Learning by Doing

Learning by doing is a concept that involves practice, self-perfection, and minor innovations. This concept has been around since more than 2,500 years ago, when Confucius noted, “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember, I do and I understand.” Likewise, Aristotle noted, “One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try.” Most educators acknowledge that the true essence of learning is in the doing. Given this critical nature of the concept of learning by doing, it has found immense relevance in the field of economics, in particular in production, as well as in the education sector across all levels.

Currently, one of the leading proponents of the concept is Roger Schank. ...

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