Sheldon Teaches Penny Physics (Big Bang Theory)

I enjoy the TV sitcom Big Bang Theory.  Apparently a lot of other people do too because reruns seem to appear often – on several channels in different time slots.  Recently I saw a segment where Sheldon teaches – or tries to teach – Penny physics.  His teaching is a great example of how not to engage a learner as well as many other mistakes some instructors make.

The six-minute version on YouTube provides an opportunity to apply the before-during-after time periods related to transfer and also to apply some of my Training Transfer Process model.

Click here to watch the excerpt of the episode.  While you’re watching I hope you’ll think about what Sheldon should have done differently and what he could have done before and after the session with Penny that might have helped her apply her learning.

When you’ve finished viewing, read my comments about how Sheldon could have applied aspects of my Training Transfer Process….and share your comments too.

Enjoy!

Until next time….

Barbara

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One Response to “Sheldon Teaches Penny Physics (Big Bang Theory)”

  1. Derek Bailey Says:

    Hello Barbra,
    Thank you for highlighting such an easily accessible tool and the myriad opportunities it presents to hopefully not make the same mistakes.
    Or demonstrate to aspiring workplace trainers the many traps involved in delivering your message.
    Simply brilliant.
    Namaste
    Derek

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