Monthly Archives: January 2013

“Effective learning does not follow from a positive experience but from effective reflection”

Objective: What have you learned from reflecting on this particular quote? What has caught your attention? After researching the quote I have learned that “Reflection is a cognitive process” (Merriam et al, p 145). Reflection allows the learner to think … Continue reading

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Mezirow’s Transformational Learning Theory

After reading and researching the many learning theories, the constructivist learning theory is the theory that I am most interested in. For this assignment I will focus on Mezirow’s Transformational Learning Theory. As with many theories, this theory falls into … Continue reading

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“The process of learning, which is centerd on learner need, is seen as more important thatn content, therefore, when educators are involved in the the learning process, their most improtant role is to act as facilitators or guides”

Quote: “The process of learning, which is centered on learner need, is seen as more important that content, therefore, when educators are involved in the learning process, their most important role is to act as facilitators or guides” (Merriam etal … Continue reading

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“We may be witnessing the emergence of what has been called the learning society”

Quote:“We may be witnessing the emergence of what has been called the learning society” (Merriam et al 2007, p 25).  Objective: What have you learned from reflecting on this particular quote? What has caught your attention? Upon researching and reflecting … Continue reading

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“Only be accepting responsibility for one’s own learning is it possible to take an approach to the learning process”

Quote: “Only by accepting responsibility for one’s own learning is it possible to take a approach to the learning process” (Merriam et al 2007, p 107-108). Objective: What have you learned from reflecting on this particular quote? What has caught … Continue reading

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