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Different Ways of Learning

Hello, I am looking for ideas on different approaches to learning other than the traditional stare-at-your-textbook, cramming, and any other synonym of rote learning.
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Re: Different Ways of Learning

http://www.school-survival.net/alternatives/

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Those are courses. courses =/= learning. I'm asking for techniques. Learn to read.
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Well there's always a hands on approach, even if you have to make it yourself. Hand on is a lot easier in things like drama and art since that mostly IS just hand-on and visual learning. While in things like science or math you have to make your own sort of things.

For math I use baking formulas to memorize, just replace all letters with delicious foods and numbers with money and I find it gets a bit easier.

I'm probably not the best one to explain this... Smile

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Techniques? Read about stuff. Stare at people doing stuff. Look up videos of stuff. Try stuff yourself. Ask people about stuff. I dunno... did you want something more sophisticated? Razz

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SoulRiser Wrote:Techniques? Read about stuff. Stare at people doing stuff. Look up videos of stuff. Try stuff yourself. Ask people about stuff. I dunno... did you want something more sophisticated? Razz
If they want more sophisticated then all they need to do is wear a top hat and monocle while doing any of those methods~! Biggrin

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Lol, no I am just curious. I like to question the traditional ways of doing things, testing them if they are truly effective at all and what other approaches one could do.
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Umm ... how about doing some sort of research thing? Read about stuff and figure out whether you can trust it or not then documentation, documentation, documentation. Also, adverts are good for that kind of thing. See, you can learn something from telly. All you've got to do is record the results of the following information

1)Based on the advert's information alone, how good is the product on a scale of 0-10
2)Based on other sources alone, how good is the product on a scale of 0-10
3)How good is the actual product alone, same scale.
4)Produce a report of some kind on the product

It doesn't actually have to be 0-10, I just made that as an example.

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Try this 6-minute lesson on how to read Chinese:



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How close is that to what you have in mind?

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Pretty close. Though the OP last visited this site two years ago.

At least we'll have answered future such questions.

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