Comparing Apples to Apples: Buffet Restaurants and Hybrid Learning

The more buffets are compared to hybrid learning the more similarities appear. There aren’t many buffets around anymore, and the rapid closure of many restaurants over the past year due to pandemic restrictions demonstrate the urgency to adopt to the needs of the customers (a.k.a. students). Diners might decide to eat at a buffet restaurant … Continue reading Comparing Apples to Apples: Buffet Restaurants and Hybrid Learning

Post Pandemic Prediction #3: Need For Flexibility

Post secondary institutions and their departments, instructors, and supporting staff will become much more flexible in the way courses are offered to meet the needs and demands of students and instructors. Many students have experienced a new form of learning since March, 2020. Some have adopted a new schedule based on their new flexible learning … Continue reading Post Pandemic Prediction #3: Need For Flexibility

Get the “non-sale sale”: Be a listener once again

In Daniel H. Pink’s To Sell Is Human, he discusses “non-sales selling”, or moving people to adopt new ideas or ways of doing things. This is what instructors and ninety percent of the population do daily. To do this, Pink writes, we must agitate rather than irritate our clients (students, coworkers, managers, etc.). The difference … Continue reading Get the “non-sale sale”: Be a listener once again