Lesson04Learning&LearningStyles

Lesson04Learning&LearningStyles - LESSON 4 Learning...

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LESSON 4 Learning And Learning Styles Dear Friends, This following lesson is going to explain you What is Learning? What are various styles of learning What is the process of learning. What are various theories of learning. What are principles of learning. And how learning can be made more effective . And hence you will be able to apply the above for live training session. Introduction: Before we discuss about learning and learning styles let us first understand how does knowledge of learning going to effect the training. Now we already know the TRAINING IS LEARNING PROCESS so understanding learning in detail will let us know how training can be more effective. By the end of this session you will be able to apply the concept of learning for training. What is Learning? Learning has been defined as a relatively permanent change in behavioral potentiality that occurs as a result of reinforced practice. The following elaborates on this basic definition: Learning is indexed by a change in behavior, which must be translated into observable behavior. After learning, learners are capable of performing something that they could not do before the learning experience. This change is relatively permanent, it is neither transitory nor fixed. The change in behavior need not occur immediately following the learning experience. Although there may be a potential to act differently, this potential may not be translated into a new behavior immediately. The change in behavior results from experience or practice. The experience or practice must be reinforced. Learning a subject seems to involve three almost simultaneous processes:
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First, there is acquisition of new information - often information that runs counter to or is a replacement for what the person has previously known. A second aspect of learning may be called transformation - the process of manipulating knowledge to make it fit new tasks. Transformation comprises the ways we deal with information in order to go beyond it. A third aspect of learning is evaluation - checking whether the way we have manipulated information is adequate to the task. Also, there is more than one type of learning. A committee of colleges and universities studied learning behaviors and broke learning into three main domains or Taxonomies . Knowing the type of knowledge, skill, or attitude that is discussed in the taxonomy will assist you in determining the instructional strategy . Learning Styles Just as every person is unique, so is every learner. But how much this uniqueness matters has been a great debate among educators, trainers, and psychologists. A learning style is a student’s consistent way of responding to and using stimuli in the context of learning. Some say that each student learns best using a learning strategy or method that best
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