Tip #268: A Bogus Cone of Experience and Learning

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In a recent Tip (#261), I made the bold statement that, despite the fact that questions have been raised about Edgar Dale’s authorship of the Cone of Experience and Learning and the percentages assigned to the Cone, I still see it as a very effective graphic in just-in-time learning lessons.

I now know that Edgar Dale’s Cone of Experience and Learning may be an effective graphic, but it is not an accurate graphic.

My good friend, Kathleen Cummings, ISIS Training, UW-Madison, has continually been a fantastic source of information about recent training developments. She sent me a link to an interview with Charles Fadel, Global Lead, Education, for Cisco Systems, Inc. Cisco is committed to finding the science that supports … Read the rest