Welcome to the Dairy nutrient main page of Michel A. Wattiaux, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Please use the menu above to learn about our team, to access instructional websites (Teaching), to read more educational and research projects, and to download multi-lingual dairy-related technical publications. Enjoy!

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Quotes about Teaching and Learning

99% of the things you believe probably you have no direct evidence yourself. You have to trust people to find those things out and then tell it to you (Anonymous).

All learning is "relearning". .... Thus one's job as an educator is not only to implant new ideas but also dispose of or modify old ones (Kolb; Experiential Learning, p 39).

The purpose of education is to stimulate inquiry and skill in the process of knowledge getting, not to memorize a body of knowledge; Knowing is a process, not a product (Bruner; Toward a Theory of Instruction).

Learning is the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience (Kolb; Experiential Learning, p 49).

Quotes about Research

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them (Albert Einstein).

All models are wrong but some are useful (George Box).