M1: Assess the impact of key influences on the personal learning process on own learning

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M1: Assess the impact of key influences on the personal learning process on own learning - There are several factors that have and still do influence on my own individual learning process. However some have impacted greater than others and they are as followed: • Learning Style • Motivation • Attitude and Self Discipline • Aspirations • Previous educational experience It’s important for me to identify my ‘Learning Style’ because it maximises my own personal learning; Honey and Mumford states ‘’each learner ought to understand their learning style and seek out opportunities to learn using that style’’ to do this. I’d say I’m very particular about the way I go about learning and I am not entirely open-minded in my approach to…show more content…
Self-discipline has a huge impact on my learning because it gives me the ability to control my feelings and overcome my weaknesses. The emotional intelligence theory talks about ‘’understanding yourself, your goals, intentions, responses, behaviour and all’’ which all ties is with knowing and managing the emotions of yourself and others which for me is what mainly affects my attitude towards things. My aspirations have changed massively whilst growing up and it’s only recently I’ve decided I want to work in a Health and Social Care setting. ‘’ Behaviourism, also known as behavioural psychology, is a theory of learning based upon the idea that all behaviours are acquired through conditioning. Conditioning occurs through interaction with the environment. Behaviourists believe that our responses to environmental stimuli shape our behaviours’’. I believe this theory is what I’ve done because my aspirations and behaviours have been shaped through the environment I’ve put myself in. For example; attending a college for a year and realising I am capable of more and developing a self-motivated attitude to follow a different aspiration. ‘’Cognitive psychology is the branch of psychology that studies mental processes including how people think, perceive, remember, and learn’’ and with that said I think my mental action process of acquiring knowledge and understanding was developed massively through previous educational experience. For example;

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