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  1. 1. The Basics
  2. 2. <ul><li>Learning style is simply defined by Stewart and Felicetti as </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ those educational conditions under which a student is most likely to learn. Thus, learning styles are not really concerned with ‘what’ learners learn, but rather ‘how’ they prefer to learn.” </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. *Visual Learners* <ul><li>Close eyes to create an image in the mind or recall information </li></ul><ul><li>Take numerous detailed notes during lectures, and sit in front to do so </li></ul><ul><li>Usually neat and clean in appearance </li></ul>
  4. 4. *Auditory Learners* <ul><li>Sit where they can hear, but may not actually pay attention </li></ul><ul><li>May wear mismatched clothing but can explain why, if asked </li></ul><ul><li>Learn best by reading out loud to others or self </li></ul>
  5. 5. *Kinesthetic Learners* <ul><li>Usually have strong feelings toward experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Use their hands when speaking and gesturing </li></ul><ul><li>Learn better by doing assignments hands-on </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Learning Styles Game Show!!
  7. 7. <ul><li>Little Susie asks Little Jimmy to study fire notes with her for their upcoming test. After studying for a couple of hours, Jimmy still doesn’t understand, he thinks he’d learn better by doing. What kind of learning style does Little Jimmy have? </li></ul>Little Jimmy is a kinesthetic learner!