Applied Sciences

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Unit 2 Overview

Self-Diagnostic and Learning Contract

This unit is designed to help you explore your own needs related to the topic of adult learning and to develop a personal learning contract based upon those needs.

Pre self-diagnostic and Pre learning contract

• Core Competency Diagnostic and Planning Guide

• Personal Adult Learning Styles Inventory • Use above to create a personal learning

contract for the course

• Grading criteria: • Thorough • Complete • Reflective of graduate level work

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Personal learning contract overview

• Will contain 4-7 personal learning objectives (related to adult learning)

• Will be for the duration of this course • Will be aligned to you personal needs (from

the assessments in ch 16 and 17 this unit) • Will be used to personalize two class

assignments • Research presentation in Unit 6 • Application project in Unit 7

Required Reading from textbook • Chapter 15 • Chapter 16 • Chapter 17

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Diagnosing Your Needs Ch 16 Core Competency Diagnostic and Planning Guide

R = your role P = present level

Facilitator B5 Ability to engage learners responsibly in diagnosis of needs for learning

R = your role P = present level Student 1: R = 5 and P = 0

Student 2: R= 5 and P = 4

Need Student #1 5 Need Student #2 1

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Administrator B2 Ability to make and monitor financial plans and procedures

R = your role P = present level Student 1: R = 0 and P = 1

Student 2: R= 3 and P = 3

Need Student #1 -1 Need Student #2 0

Diagnosing Your Needs Ch 16 Core Competency Diagnostic and Planning Guide

Table is not required as graded assignment

Learning journal reflection questions: Which areas did you identify as strengths? Which areas did you identify as your greatest need?

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Chapter 17 Personal Adult Learning Styles Inventory

• Complete the survey and calculate the results • Scoring directions on page 273 • You will graph results and calculate component

results on page 274 • Learning journal reflection question: How

consistent are your results with what you imagined your style to be? (explain and elaborate) How would you like your style to grow and change in the future? (explain and elaborate)

Unit 2 Learning Contract Assignment

• Chapter 15 describes guidelines for learning contracts

• Step 1 on page 255 – diagnose needs • Use your results from ch 16 and ch 17

• Step 2 on page 256 – specify objectives • “Be sure your objectives describe what you

will learn, not what you will do” • 4-7 learning objectives based on your needs • Can be accomplished during the course • Use syllabus to help pick appropriate and

realistic objectives for the course 20 points

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Unit 2 Learning Contract Assignment

• Step 3 on page 257 – specify learning resources and strategies

• Use the syllabus for ideas that direct relate to the course content

• Steps 4 and 5 are evidence of accomplishment and validation of evidence

• Table 15-1 on page 258 for Step 4 ideas • Narrative in Step 5 on page 257 for Step 5

ideas

Learning Contract Template

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Unit 2 Learning Journal reflection questions

1. From the Chapter 16 Diagnostic, which areas did you identify as strengths? Which areas did you identify as your greatest need?

2. From the Chapter 17 Inventory, how consistent are your results with what you imagined your style to be? (explain and elaborate) How would you like your style to grow and change in the future? (explain and elaborate)

3. Reflect on the process you went through to create your learning contract. How were you able to incorporate the information from the needs assessments?

Assigned REFLECTION QUESTIONS (will be answered in the Unit 2 Learning Journal): 15 points

Summary of Unit 2 (check syllabus for due dates)

• Reading Chapter 15, 16, and 17 of your textbook.

• Completing and analyzing the chapter 16 Core Competency Diagnostic and Planning Guide and chapter 17 Personal Adult Learning Style Inventory. You will use these results to help you put together your learning contract.

• Completing your personal learning contract and submitting via the Assignments area of BBLearn. (20 points)

• Completing the Unit 2 Learning Journal. (15 points)

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