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Chapter 1 Discovering and Using Your Learning Styles A Tale of Two Brains Video A Tale of Two Brains Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuMZ73mT5zM
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Chapter Objectives Identify your preferred cognitive learning style and describe learning strategies you can use to utilize your preferred learning style and strengthen your other modalities. Identify your linear- or global-learner tendency and describe how it affects the way you process information. Define the term intelligences and describe the common characteristics of each of Howard Gardner’s eight intelligences.
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$1 Activity One person volunteers to leave the room, knowing they will get a $1 to keep Class hides the $1 in class Volunteer returns to search for $1 bill Class can clap when volunteer gets close to help them locate the $1 How did the volunteer use AVK to locate $1? How difficult would it have been to locate if volunteer only used one learning style modality? Moral to the story: When learning new info if you activate 2-3 of the learning modalities AVK, instead of using only one, it will increase your retention and reduce study time
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Three Cognitive Learning Styles The term cognitive learning styles refers to the general way people prefer to have information presented in order to problem solve, process, learn, and remember new information. Learning styles reflect learning style preferences. Visual Learners Auditory Learners Kinesthetic Learners
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Benefits of Understanding Your Learning Style You will be able to: Understand how you best learn new information. Select study strategies that capitalize on your strengths as well as strategies to strengthen other modalities. Identify reasons learning at times is difficult. Recognize ways to adjust your learning approaches. Understand that learning is an individualized process that you can control in many ways.
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Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic Inventory Scoring and Discussion
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Factors that Affect the Development of Your Learning Style Preferences Innate abilities and strengths Neurological make-up Interests Educational background and training Personal experiences and successes Learning environment and opportunities Cultural and family influences
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