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6 Ways To Facilitate Lateral Thinking In Online Training

6 Ways To Facilitate Lateral Thinking In Online Training

Edward de Bono, the psychologist and author who introduced the term "lateral thinking" back in 1973, said that "Rightness is what matters in vertical thinking. Richness is what matters in lateral thinking". Being able to approach a problem from a new angle and think outside the box is an invaluable skill. In this article, I'll highlight 6 ways that you can facilitate lateral thinking in online training.

Critical Thinking In Spidery Prose

Critical Thinking In Spidery Prose

This rather whacky 7th geek article has been written with a good dollop of artistic freedom. It features a she-spider and he-spider starting off on the wrong foot and then winding up strangely talking about virtual reality and augmented reality. Throughout the article nevertheless, there are actually some critical-thinking moments of clarity upon which the reader might dwell.

Divergent Thinking In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Divergent Thinking In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

The word “divergent” is usually associated with rebels, free-thinkers, and anyone else who deviates from societal norms. It may even be a “dirty” word in some circles, particularly those that crave conformity. However, in the hands of an eLearning professional who knows how to use it, divergent thinking can be a powerful tool. In this article, I’ll share 4 best practices and 5 tips for using divergent thinking in your eLearning course design.