Presentation on theme: "Learning styles Different people have different approaches…."— Presentation transcript:
1Learning stylesDifferent people have different approaches….
2Objectives Why learning styles 1 Honey and Mumford learning styles The questionnaireScoring the questionnaireWhy learning styles 2A practical exercise
3Why 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.
5Honey and Mumford learning styles ActivistReflectorTheoristPragmatist
6Activists 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
7Reflectors Take time to think it through Consider all angles and implicationsListen to othersUncomfortable in unplanned situationsNeed information to work onDislike deadlines
8Theorists Logical Rational Analytical Objective Perfectionist Restricted lateral thinkingDon’t like uncertaintyDon’t like subjectivity
9Pragmatists 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