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Emotional Dimensions of Learning Emotional Dimensions of Learning Effective teachers and parents continually seek to understand the dynamics of the emotional states of the children and adolescents whom they desire to educate in order to maximize opportunities for teaching and learning. Develop a narrative description of a classroom setting and teacher that demonstrates appropriate 1) attribution for student behavior and 2) manage -ment of student affect . Learning Theory : Cognitive Aspects (Mental Representations of Acquired Knowledge) Behavioral Aspects (Observable Behavioral Actions and Changes) Human Needs Aspects (Control and Management of Affective States)
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The Humanist Perspective on Learning ( Facilitation Theory) Learning will occur when the “teacher” establishes an atmosphere in which learners feel comfortable feel comfortable to consider new ideas and are not threatened by external factors (Laird 1985). Important characteristics of this theory include: (1) a belief that human beings have a natural eagerness to learn (i.e., a need to “know”) ; (2) there is some resistance to giving up what is currently held to be true ; (3) the most significant learning involves changing one's concept of oneself ; and (4) all learners seek an emotionally stable environment for learning/“schooling .” The Humanistic perspective The Humanistic perspective : Students will learn best what they want and need to know. Knowing how to learn is more important than acquiring a lot of knowledge . Feelings are as important as facts. Students learn best in a non- threatening environment . Human beings are biological organisms whose survival depends on constant interaction with the environment, where behavior and cognition are learned and acquired within AFFECTIVE states controlled by the learning and the teacher.
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of the cognitive process of making attribution. How we think influences how we feel , and how we feel influences how we think . When positive emotions create an optimistic perceptual attitude, they (1) draw the learner’s attention to task-relevant aspects that activate inclusive thoughts and (2) create an enthusiasm for learning. Effective pedagogy demands this involvement !!! Positive Emotion and how it is accomplished List four positive emotional states that you remember from high school classes. How were they developed in that
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