HURIER Listening Self Assessment Essay example
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Your F. Name Professor Name Course 22 January 2012 HURIER Listening Self Assessment It was interesting to uncover the areas of listening in which I needed to improve out of the basic six components of listening that the textbook identified including Hearing, Understanding, Remembering, Interpreting, Evaluating and Responding.


However, my actual lowest area was Interpreting rather than Evaluating which came in next to last. I guess I knew myself better than I realized and can recognize that I am good at remembering and recalling but have other areas to work on. In actuality, I recognize that I am good at remembering things and as far as my educational setting, I am definitely better at listening than I am a visual learner. When scoring myself on the HURIER self-assessment of listening, I was hard on myself. I never gave myself a single five-point score on any of the questions which correlated with the “almost always” answer. However, I also never gave myself a one-rating on anything either which correlated with “almost never.” My scoring instead, I mostly gave myself primarily '4' ratings that coordinated with the “usually” response. I think in some ways that not giving myself any '5' ratings indicates that I acknowledge that I am not the best listener, and I would guess hardly anyone would be so hard on themselves to honestly say that they “almost never...” do something (whatever that something is) in accordance to listening. ...
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