Why do we learn things? To better ourselves? To do new things? To reinforce our sense of identity? Because we are told to?
Maybe all of the above. Understanding why people learn is important to understand how we create the learning. What’s the experience? If people are wanting to learn something immediate, they need to get to the relevant knowledge fast. If they are wanting to master something, we need to build that knowledge over time, with space for reflection. It’s a different approach to the writing and the building. It’s a different methodology.
Why do we learn ourselves? Sometimes to chart our progress, like seeing where we are on a roadmap through life. ‘This year i learnt this’…
Why do you choose to learn new things?