Educational Plan for a Health Care Administration Degree Essay

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This paper will examine different forms of cognitive strategies and the courses required to obtain a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Administration. The paper has three levels and each level deals with a different subject. The first level talks about cognitive strategies. The second level deals with the course work involved to obtain a degree in the field. The third level deals with the human side of the equation.
Health Care Administration Degree Plan
This introduction to our paper is to give the reader a snap shot of the work that goes into obtaining a degree in Health Care Administration. With the use of cognitive strategies and applying the theories behind those strategies, a student will
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Pryor to writing this paper the group members used the discussion board to post to each other in an effort to organize this project. One of the key points discussed were who would be responsible for what. The discussion also identified the subject in which the paper would be built around. Another is how the members would organize the paper. Finally, how to submit contributions to the paper.

Level One Cognitive Strategy
Malcolm Knowles invented the theory of adult learning, which is a theory of different types of learning for adults. ("Mastering Subjects", n.d.) Cognitive Strategies, or theories, stress the mental organization of information. (Shuell, 1986.) Depending on the type of learner you are, will dictate which cognitive strategies you should use to learn new information. Based on the course work required we believe that these three cognitive theories, Cognitive Learning, Motivation, and Scaffolds would work for a student in learning Health Care Administration.
Cognitive learning or strategies are the mental organization of information. ("Mastering Subjects", n.d., para. 6) Thomas Shuell stated, Learning is an enduring change in behavior or in the capacity to behave in a given fashion, which results from practice or other forms of experience. (Shuell, 1986, expression 2) This means that a person needs to learn from practice rather than any other source or experience. Cognitive learning also means how a student
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