In this module, you will learn about the attitudes and mindsets of successful academic scholars. You will explore how developing a growth mindset leads to better academic performance and will begin to associate grit and resiliency with overcoming difficulty and working through failure. These are valuable first steps for developing your skills as a lifelong learner and will help to frame the choices you make as you progress through your degree and career.
At the end of the module, you should be able to:
Differentiate between a struggle and a challenge
Shift your perception from struggle to challenge
Define grit and resilience in relation to working through failure
Recognizethe difference between a growth and a fixed mindset
Associate having a growth mindset with the ability to persevere/overcome difficulties
Apply grit strategies to overcome academic challenges