Tip #653: Educational Instructors and Entertainers

On January 9, 2017, Posted by , In trainers, By , With Comments Off on Tip #653: Educational Instructors and Entertainers

“Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn’t know the first thing about either.”  Marshall McLuhan

When I saw a Request for Proposal seeking educational instructors and entertainers, it definitely got my attention and peaked my interest. I’d never seen anything like it before!

My first thought was that they might be looking for educational instructors who are also entertainers. Maybe they really wanted edutainers: people who educate in an entertaining manner, mixing wit and humor with information.

I’d like to believe that describes my training style. But I always want the spotlight to be on the learners, and I would imagine that edutainers want the spotlight for themselves. Perhaps I could qualify as a facilitative … Read the rest