Describe a successful as well as a less successful learning experience. Discuss them both in
relation to the outcomes with particular attention to how you felt as a learner.
A learning experience can be said to be and not limited to all activities that learners engage in
while learning something new. this activities may include instructor led teaching, interaction
with the instructor or other students, reading, visiting website, taking a quiz, working on an
assignment, working in a team on a project e.t.c.
A successful learning experience is whereby it is characterized by leaner’s engaging in activities
that optimize them both in time and effectiveness, leaning effectiveness is measured by mastery
of a body of knowledge and ability to apply the knowledge in increasingly challenging ways, this
may also be characterized by hybrid learning this means a mix of online learning activities and
quizzes with instructor led teaching, demonstrations and face to face project team collaboration.
With the advance in technology and more so online learning, the following may accelerate
successful learning experience; the role of instructor changing from being the sage on stage to
coach on the side, the learning activities are also flexible allowing students self direction to guide
their learning. The students in this mode are guided through various learning activities, learner’s
activities are structured to guide and help them focus on what to do rather than how to do. The
coach and mentors have visibility into each student’s progress and where they may be having
Whereas this shows the successful learning experience among students, in most cases also their
depict less successful experience among students, this experience may be characterized by a
situation where students expectations and needs are barely met by the teachers or the structures
in various field of education, majorly a less successful learning experience is where learners
clear or finalize their education without relevant skills, competences and attitudes necessary to
prepare for life and work.