Reflection On Learning Styles

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Each individual has a specific learning style that fits their personality and how they think, learning helps us to gain new knowledge and acquire new skills that we may incorporate in our daily lives. As you work through this course you will understand that the way we learn is dependent on how we think and make decisions. Our different styles of learning fall into patterns. After taking this course and understanding my LCI learning patterns, I have found that we practice each pattern in a different aspect of our lives. Some patterns are more applicable to our daily routine than others that we use as needed. Not everyone learns the same way, our decisions and how we interpret information will tell us our learning styles. I am described as …show more content…
That way you are not stuck on just “knowing one way” you are able to expand your mind and practice in many ways. Learning with different styles may help to acquire new skills that you were not aware you had. I used all learning patterns in different ways, when completing quizzes I would reference the chapters and gather all the necessary information I am able to before completing the quiz. A few times it still did not work in my favor, but given my precision as a Use first pattern, I became distracted and had to reread the chapters over and over in order to get a clear understanding of the material being presented. I writing my discussion posts, although it was mostly personal opinions and self-reflection, I still struggled in completing the discussion posts and journal entries. Quite often I sat staring at the computer screen for 30-45 minutes trying to figure out where to begin in writing about myself. I find that trying to write an entry about oneself is the hardest task to …show more content…
What I enjoyed most about this course is learning about my peer’s interests and the ways they learn. Reading other students thoughts, opinions, and descriptions helps to broaden my view of the way I learn. I was able to learn a lot from my fellow classmates and apply it to my daily routines. Getting feedback from my instructor and classmates also helped to provide me with a wider aspect of thinking. I don’t necessarily like to read feedback from my posts, but reading them has helped me to understand that what I am posting is gaining the interest of my readers as well as giving me some pointers and ideas from my instructor for my future posts. I would say the one thing about this course that I might change or alter a bit is using the learning patterns over and over in my discussion posts. When writing my journals and discussions, I felt that a lot of the information I write was a repeat from the past weeks posts. I learned my patterns over time, but always had to reference back to my previous posts for insight in my next discussion. My expectations for this class were met in that before actually starting the course I understood what would be expected of us, the course content was very clear, as well as the learning platform. I have had experience in online learning in the past and agree that the style of Ashford’s online learning is similar to what I have experienced

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