Experiential learning — Or how to teach old dogs new tricks

By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/08/2003

One of the problems with adults is that they think they know everything. Consequently, it’s tough to teach them new things.

Add in shorter attention spans and the job of a professional trainer becomes even more difficult.

People tend to get very bored very quickly these days and the last thing they want to do is spend time in a classroom being lectured about how to improve their performance at work.