I believe there is a true learning revolution afoot, and given that Mission to Learn is a blog about lifelong learning, it seems only appropriate that I offer up a definition of learning as I see it. So here’s how I define learning:
Learning is the lifelong process of transforming information and experience into knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes.
I might add to that:
I think that pretty well sums up the definition of learning that drives my efforts here at Mission to Learn. What do you think? Does this jibe your definition of learning? What would you add or take away? Please comment and share your thoughts on how to define learning.
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I am an avid lifelong learner who writes and speaks frequently on the critical role of learning in our fast-changing world.