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<ul><li>Disability Group Learning Support (DGLS) </li></ul><ul><li>Week 1: Learning Styles and University 101 </li></ul>
<ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly DGLS topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction of group </li></ul><...
<ul><ul><ul><li>In this session on learning styles we will cover: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone has a p...
Getting information Your style <ul><li>You are in Rome.  You want to go from the hotel to a museum nearby.  You go to the ...
The new DVD player <ul><li>You have just bought a new DVD player.  The box describes all the amazing things it can do.  In...
Visual (seeing) <ul><ul><li>Learn best and remember information if seen or pictured in my head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Auditory (hearing) <ul><ul><li>Learn best and remember information if talked about  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explain </l...
Kinaesthetic  (touching or moving) <ul><ul><li>Learn best and remember information if involved in handling materials and d...
<ul><ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You should have an understanding of learning styles and...
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Follow these slides and by the end you should have an understanding of learning styles and your own mix of learning styles.

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  1. 1. <ul><li>Disability Group Learning Support (DGLS) </li></ul><ul><li>Week 1: Learning Styles and University 101 </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly DGLS topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction of group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web links for further information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Glossary of university terms also known as University 101 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><ul><li>In this session on learning styles we will cover: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone has a preferred learning style. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You can work with your strengths and develop weaker areas. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This self knowledge will assist you in learning at university. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Getting information Your style <ul><li>You are in Rome. You want to go from the hotel to a museum nearby. You go to the front desk where the hotel staff speak perfect English. </li></ul><ul><li>Can you listen to the directions? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you need to see a map? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you need to draw the map? </li></ul>
  5. 5. The new DVD player <ul><li>You have just bought a new DVD player. The box describes all the amazing things it can do. In order to learn to work the machine do you…. </li></ul><ul><li>Read the instruction manual before you plug it in? </li></ul><ul><li>Plug it in and read as you go? </li></ul><ul><li>Throw the instruction manual to the side and just figure it out? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Visual (seeing) <ul><ul><li>Learn best and remember information if seen or pictured in my head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use diagrams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use handouts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use demonstrations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use colour coding or highlighting </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Auditory (hearing) <ul><ul><li>Learn best and remember information if talked about </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repeat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use tapes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drama </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Kinaesthetic (touching or moving) <ul><ul><li>Learn best and remember information if involved in handling materials and doing something </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be practical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use three dimensional models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make things </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use tactile experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Move about </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You should have an understanding of learning styles and your own learning styles. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You should know where on Moodle you can find web links to explore this topic further. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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