our job is to help people learn solve problems…

…in the real world.

That’s a quote from Cathy Moore, as seen in this slideshow. Take 10 minutes and watch it. If you’re stuck developing elearning content that requires information dumps (higher education, anyone?) this will inspire you to sneak in some problem-solving activities for long term learning (your secret’s safe with me ;)).

For me, Cathy Moore’s wisdom is right in line with O’Reilly Media’s Head First learning principles, just applied to online learning. Excellent stuff. Higher education does not have to be an information dump. Now to move on with that writing course I was working on…

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