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The third step, capturing, typically involves taking notes on the learning experience to increaseunderstanding and retention.The fourth step is to review your notes, to help solidify the learning and to prepare for repeating the cyclein the next class or reading assignment.People have natural learning preferences, affecting how they learn best, such as learning by reading, bylistening, by seeing, by doing, and by feeling.Students should learn how to use their own learning style to their best advantage while also becomingflexible and working to develop other learning styles.Because your learning style may not match your instructor’s teaching style, you need to be flexible andwork to develop new learning strategies essential for college success.
CHE CK POI NT E XERCI SE SName an activity from which you generally learn very well.Name a type of learning experience you may have difficulty with.2.How would you describe your personal learning style?3.If you experience a situation in which your personal learning style seems to clash hopelessly withan instructor’s teaching style, what is your best course of action?For the activity above, list at least two strategies you can use to improve your learningeffectiveness when in that situation next time.1.Number each the following actions to put them in the correct order of the four steps of thelearning cycle:oReview your class notes to make sure you understand.oListen carefully to what your instructor says.oPrepare for today’s class by looking over your notes on the reading you did for today.oTake effective notes.
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Saylor URL:Saylor.org144.02Types of ThinkingLEARNINGOBJECTIVESSo what are the various types of thinking skills, and what kind things are we doing whenwe apply them? In the 1950s, Benjamin Bloom developed a classification of thinking skillsthat is still helpful today; it is known as Bloom’s taxonomy. He lists six types of thinkingskills, ranked in order of complexity: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis,synthesis, and evaluation.Figure 3.2 "Types ofThinking Skills"outlines each skill and what is involved in that type of thinking, as updatedby Lorin Anderson and David Krothwohl.[1]1.Understand that there are different types of thinking.2.Identify how each type of thinking contributes to learning.
Saylor URL:Saylor.org15Figure 3.2Types of Thinking Skills
Saylor URL:Look at the lists of things you actually did in each case. Notice that there are certain verbs that apply toeach skill set. When you see those verbs as a prompt in an assignment or an exam, you will know what kindof thinking the instructor expects from you.Table 3.1 "Thinking Verbs"lists some of the mostcommon verbs associated with each thinking skill.TABLE 3 . 1T H INKING VE RB SSaylor.org16

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