Tip #548: Where is the Brand New Information?

On December 15, 2014, Posted by , In learning, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Tip #548: Where is the Brand New Information?

“Originality is something that is easily exaggerated, especially by authors contemplating their own work.” John Kenneth Galbraith

I have designed and facilitated highly participatory training programs for a very long time. I continue to be interested in learning new information about how people learn and adding new training techniques to my repertoire.

However, I have noticed that, over the years, I have become more jaded about articles purporting to approach learning from a new and different angle. Very often, these articles not only fail to inform, but also seem to simply reiterate something that I have known and practiced for many years.

Yes, of course there are always new breakthroughs in understanding how the brain works, based on research in … Read the rest