Reflection Of A Relational Experience

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In one of the quotes from Dr. Seuss, he mentions, “it is better to know how to learn than to know” where I believe it is imperative to know what kind of strategies are used to learn in order to progress and succeed in the future. Recently, in week one of Relational Practice class, I took a Grasha-Riechmann student learning style survey (LSI) with the outcomes of 3.4 on independent, 4 on advoiant, 3.9 on collaborative, 3.9 on dependent, 3 on competitive and 4.2 on participant skills. I will incorporate the outcome of my Learning Style Inventory (LSI) and the results of the Learning Centre Survey (LCS), such as meta-cognitive awareness, collaborative and participation skills, to reflect on how I learned in the past. This reflection assignment …show more content…
I initially immigrated to Canada when I was seven years old with my family to study abroad. However, due to financial problem, we had to move back to Korea after staying in Canada for several years. As time passed, I was fortunate enough to come to Canada to graduate high school and to attend post-secondary school. However, it was hard for me to truly open up myself as an individual who experienced many goodbyes with peers after I became intimate with them. Therefore, my previous experiences became a barrier to me to accept new people and environment into my life. In fact, as an immigrant, it was hard to overcome my challenge in a society where I felt isolated amongst the …show more content…
The learning environment was exceedingly different compared to Korea. Students would never ask question unless the teacher asks because of the pressure of peers or individuals being indifferent to learn. On the other hand, in Canada, students were able to ask without hesitation about their curiosity to the instructor even before the instructor asks. The education from Canada helped me to enhance my participation skills in lectures and collaborate well in-group activities because now I understand I learn more efficiently when I am active in class. I would not have known the advantage of being curious and speaking up for my education if I was to be in

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