People take classes for many different reasons. Sometimes they want to learn a new skill, sometimes they like the social setting, and then there are those that want to just expand their understanding of a certain topic. No matter the reason, when you attend a class you become a student and believe it or not, there are certain rules and boundaries that you should keep in mind when you are learning.
Now understand that everyone has their personal hang-ups around learning, we all do. Every time we learn a new process we take it all in- the learning environment, the responses of people around us, and our usually not-so-nice inner voices are contributing as well. Also, the fact that your are trying to get your brain and/or hands to do something totally new adds to the frustrations. The more aware of them we are at the time, the better we can control or adjust to what is taking place in the room.
Here are a couple of tips though to make sure that your learning process and the learning environment is as positive as it can be.