Running head: LEGACY STATEMENT
Grand Canyon University
Introduction to Graduate Studies
February 13, 2013
INSTRUCTOR: Professor Susan Meredith
February 13, 2013
Professor Susan Meredith
The philosophy of learning, leading and serving is a systematic approach to providing an educational experience that is developmental and individualized. To teach is to learn, to lead and to serve, colleagues, students, the community and to influence the world we live in with what we have learned.
The philosophy of a learner is to have an instructive knowledge that is developmental and individualized. A learner with experiential, life-centered and a relevant learning educational experience will move toward self-directed learning. I will impact Learner’s lives with education that is valued as a resource where learning is driven, first by internal motivators rather than external motivators. (Western Michigan University Department of Therapy 1995) I will have a positive influence on learners by using the art of teaching. With my skills acquired by my experience and study and the science of my occupation, I will impact their learning experience and accelerate their abilities to its highest potential. I will be remembered for my emphases on creating an atmosphere for learning, bringing qualified data through presentation and innovation, of the highest quality, including unpredicted events into the lessons. Learners will remember me as a teacher, and an artist who’s medium of expression is spontaneous, unpredictable, unrehearsed, and a God created experience of learning between teacher and student. (Parkay and Stanford) The legacy I bring to learners in the field of education believes that all students can learn in an effective and collaborative way that will maximize my learned skills, as well as my student’s learning and ability to achieve. (COE...
References: College of Education Conceptual Framework
College of Educational Conceptual Framework (Learner goal #6)
Sally Broughton of Montana (CCSSOS Teacher of year 2008)
Western Michigan University (Department of Occupational Therapy 1995)
Knowles, Malcolm, Holton, Elwood & Swann, Richard. (1998 The Adult Learner & Human Resource Development)
Forrest Parkay & Beverly Hardcastle Stanford, (Becoming a Teacher)
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