Quote of the Week: Fall 2017, Week 3

To learn something but not to do is really not to learn. To know something but not to do is really not to know.
Stephen Covey

  • How do you know when you really understand something you’ve learned?
  • This quote emphasizes the importance of actively applying or using knowledge. For example, you can study basic grammar and vocabulary of another language, but if you don’t use it, you won’t really learn it -- because we learn by trying, sometimes making mistakes, and trying again. Think of a subject you’re studying this semester, and describe how you could apply or practice what you’re learning.