I am digressing a bit here but I wanted to touch on the micro-aggression topic again. We discussed in class that everyone commits acts of micro-aggression. I know I do but I think I would rather take the risk in good faith that I may offend someone than to remain silent. My concern is that I might miss an opportunity to get to know someone or learn more about them by remaining silent or ignoring. It is a humbling experience to reach out in unfamiliar territory — however if the intentions are honest I think it can be very rewarding.
Now..onto learning styles. I did not feel that 12 questions related to one particular learning instance is enough to determine the type of learner. Although I do have to say that my results were fairly on target with my characteristics. I do not like the title of accommodating…seems a bit timid. Maybe conflict avoider?? I do worry about labels. On one hand it is perhaps helpful for people to understand why they do things a certain way, but on the other hand perhaps it can be limiting. It would be a shame for someone to shy away from an opportunity merely because they thought they would not be successful.
As for the