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Week 2 journal: favourite Buddhist temple in Singapore

Andrew Wong

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 - 11:50:26 pm

@ Ola Señorita

I don’t have a favourite Buddhist temple in Singapore, but I do have one that I visit every year without fail, which is Bright Hill temple in Sin Ming.

My grandparent’s ashes are kept there, and my family will make a trip to Bright Hill temple every chinese new year to pay our respects by offering food and Read more →

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Week 1 journal: learning styles

Andrew Wong

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 - 11:34:43 pm

@ Ola Señorita

To be honest I think everyone is a combination of the 8 different learning styles, and perhaps it is better to identify particular areas in which you could improve on. For myself I could definitely improve on the natural and interpersonal aspects as I tend to feel uneasy when in jungles/away from the city, and can also be indecisive at Read more →

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Art History: Week II Journal– Favourite Buddhist Temple

Evangeline Ng

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 - 07:13:01 pm

@ Evangeline Ng

Foo Hai Chan Monastery

Foo Hai Ch’an Monastery (Chinese: 福海禅寺), is a Buddhist monastery in Singapore. The foundation was originally set up by Venerable Hong Zong of Taiwan. The present premises are located at Geylang, Read more →

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WEEK 1: Journal

Lin Chenyue

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 - 01:24:34 am

@ lin

There are many different methods to learn something. Everyone learns differently. For me, I feel that it’s easier to learn and understand the knowledge better through a more interactive way. For example, learning through images is better than reading wordy text for me. And a logically arranged content is easier to read than a random one. Besides, instead of purely Read more →

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Art History: Week I Journal

Evangeline Ng

Monday, Feb 08, 2016 - 01:22:28 am

@ Evangeline Ng

“Last week, we learned about different learning styles from Sir Ken Robinson. How do you learn best?”

Basically I took the easy way out by doing several surveys from websites such as Buzzfeed (http://www.buzzfeed.com/ashforduniversity/what-type-of-learner-are-you#.hr639EAX82), and education planner (http://www.educationplanner.org/students/self-assessments/learning-styles-quiz.shtml) Links attached so you can try it for yourself!

Anyway, results were mostly Visual!

“You’re a visual, or spatial, learner. Charts and graphs have Read more →

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Week 2 Journal - Favourite Buddhist Temple

Darrenjh

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 - 01:52:07 pm

@ Darrenjh

Question is: ” What is my favourite Buddhist temple in Singapore and why?”

Answer: Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple at Bugis

This temple draws back a lot of memories when I was a child, being a buddhist myself, my parents will often bring me over to worshipped the Kwan Yin  or Avalokitesvara , the bodhisattva associated with compassion. My parents, being a long term devotees, Read more →

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What kind of learner am I?

Gekkie

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 - 01:54:10 am

@ 風鳴る翼

Personally, i would think that I am a visual learner. When lessons or new things are being taught, if i wrote the things down, it will cause a better learning result. For one, i know that i can’t remember the huge amount of information in a short time for very long. If I were to read a textbook, i would Read more →

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Journal Week 1: How do you learn?

Fernandez Leong

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 - 04:28:01 pm

@ fleong005

I am a tactile/visual learner in equal percentage, which is what I found in a recent online test. The link is available here.

With descriptions and explanation from the website below, I am able to better understand the way I learn and how I can help myself learn better.

Tactile Learning:

You learn by touching and doing. You understand and remember things Read more →

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Week 1-2 Journal

pin

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 - 02:37:33 pm

@ A150046

Week 1

What kind of learner are you

Honestly, I never knew what kind of learner I was. I get different results every time I do some test and I feel that I learn differently when I have different moods. Right now, however, I took some quizzes -> link.

Linguistic 75% Intrapersonal 63% Visual-Spatial 58% Logical-Mathematical 50% Interpersonal 50% Musical 50% Naturalistic 25% Bodily-Kinesthetic 8%

-> link

Logical 20 Kinesthetic 16 Linguistic Read more →

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Week 1 - Journal

Darrenjh

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 - 12:37:43 pm

@ Darrenjh

Hi, Darren here. So, I took the test and here are the results.

For the definition:

Interpersonal – People Smart

You may be people smart. You will like to mix with other people and you will belong to lots of clubs. You like team games and are good at sharing. This is sometimes called being Interpersonal smart

2.  Visual/Spatial learner

You may Read more →

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