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New approach to Grad school

posted Aug 13, 2010, 10:37 AM by Phil Spitze   [ updated Aug 13, 2010, 10:43 AM ]
In these very hot summer weeks, I've found myself struggling with my next class assignments.  I think the struggle sprouts from my past experiences as a student, where I was actively given lessons by someone in a teaching role.  Since my grad school classes are online and nearly 100% self-paced, there are no lessons being actively given.  I need to change my thinking and my approach.

While this may be obvious to most, it was not to me: grad school is about research and discovery.  Thus, my new approach is one of self-driven enlightenment and absorption of the material.  I think this is very accurate for most all grad school programs, but will hold especially true for my online classes in Buddhist Studies.  :-)

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