18 pages 36 minutes read

Matthew L. Sanders

Becoming a Learner: Realizing the Opportunity of Education

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 2012

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Essay Topics


According to the author, what role do grades play in the college experience? Do grades reflect the abilities of learners, or are they only necessary for “students?”


What does it mean to “take responsibility for your learning”? How might this translate into future careers? 


What might the author consider a successful college career? How does this differ from conventional discourse over the purpose of higher education?