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Maslow and the Hierarchy of Human Needs
Transcript of Maslow and the Hierarchy of Human Needs
The most urgent basic elements needed for survival.
We seek a sense of security
Involves feelings of affection.
- A clan
- A gang
Belongingness and Love
4a - Respect from others
Public recognition & acclaim
4b- Self Respect & Feelings
about the Self
A sense of competence
- Self Respect
Freedom for the fullest development of one's talents and capacities, or the achievement of ones full potential.
Moving beyond the self, to help others find self fulfillment and achieve their full potential.
Only a small percentage of individuals - Less than 1% of adults - truly reach the seventh and eighth levels of development.
I believe that human activity is motivated by an urge to satisfy a set of basic needs and growth needs.
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Maslows Ideas in the Classroom
You said that 5 minutes ago!
How much is the pie in the canteen?
I like π
- Each of you will be given a character with little or no description.
- Identify the level you are at on the Hierarchy.
- Provide a way to satisfy that need.
*Can be applied to education.
* Attention is on student’s basic needs, the affective or emotional aspects of their development and on motivation rather than academic achievement.
* The sequence of Maslow’s human needs does not always apply (The example of the Hero).
* Vagueness of terms such as ‘self-actualisation’ and the uncertainty of measuring its achievement.
Strengths and Limitations
Hierarchy of Human Needs
In this case, the hero's need for self-actualisation is stronger than his more basic need for safety.