A lot of what we do in our bushcraft courses doesn’t look like formal education. The old-school image of a standing instructor lecturing to seated students taking notes is a rarity. We have no love affair with seat time, nor with the lecture format. You’re more likely to see a small group of people engaged in a discussion as they move around the landscape. You’re certain to see people making and doing things.
Filling a notebook isn’t learning, it’s filling a notebook. Listening to a lecture is hearing someone talk about something. Learning, of the sort of know-how bushcraft seeks to foster, is accomplished by doing something. Years later you probably won’t remember what someone said, but you’ll remember what you did.