“Style” The term “style” refers to each person who learns in a different way, using different strategies even though they have the same motivations as the other learning styles.
LEARNING STYLES VISUAL learners make up approximately 65 percent of the population. AUDITORY learners represent only 30 percent of the population. KINESTHETIC learners represent the remaining 5 percent of the population
VISUAL LEARNERS “AN IMAGE IS BETTER THAN THOUSAND WORDS! “
Visual Students They learn much better when they read or seen the information. For an instance: In a conference they have preference to read the photocopies or other kind of guide before an oral explanation.
Advantages and disadvantages Advantatges DisadvantatgesSupplement verbal instructions Information presented in the formwith an additional handout or of a lecture or through verbaldiagram discussion.Demonstrations that show the Excessive background noise canlearner how to complete a required quickly distract.task or assignment.Incorporate colorful and tangible An assigned task without specificlearning activities that include the instructions can be stressful anduse of flashcards, puzzles or posters. confusing.
Quotidian actions:• I try to visualize the word in my mind.• It’s difficult to follow a long conversation.• I usually use words like: look, imagine, etc.• I prefer visual than oral presentations. It is easier to understand with images, diagrams, time lines, etc.• I like reading descriptive paragraphs because I can imagine the action.
How can visual learners helpthemselves? Try to find diagrams, schematics, photographs or any other visual representation. Ask to your lecture, consult reference books, and see if any CD-ROM or video of the course material are available. Prepare a concept map by listing key points, enclosing them in boxes or circles, and drawing lines with arrows between concepts to show connections. Color your notes with a highlighter.
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