Presentation on theme: "Value: Learning Person: Abraham Lincoln LESSON 3: KNOWING YOURSELF."— Presentation transcript:
Value: Learning Person: Abraham Lincoln LESSON 3: KNOWING YOURSELF
PERSONALITY Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Value: Learning
LESSON 1: YOU ARE YOUR OWN BEST TEACHER Emulation Following after someone Role Taking Setting yourself a goal and doing everything (and being everything) to achieve it Practical accomplishment Turning problems into ways of learning Validation Examining facts after the events Anticipation Developing a hypothesis and then applying it Personal growth integration of values and attitudes Scientific learning experimentation
LESSON 2: ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY. BLAME NO ONE No one but you are the result of where you are No one but you can change the result of where you want to be If you have failed, don’t give up trying If you have succeeded, don’t stop trying
LESSON 3: YOU CAN LEARN ANYTHING YOU WANT TO LEARN Not just ‘book learning’ but integrating everything you are seeing, hearing, thinking into a coherent reality, and then changing it The ‘appetite to have experience’ DO NOT BE AFRAID OF FAILING! Action: Coursera!
LESSON 4: TRUE UNDERSTANDING COMES FROM REFLECTING ON YOUR EXPERIENCE After much learning and ‘experiencing’, we must step back and think about what we have done What was good/bad according to our initial goals/intentions? Have we achieved what we set out to do? If not, why? Discussion of Coursera Learning