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challenging learning experiences: at work, case study

Reflect on a challenging learning experience that you have encountered in either a professional or personal environment. Select one of the experiences and, in 1050-1400 word paper, address the following items:
Describe attitudes and suppositions that the learner brought into the selected experience. If initial fear, anxiety, ambivalence, was experienced at the onset of the learning situation, attempt to account for these feelings in terms of classical conditioning principles. Similarly, attempt to account for any positive emotions brought into the learning experience.

In regard to the learning experience itself, analyze what types of sensations and perceptive processes were involved.
1) Consider obstacles that may have occurred for the learner such as selective perception, rigidity, inappropriate schedules of reinforcement, and others.
2) Speculate on what type(s) of learning were involved in the selected experience (was it exclusively operant conditions, latent learning, observational learning, or a combination of multiple forms)?
3) Provide several solutions that would have enhanced the learning experience. Consider multiple intelligences and related learning styles in your formulation of this response.

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Learning Experience Paper
Reflect on a challenging learning experience that you have encountered in either a professional or personal environment. Select one of the experiences and, in 1050-1400 word paper, address the following items:
Describe attitudes and suppositions that the learner brought into the selected experience.
If initial fear, anxiety, ambivalence, was experienced at the onset of the learning situation, attempt to account for these feelings in terms of classical conditioning principles. Similarly, attempt to account for any positive emotions brought into the learning experience.
Working in a challenging environment, where there are in built obstacles of lack of funding and uncooperative school setting, it became really difficult to manage an after school program in a highly underserved and diverse school setting.
In a very difficult work environment, I worked hard to creatively think about all the options which could enable me to develop good relations with the school administration and teachers. But, this was of no avail. My conundrum was not being able to full fill my duties according to the contract, since it was difficult to conduct outreach for my after school program activities, where I was unable to put any flyers on schools' bulletin boards or ask for everyday announcements to approach all students and for them to hear about the program, so that they could join it at the beginning of the semester.
In regard to the learning experience itself, analyze what types of sensations and perceptive processes were involved. Speaking of classical conditioning, when I realized that even if I was polite, the school officials will not be able to give my program any space, I became conditioned for not asking them any help ...

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