Essay On Critical Learning Experience

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“We don’t grow when things are easy, we grow when we face challenges” a quote from Joyce Meyers, which emphasizes the idea of success having different meanings to each individual. Success at this point of the semester is determined by the books being read and how they are interpreted, which demonstrates the difference between Seminar I to II because of the texts style and how the class is formatted to reach a higher understanding through: shared inquiry, critical thinking, and written and oral communication. From these three categories I was able to find my strengths and weaknesses, specifically from the goals of participating in active listening and getting others involved in discussions in a polite manner, by asking interpretive and evaluative questions about the readings and discovering the underlying thought and ideas, and by allowing groups shared ideas and topics discussed in class to reach a higher understanding and finding different ways of thinking. These ways of understanding and thinking are due to the different class environments and different class discussions that take place. Seminar I was a required class for all …show more content…
Being able to compare different texts critical thinking was always encouraged, but not always asked so the discussion usually was free formed, but still got a lot of information out of the class discussion. The Consolation of Philosophy, the most recent reading, I was able to bring back into discussion the text from Lucretius, two very different texts that explains two different topics, philosophy and science. I was able to connect the two in the way the authors wrote about their topics, movement of the soul and movement of the atoms in space, which can intertwine with one another on how something inexplainable is

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