TLOs' Learning Resource Center
Transformational Learning Opportunities knows that a college degree or a third-party training certificate, by themselves, can never guarantee you the new knowledge, modes of thinking, and behavioral skills you need to thrive in today's world. No matter how advanced. Today, in addition to our formal degrees, each of us needs to know how to design and implement our own experience-based, self-directed learning programs. We need to know how to transform the knowledge we've acquired into personal and professional learning journeys that (a) improve the essential skills we already have, (b) develop the new skills we need to succeed at work and in our lives, and (c) reframe outdated modes of thinking so that we can respond more effectively to the challenges and opportunities we're now facing.
We need to be capable of implementing is this new learning equation:
"Formal Education + Self-Directed Learning Experiments = Successful Personal and Professional Development"
This equation highlights the idea that to succeed in work and life, these days adult learners need a high-quality liberal education, key learning skills, and a variety of personalized real-world learning opportunities. Those of us who have personal issues to address and those of us who have professional goals to realize need to know how to organize the "Front-End" and the "Back-End" components of our own unique learning journeys. Clicking any one of the three navigation buttons you see below will help you learn more about the ways in which TLO's Learning Resource Center can help you successfully develop and absorb the new knowledge you need, acquire the learning skills you need to transform this knowledge into relevant skills, and then design and implement your own unique front-end and back-end approaches to strengthening and enrich your work and your life.
USING TLO RESOURCES TO STRENGTHEN YOUR KNOWLEDGE, LEARNING COMPETENCIES, AND YOUR DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS
DEVELOP NEW KNOWLEDGE
If, as an individual, you're at a vital crossroads and don't know which path to choose, it may be time to look beyond familiar choices and old mindsets, and develop the sophisticated learning and meaning-making skills that the 21st Century's newest opportunities require. Learn to invest in your own success by acquiring the new knowledge you need to understand and compete in today's new world.
LEARN TO LEARN
These days, successful adults are distinguished by their capacity to handle the demands of their career, by their ability to master today's complex new tasks, and by their talent for creating creative solutions to their life's new challenges. Essentially, they're marked by a capacity for adapting to changing circumstances. And by — although it never is phrased in quite this way — their ability to learn.
BUILD RELEVANT SKILLS
Today, each of us needs to know how to create, design, and implement our own personalized, experience-based, self-directed learning programs. We need to know how to leverage the knowledge we've acquired in ways that lets us Improve the skills we have, develop new skills, and reframe our outdated modes of thinking in ways that more effectively respond to today's newest opportunities.