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  • Has anyone ever told you that you need to have a clear goal

  • in order to achieve something or get better.

  • According to modern learning science the opposite is true

  • for example

  • the best surfers are not those that train to win a prize or to be featured in a glossy magazine,

  • but those that play with the waves everyday, because they love it.

  • This technique argues that you get better at something

  • focus on the process of learning

  • and not the outcome a product too far away to motivate you.

  • In a Stanford University design experiment,

  • a pottery teacher split the class into two groups

  • the first group focused on making as many clay pots as they wanted

  • the second on making one single very beautiful pot.

  • At the end that teacher graded the pots and announce the winner,

  • the results were clear

  • all the best pots came from students that made many pots

  • not those that tried making one single winning piece of art.

  • To optimize process learning,

  • set a fixed study time in which you focus on the material for say

  • 25 minutes a day

  • in that time

  • don't try to reach a certain goal like reading an entire chapter

  • just learn for the exact amount of time that you set yourself

  • then stop.

  • Process learning will help you feel more relaxed during your study

  • and give you a sense of accomplishment once you are done.

  • the very affect that you were interrupted

  • in the middle of your practice before reaching a milestone,

  • keeps interest up

  • and increases the motivation to continue the next day.

  • To maximize process learning watch our general learning tips.

  • Please let us know what you think about this learning technique

  • by leaving a comment in the section below,

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Has anyone ever told you that you need to have a clear goal

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Process Learning: The Way To Reach Excellence

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    Summer posted on 2020/04/28
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