Your phrase about the process being priority over the product targets the heart of teaching students, especially in a global society. In today's world, students must be prepared to compete on a global level. Part of this involves preparing them to exercise their creativity, individuality, and leadership capability to name a few. According to Amutabi and others (as cited in Holst, 2006), "The world is currently in transition from one paradigm to another. The dominant paradigm has been that of modernization, and we would suggest that we are shifting to a new paradigm of globalization" (p. 43). The process should be the driving force to educate students in skill application that leads to them expounding on those skills and taking them to another level.
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