Chapter 3: Learning How You LearnDocument Transcript
Mirnell D. Gonzalez02/17/12Chapter 3: Learning How You Learn (Attempt 1)Questions and Answers: 1. Why explore who you are as a learner? - Exploring myself as a learner will help me to know better my strengths and weaknesses. Also, it will help me to identify myself better with others and work harder to make myself better at the areas I am weak and keep on practicing does areas I am strong and just make it better. The more effectively I am, the more I will succeed and understand better my classmates, courses and professors. 2. What tools will help you assess how you learn and interact with others? - Some of the tools that will help assess how I learn and how to interact with others will be the following assessments: Multiple Pathways to Learning – a learning assessment focusing on eight areas of potential, based on Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligences theory. Personality Spectrum – is a personality type assessment based on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator that helps you evaluate how you react to people and situations. 3. How can you use your self-knowledge? - According to the book, in completing the assessments, you have developed a clearer picture of who you are and how you interact with others. They exhort you to use this new picture to choose effective strategies for class, study time, the workplace, or technology. 4. How can you identify and manage learning disabilities? - You can identify it by the following: Neurological disorders that interfere with one’s ability to store, process, and produce information. A disability must be diagnosed by a licensed professional to receive publically-funded aid. - You can manage learning disabilities: Contact the designated advisor on your campus. Accommodations may include: Extended test time Note taking assistance Modified assignments Assistive technology Stay informed about your disability.
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