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Learning - Permanent or Temporary?

By ACS Distance Education on February 26, 2024 in Careers, Education, Jobs Success & Psychology | comments

Learning is a journey that takes time. Seeing something in different contexts, repeatedly will reinforce it in memory.

Seeing it once and never revisiting it is not learning.

When it comes to learning Use it or Loose it - and the best way to learn in the first instance is to use it. 


Challenge Based Learning

By ACS Distance Education on December 20, 2023 in Education & Jobs Success | comments
Challenge based learning has become a trending way to view education. The idea is to provide students with a learning journey built around a series of challenges. We know that people can learn by dealing with and overcoming a challenge. CBL can be a very effective and potent way of learning; and this approach aligns very well with how our school has always developed and delivered education.

Anderson recently wrote in the Spectator, that online learning was an oxymoron and the COVID-19 pandemic was used as a “pretext to further digitise education.”

Online and distance learning have long been considered the Cinderella of the education industry, but the massive growth in online education in recent years suggests that it is anything but.


What is Academic Education

By ACS Distance Education on November 23, 2022 in Animals & Education | comments

Academic learning focuses on the content, contrasting with vocational learning that focuses on the outcome - improving one's ability to do a jon (ie. vocational improvement).

 Is it the difference between a VET course and a University? Are the differences really that distinct?


Learning to Listen Better

By ACS Distance Education on November 21, 2022 in Education, Jobs Success & Psychology | comments

The best communicators learned how to listen first. By listening carefully, they learned

  • What mattered to the people around them
  • What those people felt about their situations 
  • What words they used to describe themselves and the things or events they care about
  • How to use what they had heard to solve problems