Essay about Evaluation Of A Self Directed By University Of The People

1059 Words Sep 28th, 2016 5 Pages
The learning environment presented by University of the People [UoPeople] requires an independent student capable of digesting and integrating information effectively without a great amount out of guidance in order to complete the requirements of a given course. The student most successful in this process is a self-directed, intrinsically motivated, active learner. When describing the features that characterize this type of student, there are many aspects to consider. Because each student is unique in their own inherent strengths and weaknesses in applying these characteristics, it is important to be able to identify them and implement strategies for development. Periodic evaluation of progress is wise in order to hold oneself accountable for achieving these goals. This paper explains the perspective I gained during Unit 4 of what a self-directed, intrinsically motivated, active learner is; additionally, it outlines a personal identification of strengths and weaknesses and produces a plan for improvement as well as describes how I will evaluate my progress in order to hold myself accountable.
Description of a Self-Directed, Intrinsically Motivated, Active Learner Due to the extensive information involved with describing what a self-directed, intrinsically motivated, active learner is, I have decided to break the description down into three parts focusing on each one separately.
Description of a Self-Directed Learner Cobb (2013) lists 15 characteristics of a…

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