The Introduction: in this unit we have discussed various aspects of an individual learner, the environment around learning l, and mindset of lifelong learners.
instructions: for this assignment, choose between one of the following reflection activities. based on the information we covered in this unit explore the various concepts using the questions provided.
option 1 which I’m doing says, in this unit you explored the concept of mindset” – specifically, the differences between fixed and growth mindsets. read the following scenario and answer the guided question. you will submit a short reflection in the format of a written paper.
Imagine you are in a class you are struggling with. this is a class in your major, so it seems like it should be easy – but it is not . you’ve spent a great deal of time studying the core concepts, met individually with your instructor to discuss your challenges, and formed a study group with classmates. but after your first major assignment is handed back, you see you have earned a low grade. in fact, this is the lowest grade you’ve ever gotten on a major. assignment. this feels like a major setback, and you begin to doubt your choice of major. then comes the kicker: your instructor contacts you and says, “I’d like to meet to discuss your performance in the class”.
in your response:
1. Explain how a person with a fixed mindset respond to this situation
2. Explain how a person with a growth mindset would respond