Laugh at your mistakes but learn from
them, joke over your troubles but gather strength from them, make a jest of your difficulties but overcome them.' Isn't that worth learning, Aunt Jimsie?"
Beyond simply recording what they observe and do, they are instructed to reflect on what they can learn from
Adults should have as much choice as possible in the availability and organization of learning programs." (9) Participants who learn from
purposeful teaching tend to become lifelong learners who seek further educational and training opportunities, and they also lean toward modeling these behaviors in their own teaching and managerial roles.
Hackett and Byars (1996) offered the example of how an African American girl may learn from
experiencing subtle racism or sexism in the classroom that her academic efforts and performance will not be equitably rewarded.
General Electric's Jack Welch makes this point clear with his thought, "Our behavior is driven by a fundamental core belief: the desire and ability of our organization to continually learn from
any source--and the ability to rapidly convert this learning into action--is its ultimate competitive advantage."
He believed that no child could learn from
This example illustrates the conclusion we reached regarding employee training: Employees will learn best if they learn from
The ability to learn from
experience and subsequently use what is learned is a critical part of human intelligence.
It can be defined as a teaching and learning pedagogy, connecting discipline-specific theories to real-life problems or issues; a practical and direct application of resources from an educational institution to a community to address a defined need, with the expectation that, in turn, students will learn from
their experience; and, a mechanism for translating what we know about civics and our country's history into action (Goldsmith, 2005).
Although teachers have the overall responsibility for leading a learning activity, the adult education philosophy espouses that everyone has something to teach and to learn from
I suggest that each learning station have concrete (objects, items, and realia) for pupils to learn from
. These concrete materials stimulate and motivate pupil learning.
Students learn from
their interpretations and creations in the ISP.
The term service-learning attempts to couple two complex concepts: "community action, the 'service,' and efforts to learn from
that action, and connect what is learned to existing knowledge, the 'learning'" (Stanton, Giles, & Cruz, 1999, p.
As EFL learners, the Chinese students had the opportunity to practice and enhance their English skills while, at the same time, share with and learn from
people in another country about their culture and ways of life.
According to Bandura's social learning theory (1977), people can learn from
observing others without trials and errors.