STORYTELLING is a powerful method to share knowledge, but the art of storytelling has been lost in training.
In times gone by, particularly in primitive cultures, it was its only means: cultures were preserved this way. This has continued in popular culture: in religion, novels, cartoons, news, theatre, music, dance, film and television.
Imagine, for […]
MENTORING IS a powerful means for transferring knowledge at a very personal level, and is effective in a variety of organisational contexts. However, there are eight common pitfalls in mentoring:
1. Mentoring without a defined end
Mentoring that goes on forever without clearly defining a period of time is prone to drift and falter.
AT A RECENT TED session, Salman Kahn gave a forceful presentation on the effectiveness of using video in education and training.
Not all styles of video hosting, however, are equally effective.
Video needs to follow the rules of computer interaction. It’s a one-to-one conversation. It’s not a group viewing activity such as TV. When we use […]
COMPARE the three interfaces of the learning resources provided below:
1. Binary Blue ESSO
I had a recent experience at one TAFE college where teachers refused to use the Blackboard as their elearning tool because, they argued, their apprentices found […]