I DON’T REMEMBER ANYBODY EVER EXPLAINING WHAT THE WORKLOAD AND COMMITMENT FOR TAKING 1 COLLEGE CREDIT HOUR REALLY MEANT…

In college, 1 credit hour (for a semester class) means 1 hour of classroom time per week plus an expectation of an additional 2 hours (up to 3 hours for rigorous courses) per week for homework, projects, etc. So, a typical 15 credit hour per semester course load for a full-time college student, translates intoContinue reading “I DON’T REMEMBER ANYBODY EVER EXPLAINING WHAT THE WORKLOAD AND COMMITMENT FOR TAKING 1 COLLEGE CREDIT HOUR REALLY MEANT…”

By definition, learning something new means that we: don’t understand, haven’t been exposed to, are not familiar, or have no prior knowledge with which to make a connection between the familiar and unfamiliar.

Many of us were expected to have straight “A’s” from school in order to prove our knowledge and mastery. However, adults do not need “A’s” in order to gain the practical knowledge which allows us to function better in our jobs and in our lives. When adults state that, “It’s too late for me toContinue reading “By definition, learning something new means that we: don’t understand, haven’t been exposed to, are not familiar, or have no prior knowledge with which to make a connection between the familiar and unfamiliar.”