Lisa and I were born curious and remain curious. The internet helps satisfy our inquisitiveness through RSS feeds to blogs; podcasts; videos on TED Talks, YouTube, and Vimeo; MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and group discussions and research projects with colleagues online. And as learning concierges at the Studio, we are doing work not even imagined as a career a decade ago. So we must be self-directed, DIY (Do-It-Yourself) learners to keep growing our knowledge and skills to provide value to groups and individuals.
We are continually refining our digital literacy skills and teaching/learning designs to foster adult learning. That’s why headings such as “Lecture Me. Really.” that appeared on October 18 in the New York Times grab our attention.
I admit to knee-jerk stereotypes about classroom lectures when asked what I think about them. To me, they are largely compulsory, passive, time-in-seat ventures Read more