adult Learners Only While doing a research for this week’s blog, I came across several websites which equally grabbed my attention. The reason for a tie is that I just spent the last two days attending the company mandated … Continue reading

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Skype call with my learning partner Richard!

It is not that often that I have a chance to talk to someone as deeply immersed in the oil world as my learning partner Richard is. Well, even though he came out of the oil industry to pursue a … Continue reading

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Preparing for Instructions 1 – Characteristics of Adult Learners

  Your Adult Self Doesn’t Learn the Same as When you Were a Child   Since Malcolm Knowles introduced andragogy, his initial assumptions on the ‘Characteristics of Adult Learners’ were cited by numerous authors (i.e. Meriam and Bierma, 2014, PBS … Continue reading

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Trends in Adult Education – Use of the 21st Century Technology in Adult Education – MOOC

A MOOC (massive open online course) is defined as “an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web…. many MOOCs provide interactive user forums to support community interactions among students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs)” (Wikipedia, … Continue reading

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My learning partner’s blog

Hi all, A link to my learning partner’s (Richard Lindberg) blog is: https://rclindberg.wordpress.com/

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TRENDS IN FOOD SAFETY

  Knowing that the advances in technology in the 21st century allowed an increased access to various issues to a wide (and growing) consumer base, it is not surprising to learn that Food safety and Food security became the hot … Continue reading

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A bit about me

About a name: I hope that this blog will become a useful tool for at least someone out there. My name is Jelena. The pronunciation of my name is the tricky part for the majority of English speaking part of … Continue reading

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