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We'd like to think that everyone is prepared and eager to learn the moment they arrive in the classroom or sign on to the virtual learning environment. Of course that is not the case for a variety of reasons that we all can relate to: our rush to leave home, our commute, the work we need to get done or the unanticipated situations that arise.
You can help your learners prepare by establishing "Guidelines for Working Together" or "Groundrules".
These guidelines can be posted before the class or created collaboratively with the learners.
These guidelines work best when:
Carol Delisi is Chief Learning Consultant of her company, Facilitating by Design. She has been helping adults learn for 20 years.