Technical Book Development/Learning Strategies

Learning strategies are the approaches we use to learn a new subject. A good strategy would be based on an understanding of one's own learning style, the range of learning resources available and the objective of the learning task

Learning involves a number of activities as one moves from newbie to expert.

Sensing the need edit

Doing edit

Experiential learning is learning by doing - but what do we do? How do we choose what to do?

Digesting edit

Reflection and consolidation of the experiences of doing -

Feedback edit

How do know what we know? How do we assess the quality of our understanding

Contributing edit

Learning on the Web involves interaction as one learns - initially with questions, later with contributions

Strategy involves the scheduling of these learning activities, deciding how much time to spend on each and when to move on