Learning from the Intra-Past

Learning for life, for one’s own identity, is learner-led and requires conditions of personal freedom; this also applies when learning from the past. The free Self (one’s intrapersonal level), not culture, societal history, religion, and judgment of others around us, teaches us about our true Self. There are three main obstacles to self-reflective learning from … Continue reading Learning from the Intra-Past

Elearning Mathias Sager

Welcome to the e-Learning Coursesof the Mathias Sager School & AdvisoryYour Unique Program for Individual Thriving, Organizational Performance, and the Common Good across Cultures The e-Learning Courses are powered by the world novel concept of Awareness Intelligence™ Are you living your maximum and best self, being and enjoying who you really want to be? Very rare are … Continue reading Elearning Mathias Sager

Social learning theory: Observational learning / modeling

Albert Bandura, professor emeritus at Stanford University, has made groundbreaking contributions to psychology through social cognitive theory and the theory of self-efficacy. Social cognitive theory is behaviorist in its approach but recognizes that the environment shapes peoples’ beliefs and attitudes, which are primarily internal processes, and these beliefs and attitudes are an important component of … Continue reading Social learning theory: Observational learning / modeling

Social Learning Theory (Bandura): Factors

Social Learning Theory: FactorsBandura thought that there must be more than just mechanic responses to stimuli. So he identified the following factors of learning that determines human behavior:Behavioral Factors: SkillsPracticeSelf-efficacyCognitive (Personal) FactorsKnowledgeExpectationsAttitudesSocial, environmental FactorsSocial norms (observational learning)Access in communityInfluence on others (ability to change one’s own environment)What is social learning theory? Bandura (1925 till today) … Continue reading Social Learning Theory (Bandura): Factors

Learning theories

​Behaviorism’s approach to learning is like a black box and is about observable behavior.Cognitivism, on the other hand, is structured, computational. And Constructivism conceptualizes learning as creating social meaning by the learner.Influencing factorsThe influencing factors for behaviorism in learning are the nature of reward, punishment, and stimuli. In Cognitivism, these are about existing schemas, previous experiences, … Continue reading Learning theories

Enthusiastic learning and teaching

Is what we teach our children mutually beneficial for other children too? Is our teaching inclusive and useful to all humanity? Is it timeless? If so, these are awareness-intelligent lessons worth to be spread.

Learning from and for life transitions

At which socio-temporal stage are you currently growing?Remember that pain is joy. It’s just pain, not suffering that comes from not going through pain.Relations are growing in time, from as small as oneself in the past, to relationships in the present, and the all-comprising scope of future generations. TitleAlso synonymous for transitions: “goal cycle,” ”turning … Continue reading Learning from and for life transitions

Learning about learning

Key messageThere are a couple of important messages in this quote from Lao Tzu.The importance of practical knowledge and skills to help yourself being a better learner.It is vital to be self-reliable and self-efficient, not always be depending on others (which is not sufficiently fostered in markets where people are seen as consumers who are … Continue reading Learning about learning

The benefits from awareness-intelligent learning goals

In detail:Learning goalsThe goal of thinking without limits and take responsible control of the life you really want.Achievement goalsManagers who are successfully competing against others.Self-efficacy as the belief in one’s ability to succeed.Attachment to outcomes causes disappointment and fear of non-achievement.There are no project-like goals to achieve other than just being your best self.Future-related thoughts … Continue reading The benefits from awareness-intelligent learning goals

Learning vs. Achievement goals

Learning goalsLearning goals focus on the learning itself (and the related direct intrinsic results). Learning goals focus on the motivation of the learner to gain new knowledge and expertise in a given area. Achievement goalsPerformance or achievement goals focus indirect results from having acquired new skills, such as recognition, status, and other extrinsic gains as, for … Continue reading Learning vs. Achievement goals

Learning = pain? Pain vs. suffering

Pain, which is not to confuse with suffering, is often closely implicated with the experience of joy as well. For example, without patient waiting, there is no joyful arriving; without childbirth pain, there can be no joy of birth; without dying during a lifetime, there can be no personal growth. Pain indeed is unavoidable, but … Continue reading Learning = pain? Pain vs. suffering

Awareness-intelligent Learning that is Joy

Natural desire to learnChildren intuitively seek joy by exploring the world and learning.Your awareness is a catcher of knowledge. Imagine a spiderweb. The more expansive the web, the more can be caught. * * Awareness can be understood as an internal structural characterization of a person. Not in the sense of an ego-filled vessel, but … Continue reading Awareness-intelligent Learning that is Joy