North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mary Ruth Coleman wrote the article “Academic Strategies That Work for Gifted Students with Learning Disabilities”. There are students identified as twice exceptional. These students have areas of strengths and needs. The article discusses how these students learn and how learning theories can be applied to support gifted students who have learning disabilities. There are basic strategies that can maximize their strengths and support them in their areas of need.
Richard Abraham’s work Mr. Shmooze takes a look into a charismatic and outgoing salesman. This story discusses the key learning points of how to be a successful salesman. The over-arching theme of the entire work is great salesmen are made by giving rather than receiving. One of the main points of the novel is focusing your attention on others rather than on yourself. Mr. Shmooze goes out of his way, throughout the duration of the story, to truly get to know those around him and make their lives
agents are the ones who emphasis on providiving pre-determined set of solutions for an organizational development. Whereas, second type of change agents ephasis on learning and mutual understanding with the stakeholders in development decisions. Ackoff strongly suggested the importance of creating a vision in order to perform successful change. He said, “The thing that leaders do that managers don’t, is articulating an inspiring vision and lead the strategy formation for its pursuit”(Allio and Ackoff
countries throughout the years. The decline of a healthy learning environment has had a tremendous effect on the deterioration of the education environment and it is our job as citizens of this country to create strategies in order to save the future of the learning community. The purpose of this paper is to explore two different yet healthy learning environments for students to be apart of so that their education needs
In this ever changing world, the importance of a good education has become paramount to a successful career. The process of choosing which post-secondary institution to attend has become nearly as competitive as the Olympics. The standards of admittance into these colleges and universities has risen sharply just as the demand for such an education has also risen. The minimum requirements for almost every decent paying job is a four-year degree from an accredited institution. While attending college
Malcom Knowles "The “why” of self-directed learning is survival—your own survival as an individual,and also the survival of the human race. Clearly, we are not talking here about something that would be nice or desirable….We are talking about a basic human competence—the ability to learn on one’s own—that has suddenly become a prerequisite for living in this new world."– Malcom Knowles, 1975" Another way of saying this is found in the same article, "the successful self-directed learner simply likes to
What do good schools look like? In part four of Educational Foundations, the authors of the article selections ask educators to take an honest look at what a successful school should resemble. The article, “The Idea of Summerhill”, written by A. S. Neill, describes the philosophy of an alternative school called Summerhill. This school provides its students with a student centered education, where the students have the freedom to choose what they will learn. The article, “Success in East Harlem”
A service-learning project can gain multiple things. One of the things it can gain is social interaction with different students. They work together as a team and it teaches them the importance of both partnership and leadership. One of the greatest outcomes of service learning is, it allows students to be dedicated and it has a way with providing strong opportunities and out reach for all types of students. This allows them to experience and understand the term diversity in meaningful ways.
Introduction This paper is a reflective essay based on my personal learning achievements, during the ‘Developing the Professional’ module. It encompasses the critical evaluation of my overall development during the coursework. The coursework has provided me with many expert abilities through different courses and extracurricular exercises. The businesses and doctoral level colleges, along with companies hiring the employees are looking for the accompanying abilities from today's graduates. These
Takes ownership of the learning process by setting personal educational goals, and monitoring their own progress. Is self-motivated to learn and understand; not only driven by grades or external praise. Pushes him/herself to think deeper about issues and draw connections to their personal, academic, and professional lives. Views the instructor as a guide, but themselves as the pursuer of deeper understanding. Learns collaboratively, through peer engagement and feedback. Seeks out the available resources