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#5 When Performing Impedes Learning

“I spent half of my life lost in an education system that pushed for results and performance… and failed.. Even when I Began to perform well in undergrad a…

“I spent half of my life lost in an education system that pushed for results and performance… and failed.. Even when I Began to perform well in undergrad and so on, I wasn’t learning; I was performing.”

In today’s episode, we draw a distinction between “performing” and “learning,” and what we can do to become deep learners.

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Show notes: 

1. For more on performing vs learning, check out the research done by Robert Bjork and his colleagues.

Soderstrom, N. C., & Bjork, R. A. (2015). Learning Versus Performance: An Integrative Review. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 10(2), 176-199. doi:10.1177/1745691615569000

2. For more about the Deep Learner web-based workshop, go to darylchow.com/courses.

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1 Response

  1. July 29, 2020

    […] But what is really required is for supervisors to sharpen and redefine the problem, based on what’s going to have leverage on moving the needle for the therapist’s performance, without getting entwined with the pressure to perform, but becoming more liberated to engage in deep learning. (Listen to this podcast episode #5. When Performing Impedes Learning). […]

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