20. I think about what I really need to learn before I begin a task. 21. I am aware of what strategies I use when I study.
trianglert TOPIC 1 BEING 21 ST CENTURY LEARNER 12 These 21 characteristics of 21 st century learner, certainly not limited to, will somewhat make you be aware of your attitude towards learning. Be mindful of your strengths and weaknesses and take appropriate actions to maximise your learning. In addition, distance learners are encouraged to carry out these characteristics, as it will definitely be vital for their success. • There are four dominant categories of 21 st century skills, which include (i) Learning Skills and Innovation Skills, (ii) Digital Literacy, (iii) Career and Life Skills, and (iv) Metacognitive Skills. • As the 21 st century learner you need to understand and fulfill your roles in order to obtain educational benefits. However, you can only effectively play your roles by applying the unique 21 st century learning skills. • 21 st century learning environment are essential to prepare learners in developing their 21 st century learning skills. Hence, preparing them for the 21 st century workforce. • In order to be an effective 21 st century learner, you need to be able to identify and relate the characteristics of 21 st century learner to yourself. SELF CHECK 1.1 (a) Explain the various types of skills a 21st century learner is expected to have. (b) What are the roles of 21st century learners? (c) Describe the 21st century learning environment by relating it to your learning activities. (d) What characterisitics should you have to be considered as 21st century learner?
TOPIC 1 BEING 21 ST CENTURY LEARNER ⊳ 13 21 st century learning Critical Thinking Creativity Collaboration Communication Cabral, L. (2006). Twenty-first century skills for students: Hands-on learning after school builds school and life success. New Directions for Youth Development , 2006(110) , 155-161. Framework for 21st Century (n.d). Retrieved from - work/p21-framework
trianglert INTRODUCTION As a 21st century learner, you are bound to get coursework, assignments, and exams. Do you know why they are given to you? Well, because it will allow your instructors know whether you have mastered or not the intended learning outcomes of the course. Usually, your assignments and exams are marked and graded. There are many forms of assessments besides assignments and exams. Most courses will require you to write an essay for assignment. Writing essays and sitting for exams can be challenging for many learners. Some learners have difficulties in completing a good essay. They are not sure what is to be written in the essay and they are not aware of the importance of including references in the essay. Besides that, there are times, when some learners think that they have studied well but still perform poorly in exams. Despite of doing the assessments every semester, learners still do feel the anxiety in facing it.
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