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Personal Narrative: My Experiences With Learning Processes

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Learning is a vast processes and this starts from the time when we first open our eyes to see the world. Later complicacy starts as we grow up and learning forms a particular path to tackle this complicacy. This process is formed by the human being and human being only followed this path and he is still following. Learning is basically knowing something that is not known before or rather doing something which is not done before. It could be learning through teaching or experience. Thus learning is combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience. When they put theoretical knowledge to practical use and is able to get some result out of the same. Learning has got various purposes, knowing the difference between different learning stages, evaluating ones strengths and weaknesses, develop action plans. Learning styles lead to self development. Self-development is basically personal development. It is about improving personal knowledge, skills and performance. And personal development is only possible if someone completes the learning cycle. The supervised work experience was for the students to experience their theoretical knowledge into practical work. This training has also helped me in knowing my strengths and weakness. SWE is very important for any hospitality management student as it helps them to learn better and more about the Hospitality Industry. In this essay I will show the different learning styles and also how I have developed myself during my training at the Marriott Dalmahoy, Scotland.
Learning process have got four styles, they are:
Ÿ, Activist: Activist is those who learn from direct actions. They learn from their experience. They learn things by involving themselves into new activities. These types of people generally learn from new situations were they are exposed to. They generally do not observe or judge into situations, they jump into situations. They don’,t think or judge on situations, they come to conclusions before thinking about any thing.
Ÿ, Reflectors: Reflectors are the ones who learn by observing a situation from different perspectives. They don’,t jump into situations or conclusions. They first observe and judge situations and after being prepared come to conclusions. Their decisions are based on thorough analysis of all possible informations.
Ÿ, Theorist: theorists are those persons who learn by analyzing situations and by integrating experience into complex and logical theories. These kinds of persons are more theoretical than being more practical. They do their work based on theories.
Ÿ, Pragmatists: Pragmatists learn by trying out new ideas to see if they work in practice. They are very realistic and technical oriented. They generally stick to policies and procedures so long as it is an efficient way of getting the job done. Pragmatists tries out new ideas but after analysing the consequences.
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