—Inscription in the forecourt of the Temple of Apollos at Delphi
Building self-awareness in people through helping them understand the relation between what they feel, think, and act, and their impact on others, is a crucial step toward their greater personal and professional competence.
Julia: I see this as a learning outcome, rather than a learning principle. Why is it listed as a principle?
You have a good point. We can see self-awareness as a goal, and many learning situations aim at it, that is, therapy sessions, self-help groups, coaching relationships, and self-development programs. The reason it is raised to the level of a learning principle is based on the extreme importance ...