Philosophy Question. : Capstone Presentation : Your Educational Journey
Please create a PowerPoint (or Presi) or document OF NO MORE THAN FIVE PAGES or SLIDES, where you address the following five points: (Note that if you submit a Word document, you might want to use a detailed outline instead of paragraph form). On each page or slide should be the following:
1. A statement of your philosophy of what it means to be educated – revisited
A paragraph stating your perspective now at the end of your formal educational journey at Metro on what it means to be an educated person and what your education means to you.
2. Your educational journey – overview – do not list degrees, but rather offer a sense of what was important to you to study and learn in your life (both formally in college and informally in life, for example experiences in the military or travel).
3. Major influencers: mentors, certain books, teachers or classes, professional jobs held, and/or pivotal life events. Please limit to the top 3 or 4.Reflect here on some pivotal moments or influences that helped to awaken your perspectives or learning in some way?
4. Essential lessons learned
What would you say were the most essential lessons you learned in your educational journey so far? What skills and abilities, theoretical, critical, practical, experiential, did you learn? How did you learn to see yourself and the world differently in some way? Again, please focus on the top three. For example, critical thinking, listening, professional skills, working with others, building community, advocacy, etc.
5.Plans for Lifelong Learning – the future
What does your future hold and how will you continue your educational journey both formally and informally? How will your education affect your life, your community, your professional work, etc. as you go forward?
Please post your presentation under Discussion 9 where you should read and comment on your classmates’ presentations during Weeks 13 and 14 of the semester. The Presentation and Discussion are worth 20 points total.