Monthly Archives: August 2012

Addressing Learning Styles (Part 4)

Today we look at the last learning style. 4. The Reflective Learner The Reflective Learner is someone who processes information in a different manner than the others. Reflective Learners may mimic Pensive Learners in many ways, but there is one … Continue reading

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Addressing Learning Styles (Part 3)

Two learning styles down, two to go. 3. The Passive Learner The term “Passive” may seem to imply “lazy” or “uninvolved,” but that is not what a Passive Learner is by any means. A Passive Learner is one who learns … Continue reading

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Addressing Learning Styles (Part 2)

In Part 1, we discussed the first of the four learning styles, the Active Learner. Today we will explore the second learning style. 2. The Pensive Learner* The Pensiver Learner is the one who can read the book or read … Continue reading

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Addressing Learning Styles (Part 1)

People learn by different means. That is not likely a mystery to most people, but if our training efforts are going to reach our audience (those performing the processes essential to our organizations’ success), we must ensure our training processes … Continue reading

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Procedures That Get Read (Part 5)

In the previous three posts, we discussed the use of color, photographs and diagrams. One last device to add attractiveness to a procedure combines color and graphics. This is what I term a “highlight box.” A highlight box takes a … Continue reading

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Procedures That Get Read (Part 4)

In the last post, we discussed the effective use of photos, as well as the pitfalls created by mis-using or over-using photos. But sometimes photographs are not the best vehicles to graphically represent a piece of equipment. Let me share … Continue reading

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Procedures That Get Read (Part 3)

I  am pleased to report that when I published Part 1 of this series, the good folks at Word Press congratulated me on reaching the 50-post plateau in my blogging career. It applauded me for “reaching my goal.” I do … Continue reading

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