Importance Of Developmental Learning
With the onslaught of technology personal development has become increasingly important. A few years ago, when I signed up for 'online banking with bill pay ', I excitedly went home to make my first transfer to someone else 's account within the same bank. I went through the process of entering my log on ID and passcode on the bank 's website and then proceeded to make the transfer. This event was a disaster, as I had no idea of what I should do. I tried to read the drop down menu to see if I could figure it out, but was unsuccessful. There was a tab marked 'transfer ' which I had selected, but even then I did not get an option of where to transfer the money. Frustrated and confused, I made a call to my bank 's online …show more content…
With the help of the online personnel who walked me through the process from start to finish forcing me to adapt to the online banking community, which I am now doing independently and even carrying out a more advanced transaction which I am able to decipher on my own. This as Granott puts it, is definitely an indication of fundamental restructuring. I would be stuck joining lines to make deposits that can simply be done from the comfort of my home.
Getting the help that I needed took away the fear of ignorance and instill within me the confidence of knowledge, which I am comfortably exercising today on my own which demonstrates self scaffolding each time I go to do online banking.
I have gradually developed a prevailing tendency in the development of my own knowledge “by actively restructuring and self- scaffolding” (CDL. Selected Readings: Human Learning: A developmental Approach, 2015, p. 18), which in my opinion promotes continuos growth trajectory.
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