“This team consolidates “The Supplier Teamand allocates resources assigns you to tasks withto ensure the highest the highest value.”value resources aredesignated for thehighest value work.” First rewrite this to something simpler.
Then find an analogy. Hmm…mountains? Your learners have some type of experience with mountains, right?
Combine image with text to describe analogy. …to this task. We bring you from this task… The Supplier Team assigns you to tasks with the highest value.
“The diversity in our “We welcome ALLcompany must include people in our company;thought and experience, together we makewithin an environment where positive change.”diverse views are welcomedand where there is acommonality from working First, get to the point.together to create change.” Let’s rewrite to make it easier to read.
Then find an analogy. What about buttons? Your learners have some type of experience with buttons, right?
Combine buttons with text to describe analogy. Our people with diverse backgrounds... …work together to make this.We welcome ALL people in our company; together we make positive change.
Awesome.Can I see another example? If you insist! How about one more?
“The 3P (ProductionPreparation Process) is part ofa Lean manufacturing designapproach that includes QFD,design reviews, and post-startup monitoring by a cross-functional team to Kaizen anybugs in the new system.”
“The 3P (Production “The 3P (ProductionPreparation Process) is part of Preparation Process) is aa Lean manufacturing design mock up design method.”approach that includes QFD,design reviews, and post-startup monitoring by a cross- Rewrite after you learn whatfunctional team to Kaizen any 3P “really” is.bugs in the new system.” Just keep it simple.
Then find an analogy. How about a house? Your learners have some type of experience being in a house, right?
Combine image with text to describe analogy. Your truck Put kitchen closest towith groceries. where groceries come in. Oops! This closet will get With 3P, you see what in the way of you are going to build and your van! how you’re going to use it! The 3P (Production Preparation Process) is a mock up design method.
Hmm… you gotme thinking moreabout analogies. Thank you! You’re welcome. Make sure you use effective ones.
Analogies are just part ofthe learning process.Pick them wisely to tapinto learners’ experiences.
Analogies preparelearners to solveproblems.Problem solving cannotoccur without analogicalreasoning… becauseexperience alwaysintervenes.
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Will you contact me? Great! Click on my emailParker.Grant@LearningConnects.com Aww…hope and write to me with your you contact me analogy ideas! next time! By the way, isn’t a decision like what happens after you see a highway sign??