Learning How to Learn - Concepts of Educational Technology Summary
This class was a deep dive into learning how anyone can learn through adopting a growth mindset and learning "how to learn, establish agency" using the COVA approach of Choice, Ownership, Voice and Authenticity to cultivate their own self-leadership. I was also introduced to the Universal Design in Learning (UDL) and Personalized Learning, and how the questions of what, why and how activate the brain differently and provide different learning opportunities and experiences that can promote inclusion, access and equity in learning when used effectively and appropriately.
Growth Mindset Take-Aways
Carol Dweck PhD, introduced the mindsets (growth mindset and fixed mindset) in her book, Mindset the New Psychology of Success (2006). My take-aways from the introduction and the class are these:
COVA is a new learning approach put forth by my very own DLL professors, Dr. Harapnuik, Dr. Cummings, & Dr. Thibodeaux. My take-ways for COVA are these: