Week 2 journal: favourite Buddhist temple in Singapore
Andrew WongWednesday, Feb 10, 2016 - 11:50:26 pm
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 →
Week 1 journal: learning styles
Andrew WongWednesday, Feb 10, 2016 - 11:34:43 pm
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 →
Art History: Week II Journal– Favourite Buddhist Temple
Evangeline NgWednesday, Feb 10, 2016 - 07:13:01 pm
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 →
WEEK 1: Journal
Lin ChenyueWednesday, Feb 10, 2016 - 01:24:34 am
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 →
WEEK 4 Journal: Reflection on Presentation
Feliciana NataliTuesday, Feb 09, 2016 - 10:55:59 am
Being the first group to present this semester was a challenge:We had only one week to prepare We had no idea what was the standard of the class We were quite busy at that time and it was pretty difficult to arrange a meeting for all of us to meet We were new faces to each other. We were lucky that we could Read more →
Art History: Week I Journal
Evangeline NgMonday, Feb 08, 2016 - 01:22:28 am
“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
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 →
What kind of learner am I?
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 →
Journal Week 1: How do you learn?
Fernandez LeongSaturday, Jan 30, 2016 - 04:28:01 pm
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.
You learn by touching and doing. You understand and remember things Read more →