Presentation on theme: "Learning styles Different people have different approaches…."— Presentation transcript:
1 Learning stylesDifferent people have different approaches….
2 Objectives Why learning styles 1 Honey and Mumford learning styles The questionnaireScoring the questionnaireWhy learning styles 2A practical exercise
3 Why learning styles? The underpinning concepts: Learners are intrinsically different and have different preferred learning styles.Teaching is a purposeful intervention with the aims of promoting learning and causing learning to happen.
5 Honey and Mumford learning styles ActivistReflectorTheoristPragmatist
6 Activists The here and now Just do it Jump in at the deep end Have a goAct without thinking it throughDon’t like preparationGet bored easily
7 Reflectors Take time to think it through Consider all angles and implicationsListen to othersUncomfortable in unplanned situationsNeed information to work onDislike deadlines
8 Theorists Logical Rational Analytical Objective Perfectionist Restricted lateral thinkingDon’t like uncertaintyDon’t like subjectivity
9 Pragmatists Does it work in practice? Like linking the theory to the problemLike to tackle it straight awayEnjoy coaching and feedbackDon’t like open ended discussionsNeed clear guidelinesNeed immediate reward