It’s another informational and inspirational learning journey here in UPOU and with T. Malou. I feel thankful and relieved because (1) I learned a lot from this course, (2) I have new set of friends and classmates who are very bright and had helped me understand the concepts even better, (3) I was able to… Continue reading Finally, Finals!
How do we acquire knowledge and how do we validate it? Perhaps, we acquire facts, information or skills based from our education and experience and these become our general belief on how we know what we know. Below are the epistemological dimensions hypothesized by Schommer (1990): Certainty of knowledge: From knowledge is absolute to knowledge is constantly evolving. (Certain Knowledge) Organization… Continue reading On Epistemological Learning
If my schedule permits, I attend classroom trainings in our workplace. I set my mind that whatever I learned today, I will share to my team when I get back to them. For me, it is very beneficial to listen, learn from the speaker and share concepts. Though I may not use the concepts learned… Continue reading Learning is Sharing
Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) is a concept created by seminal psychologist Lev Vygotsky. According to Vygotsky, the zone of proximal development is: “the distance between the actual development level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance or in collaboration with more capable peers”… Continue reading On ZPD via MKO
I cannot recall the name of my teacher anymore during my preschool years, as well as, my classmate names (except for my first childhood crush). Or maybe, I am really bad in recalling names because I have problem remembering a name even if they just said it 10 seconds ago. Maybe I have divided attention… Continue reading On Long Term Memory
At first, I find it difficult to study in an online learning setup. I was used to classroom setup where you can interact with your teacher and peers in real time and I just prioritizing only my schooling back then. In online education, learning is usually self-paced. During my first term in UPOU, I made… Continue reading On Distance Learning
I’m a loner, they say, in the family during my early childhood days. I like to do things on my own especially in my schooling. My parents are not fond on providing rewards when I do well in school. They do not promise anything so I do not expect anything too. This is the same… Continue reading On Reinforcement and Punishment