My Learning Style: Reflection On An Experience In Nursing

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In this Learning Style essay, I reflect on an experience during my practicum where a conflict with a superior allowed me to see both the positive aspects and hindrances in my learning style. These nuances in my learning style, which I gained more insight of with the LSI and LCS, have allowed me to critically analyze how I will make my learning as a nursing student more effective. My experience with an older nurse during my practicum at Langley Memorial Hospital, along with the results of the LSI and LCS, have given me the insight to critically examine both my advantages and faults as a learner who values teamwork. In the conclusion of this essay, I will develop a plan that not only addresses my effective learning abilities, but also areas…show more content…
(weblink) My extrinsic motivation was above the norm at 3.0 and this is demonstrated by the fact that my willingness to avoid conflict in the future and gain recognition as a competent student were external motivating factors. This extrinsic motivation could, however, lead to problems in my learning style because author) describes this behaviour pertaining to someone who is a failure-avoiding student (dfsffksf) (AUTHOR) describes a failure-avoiding student as someone who values “[f]eelings of relief rather than pride” and who merits “competition for extrinsic rewards” such as recognition (p. 169). My desire for my superior to see me as a competent pupil was the extrinsic factor that motivated me to apply an alternative strategy if a similar situation arises in the future. These “self-defeating behaviours associated with a failure-avoiding mentality are largely the creatures of negative reinforcement.” (p.169). Thus, negative reinforcement, the fear of punishment, was a driving force behind my shift in learning

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