Friday, February 24, 2006

Not a student anymore

Yesterday, we had a excel spreedsheet seminar at work. I though it would be helpful for my team so I signed up. The seminar was 3.5 hours. It was extremely helpful and I learned a lot but it was like I was in school again. We sat the teacher was in front of us, she talked we followed and took notes. It drove me nuts! I just couldn't stand just sitting there for three hours. I really don't know how I did it when I was in University.

I guess being out of school for years and in the workforce has made me a muti-tasker. Sitting and being idle just doesn't work for me.

There is such a transition from being a student and to being in the workforce, but once you have transitioned I can't imagine going back. I have come to the realization that I am a "get the job" kinda of girl and sitting and learning wears me out.

Don't get me wrong learning is a valuable asset and that it's very important but I guess what I am saying is that I have become an active learner and I need hands on, stimulating information. Gone are the days of sitting and being lectured to. I am so much happier to be doing what I do then a student in classroom. The world is my classroom and experience is my teacher. He he hee

1 comment:

Patricia said...

I love learning in the classroom! It's my favorite, but that's because they were creative classes, not something boring!