Category Archives: Being an Educator

Here’s the answers to all the big questions

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams Also referred to as the Last Lecture, this is a lecture x Randy Pausch wrote so his kids would remember him. A computer science prof, a husband and a father, Randy had … Continue reading

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Drywall isn’t done the same way everywhere in the world

In his blog, Adult Learning, James Turner makes an interesting point, “In construction trades training it is easy to assume that basic construction skills are universal. This is not the case when the student has already begun learning in another … Continue reading

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Roles of an adult educator

This article outlines the key lessons the writer, an adult educator, learned about teaching adults when she became a student in order to earn her private pilot’s license. It highlights the important role the instructor plays in motivating students facing … Continue reading

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