Tip #550: Something New: Thin Slicing

On January 5, 2015, Posted by , In curriculum design, By , , With Comments Off on Tip #550: Something New: Thin Slicing

“He who wishes to teach us a truth should not tell it to us, but simply suggest it with a brief gesture, a gesture which starts an ideal trajectory in the air along which we glide until we find ourselves at the feet of the new.” Jose Ortega y Gasset

Curriculum designers often take a large topic and “chunk” it down into smaller more bite size pieces that become distinct modules in a training program. We know that the brain cannot process a lot of information at one time, so this makes perfect sense.

For example, we want new business owners to learn the skills they need to develop and sustain a successful business. So we create modules that each … Read the rest