Learning Styles Essay

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Running head: LEARNING STYLES Learning Styles Team B Everest University SLS 1105-32M Strategies for Success Judy Starr March 28, 2012 Learning Styles Most people recognize that not everyone learns the same as the next person and many people have a preference of what learning style or technique works best for them. Learning styles group common ways that people learn. Many people have a mix of styles they use for learning. Some people might find they have a more dominant style they use for learning, with far less use of the other styles. Some people might use one style for one situation and another for an entirely different circumstance. No matter what the style is, there is no right mix. Nor is any style fixed. By recognizing and understanding your own learning styles, you can use techniques better suited to you. This improves the speed and quality of your learning. The learning styles that we have been describing have been given the following names. VISUAL LEARNERS READING/WRITING LEARNERS AUDITORY LEARNERS KINESTHETIC LEARNERS Your learning styles have more influence than you may realize. Your preferred styles guide the way you learn. They also change the way you internally represent experiences, the way you recall information, and even the words you choose. We will explore these styles further. Have you ever read something and tried to see in your mind how it looked or its shape? You have a visual/graphic learning style. Recalling pictures, diagrams, or slideshows while taking a test means you visually learned the material. Learning by sight is probably one of the most common learning styles. Educators often use visual aids to teach, because students often understand the material better. Being able to see what has been being talked about in the class all week, makes learning easier for a visual learner. While attending school, you go to

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