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An adult learning rant (short)

The nice thing about blogs is that you can vent to people who care about the same thing(s) you do.

So here is a short rant on adult learning principles:
We are currently reviewing a handout from an adult learning “guru” (who will remain un-named, obviously).  The handout has no visuals, uses a variety of font sizes and colors (although, thankfully, it is all the same font style), has instructions such as “write your answer here” and then allows only one line of empty space, and starts with this exercise:

Assume it is the end of this training class and it has exceeded your expectations. Write a headline for today’s paper that expresses how you feel about the class.

Seriously?