Adrienne Jankens

"Good learners, like everyone else, are living, squirming, questioning, perceiving, fearing, loving, and languaging nervous systems, but they are good learners precisely because they believe and do certain things that less effective learners do not believe and do." -Postman and Weingartner (31)

Reflection Three

Great discussion of topic development and of taking the course later on in college.


The biggest thing to note about the process of writing my paper is the inability to satisfactorily investigating my primary question. The surveys resulted in a lot of interesting data and remarks, most of which aligned with what I expected. However, the only students who left their email addresses for a follow-up interview wrote complete answers to the other survey questions and I felt like I had as much information from them that I would want. I did not see a need to interview them because the answers they gave did not require any exploration; these students all had answers in the 3-4 range on personal value on education and full answers for why they are getting a degree. I would have had to expand my survey sampling or question other students until finding the rare one that came into interest to be able to satisfy my questions on motivation…

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