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Learningtypesedu290

  1. 1. Learning Styles and Theories By: Dale Gunner
  2. 2. Types of Learning• Verbal Learners• Visual Learners• Kinesthetic Learners
  3. 3. Theories of Learning• Behaviorism• Constructivism• Cognitivism
  4. 4. Verbal Learners• Best understand spoken/written information• Have an advantage in classroom setting• Learn best through textbooks/lectures
  5. 5. Visual Learners• Digest information best through visual mediums• Visuals provide reinforcement for spoken word• Tend to struggle in certain areas
  6. 6. Kinesthetic Learners• Learn best through hands-on activities• Also enjoy activities with movement involved• Most kinesthetic learners excel in art-based jobs/careers
  7. 7. Behaviorism• Learning is meant to be process of responding to stimuli.• Focuses on responses to rewards/punishments• Task Based Learning
  8. 8. Constructivism• Learning requires acquiring/storing information• Learn through existing knowledge and experiences• Focuses on reasoning and problem- solving
  9. 9. Cognitivism• Learn through analyzing and applying• Influenced by engagement/participation• Also defined as social learning
  10. 10. Connections• Verbal is connected to constructionism and cognitivism• Visual learners are connected to the behaviorism theory• Kinesthetic shows some connections with cognitivism
  11. 11. Conclusion• Types*Verbal, Visual and KinestheticTheories*Behaviorism, Constructivism and CognitivismConnections
  12. 12. Bibliography• Johnnyholland.org/2011/06/learning-styles- the-cognitive-side-of-content/• Educationfact.com/blog/learning-styles- theories

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