Five Mental Powers of the Buddhism Concept: Application of Educational Development for Nursing Students in 21st century learning

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Nowadays 21st century learning emphasizes on human thought and analysis to enhance the inspiration of learners to solve the problems and team work knowledge.This will help the learners for transferability of knowledge and skills. According to Buddhist epistemology which emphasized the learners to develop their wisdom from supreme practice or enactive transforming that upper level than both reading and listening (elementary practice) and analysis (intermediate practice). Enactive transformation occurred with development of confidence, energy or effort, mindfulness and concentration as five mental power of the Buddhism. However the Students were five problems to identify those were 1) Analysis process 2) Consciousness in learning 3) Deep understand on themselves 4) Self-regulation and 5) Faith and goal: learning outcomes

The instructor applied the concept of five mental power to develop the educational. There were: 1) Confidence: select/develop the learning media to promote the learner’s faith to self-regulation. 2) Effort: develop tools and guideline to help the learner got mindfulness and concentration by searching for both deduction and induction method. 3) Mindfulness: provide and verify the learner’s outcome which develop their consciousness to self-awareness and meaningful discovery learning. 4) Concentration: Communicative didactic dialogues to emphasize the communicative skill and questioning method to stimulate their thinking process and linked to analysis. 5) Wisdom: prepare the real experience from the real situation to promote the linked skill knowledge that gave rise to the higher wisdom


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