The pandemic has created a surge in interest in entrepreneurship. With an uncertain future and a growing gig workforce mentality, people are looking for non-traditional career paths. Today, 36.8% of the U.S. workforce are freelancers or 59 million workers. The prediction is that this will rise to over 50% within five years.
Learning Engineering is an emerging field that applies science, technology, and pedagogy to produce the most effective learning experience. It is an approach to teaching and learning that focuses on engineering or designing an environment to encourage, motivate, and enhance learning. Learning Engineering is student-centric and focuses on the tools, processes, and situations that a student needs to master content rather than what the institution needs to measure its progress.
Once you've identified the concepts that you want to teach (see An Easier Way To Define Training Goals) you have a clear plan of what needs to be taught. The next question becomes "How do you teach each concept?" There are several principles that we can apply that ensures mastery every time.