Analogy

By Ashraf Al Shafaki

Description

An analogy is an explanation of an unfamiliar concept by likening it to another similar concept that is families to the trainee. Analogies are one of the best tools for explanation and are considered to be among the fundamental elements of workshops.

Uses

  • Explaining complex concepts
  • Introducing new concepts

Benefits

  • Boosts level of comprehension
  • Well suited to the human mind
  • Boosts retention
  • Enables the mind to make full creative use of the new concept
  • Makes distant, unfamiliar or far fetched concepts instantly accessible and familiar
  • Builds bridges between new and established concepts
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