Exp 105 Personal Dimensions of Education

390 Words2 Pages
There are many factors that motivate me to learn. I related more to Sara because I’m the same way when it comes to learning. I’m a need to know person. I need to know how this will benefit me in the long run. When I know the outcome, it gives me the inner desire to learn. I’ve known for years that a college education will give me a better life as for a career, money, and happiness. This is what motivates me to go back to college at the age of 61. My life is not over, it has just begun. Just like Chris, I have seen that finish line so many times, but there have been things in my life that have knocked me down and I learned from it just like Fred. There was times when I was turned down because my educational background wasn’t enough and this motivates me to continue with my education. I’m at a point of my life where I want to feel a sense of accomplishment. I want my children to be proud of me as I am of them. I want my mother to see her first born walk across the stage to receive his diploma. Somewhat I kind of like Jamie, I liked to learn about new things and how they are put in perspectives. There are actually two contexts that motivate me the most. They are practical and personal context. Like I stated early I’m a need to know person. I don’t just jump into something without knowing the outcome. It has to benefit me in some way. It’s like a test review. You do better on a test when you know what to expect. So I know when I get my degree I’m going to gain a lot from it. When it comes to personal context the most important thing for me is a feeling of self worth. To know that I can achieve what I have set out to do since I was young and to be a success at helping me attains self worth. I believe that having a personal context in online learning is crucial for motivating me to learn. To be able to have my goal in mind and knowing that I can achieve it will provide

More about Exp 105 Personal Dimensions of Education

Open Document