Humanism

To be human means different things to different individuals, students included. Humanism is learning focused on the individual. Humanism stresses growth and the realization of potential. Humanism also focuses on how individuals acquire their emotions, attitudes, beliefs, and values. An instructor must meet the needs of a large and diverse group of learners.

Teachers must realize that students are individuals, each has needs that must be met. These needs may be in the form of learning styles, motivation, or emotional stresses. As instructors finding a way to reach individual students is one of our paramount tasks.

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All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization. – Abraham Maslow

Maslow's hierarchy

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