Why Learn?

Great question … with a universe of possible responses.



Perhaps one of the most important factors influencing how people learn is their motivation for doing so. An individual’s drive for acquiring new knowledge and skills has a dramatic impact on the process of learning and the effectiveness of that learning. We’ve all taken classes in high school or college that we didn’t want to take, but were told to. For me, that was statistics. I really disliked that class and, in fact, I failed it the first time. My second attempt wasn’t so great either, but I was able to “check the box” and get it done.

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