Self-Directed Learner Study

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Describe the essential aspects of a self-directed, intrinsically motivated, active learner? The essential aspects of a self-directed learner as follow: ● The self-directed learner takes ownership of the learning process by setting personal educational goals, and monitoring his/her own progress. They put a plan for their educational objectives and always check their progress with the plan. ● The self-directed learner is self-motivated to learn and understand; not only driven by grades or external praise. He/She is hungry to get more and more information and new knowledge. They will never stop at one point. Once they reach their target, they look for higher point. ● The self-directed learner pushes him/herself to think deeper about issues and…show more content…
He/She will not rely on instructors, they investigate deeper to collect much more information than what the instructor have taught them. ● The self-directed learner learns collaboratively, through peer engagement and feedback. He/she never work alone; they prefer to work in team-works. ● The self-directed learner seeks out the available resources and understands the scope of the University, its departments, and its learning philosophy and approach. He/she will never miss any chance to explore more resources than what the UoPeople provided them. This apply the university philosophy which is based on student him/herself. ● The self-directed learner understands the importance of applying the knowledge learned in the classroom to continued personal and career development potential. Identify two areas of personal strength and two areas of personal weakness in being a self-motivated and engaged student. Two areas of my personal strength in being self-motivated are: 1. I am persistent. 2. I view problems as challenges not obstacles. Two areas of my personal weakness in being self-motivated are: 1. I find difficulty in organizing my

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