Why we must deliberately embed curiosity instead of conformity

CLO Magazine

Conformity involves restraining beliefs, attitudes, behaviors and actions that are suspected to (or actually do) deviate from or disrupt social expectations, conventions or norms. Maslow proposed that though we crave stability, we also paradoxically yearn for disruption (via growth).

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Technology sinner

Allison Rossett

While those are proper concerns, early this morning I found myself worrying about things that are lower in Maslow’s hierarchy. When I shared this experience with a friend, she blamed it on Europeans’ Friday afternoon attitudes. That technology sinner is me. I sinned this morning. I awoke at 5:30 AM to address an elearning conference in Europe via Adobe Connect.


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The Reskilling Revolution versus the ‘clay layer’

CLO Magazine

The need for security and safety ranks just above the need for food, water and shelter in Maslow’s hierarchy. Hence, doing the hard work of adopting a lifelong learning attitude, and being agile and accepting of change, runs counter to our human nature.

It’s All About the Brand, ‘Bout the Brand…

Learning Rebels

Leadership does not want to hear about Kirkpatrick , Mager , Bloom’s , Maslow , Gagne , or other learning processes or methodology. Take on an attitude from a key organization attribute. Brands are all around us and at a glance we know what they mean and who they represent. They fit naturally and comfortably into our lexicon, instantly recognizable.

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The point of no return

Learning with 'e's

The previous post featured Abraham Maslow''s Hierarchy of Human Needs. This process goes on through life, but some learning experiences can change our lives, transform our attitudes, and bring us to a place where we are radically different because of what we have learnt. His premise is that transformative learning can alter our emotional responses, our attitudes and our basic beliefs - and indeed ultimately, our world view.

What is Instructional Design? Our Guide to Everything you Need to Know

Growth Engineering

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is a pyramid which explains human motivations. According to Maslow, we focus on satisfying our most basic needs first. A Change in Learner Attitudes. Instructional design is the art of creating engaging training experiences. It helps make information more digestible and improves the efficiency of learning.

Who's in charge?

Learning with 'e's

If students believe they have little or no influence over their own outcomes they may adopt attitudes that are negative and pessimistic. Maslow Hierarchy of Human Needs 27. This is number 35 in my ongoing series on learning theories. In this series I have been providing a brief overview of each theory, and how each can be applied in education. All the previous posts in this series are linked below, with theorists listed in alphabetical order.

Learning Objectives and Corporate Goals: How to create the perfect training


We are talking about specialized adults here who are probably at the peak of Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs (you guessed it right, self-actualization) and they ready to adapt to knowledge, and not vice versa! This boils down to identify goals (performance outcomes for a department), tasks needed to achieve those goals and the knowledge, skills attitudes needed to perform those tasks. As someone said, not too long ago, “…if you cannot measure it, you cannot manage it”.

Beyond the Hype: Technology’s True Place in Learning

CLO Magazine

As a result of the evolution of digital devices — see Table — generational cohorts have different attitudes about technology use and adoption in the workplace. Similar to Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs — the theory of human motivation — adult learning is based on fundamental psychological needs. Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it. George Orwell.