The Three Approaches To Learning

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In your own words explain what approaches to learning are and explain the three approaches used in the ASSIST.
Learning, the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study or observation, is a fundamental skill required by humans to expand their knowledge in order to pursue future ambitions or increase their awareness. ASSIST (Approaches and Study Skills Inventory for Students), have created a survey which identifies an individual’s predominant learning approaches. These approaches include the deep approach, strategy approach, and surface approach. Each approach lists factors on how we study, and explores our preferred habitual ways of studying. Firstly, the Deep approach allows individuals to understand and connect the concepts, it goes
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It was conclusive that the strategy approach was my most adopted approach, being roughly 90%. This allows me to understand that I consciously set out to achieve the highest possible grades as this is a key feature of the strategy approach. The deep approach was my second most adopted technique, being roughly 80%, and lastly, the surface approach was my least adopted approach being 50%. Fortunately for me this indicates that I intend to go above and beyond what’s required to be learnt, and aim to understand theory well enough to be used practically. Through scoring a high deep approach percentile, the ASSIST survey is suggesting that I’m a student capable of excelling in my studies, due to being able to effectively translate unknown theory, into useable …show more content…
Firstly, I need to be able to ask questions and follow up with any work related queries. I should ask my lecturers about any information which I may find difficult. This way I can stay on top of work related issues. Secondly, getting a week ahead is a strategic SMART goal which I can utilise in order to keep on top of things. In order to do this, I should aim to read the weekly readings before lectures, as well as get to sleep at a reasonable hour, in order to be motivated the following day to study. My final SMART goal is to work towards the assessment criterion, and to do this I should read through every rubric before commencing an assignment. This is crucial, as working towards a criterion provides guidance, and can assist me with my decision making when answering the question or purpose of the

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