The field of learning is dynamic. At all levels and all fields, practitioners want to provide
meaningful educational experiences for an increasingly diverse student population and set
of learning environments. But how is that done? How is that understood?
Knowledge is power.
Learning is a lifelong process.
Such sentiments are often heard when discussing the importance of education or learning
about new concepts. Often neglected are the processes of learning and effective approaches
Approaches to Learning
The three major approaches to learning are the behavioral approach, the cognitive
approach, and the constructivist approach, described as follows:
The behavioral approach to learning lies in the belief that learning is
What is a Learning Style?
Learning style generically refers to a learner's preference for a manner in which to encounter
and learn information. Traditionally, the most commonly known styles are visual, auditory,
and kinesthetic (movement); these are somet
Despite attending all of his classes and taking notes, John always comes to the night before
the exam not remembering any information. John attempts to "cram," and none of the
information even looks familiar to him despite the fact that he ha
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Unit 1: Institution Resources
1. Navigation through the Virtual Campus
2. Resources for Success
3. Learning Style and Personality Theories
4. Emotional Management and Intelligence
Student Success: Chapters 1