You were sent to a week-long retreat to attend a training event. Not only are you being cost-intensive for your employer, you are also in a class where the instructor teaches at a speed you can’t handle. While you search for some tips, there is no room allowed for learners to share and collaborate between each other.
Welcome to the oldschool training methodology, better known as instructor-led teaching.
Training methods have greatly evolved over the past decades. Due to technology changes, traditional lectures and demonstrations quickly turned into computer assisted trainings in the 1980s. Later on, eLearning was introduced and eventually led to the most advanced training method: Learning Management Systems.