Essay on Is Learning A Successful Learner?

784 Words Nov 7th, 2015 4 Pages
What is learning, you ask. Learning isn’t just about memorizing information. Learning involves you taking in the world around you and connecting to what you are experiencing. It then requires that you make sense of the experience – that you come to an understanding of it, (Intentional Learning for College Success, chapter 1). In order to learn you have to be intentional. Prior to this course I thought learning was simply gaining knowledge, however it’s much more than that. I’ve learned that learning requires you to read, write and think critically. I’ve also learned that we all have learning patterns, and by utilizing these learning patterns we can be successful learners. I now have a better understanding of why I wasn’t a successful learner in the past, and what it takes to be a successful learner in my future.
I’m a dynamic learner; I use one pattern at the use first level. My learning scores are sequence 22, precision 29, technical reason 7, and confluence 18. I use precision first, I ask a lot of questions and I like to be correct. I always find myself being very cautious, making sure everything I do is accurate. Before I begin any task I need to have complete instructions and proof to back up my work this is where my sequence pattern kicks in. I typically avoid technical reasoning; I’m not a good problem solver, I like to have all the facts and instructions before beginning a task. On an as needed basis I use my confluence. I don’t like change however I…

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