We first introduced the concept of Cafeteria Learning to learners at the ASTD Cascadia Chapter’s 2012 conference “Back to Basics and Beyond.” Since that time, we have refined the method to its current form. This chapter presents some of our case studies with reactions from learners and organizations who were keen to participate in this new method of learning.

ASTD Cascadia Chapter 2012 Conference: “The Brain Is Not a Bucket” Session

Note: This was the first use of the Cafeteria Learning method; the process has been refined quite a bit since this workshop. For example, we learned from this experience that while five activities per topic provides ample choice for learners, it is a large undertaking for a learning designer and also ...

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