ASE1 TUX101 Learning Theories & the Benefits to Higher Education

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Learning Theories & the Benefits to Higher Education

VARK/Learning Styles
Case: Review some theories pertaining to learning and how individuals learn. If you have not already done so, review the Andragogy and Learning Styles information on the Background page of the module.

Review tips relating to your VARK preferred learning. Accessed September 12, 2013
1. After submitting the Learning Style Assessment, complete the following right side of the chart in an essay form. Be sure to use the idea prompts in the left column to write your responses in the right column. This chart is modeled off of the Cornell note-taking strategy. This strategy can help you organize your thoughts and essays throughout your time at Trident. This serves as a basic outline of the essays you will write at Trident.
Key words, phrases or questions Complete the chart by discussing the bullet points within each box
Assignment Introduction on Learning Style:

a? An opening sentence that grabs readersa attention and encourages them to want to read on. This might be a powerful anecdote, a lively quotation, a story, or even a question. The opening sentence does not have to reveal the main point (or even topic) of the essay.
a? A brief summary of the topic. The necessary background information can typically be provided in 3a 5 sentences.
a? A concise thesis statement at the end of the paragraph. A thesis is one sentence and states the main point of an essay. A thesis is never in the form of a question.
a? Helpful hint: Review the rest of the questions on this chart to help formulate an introduction.
VARK
a? What is your preferred learning style? Explain what your
a? learning style means in 4-7 sentences.
Behaviorism
a? Describe Behaviorism. What is similar or different between Behaviorism and your preferred learning style? (4-7 sentences)
Cognitivism
a? Describe Cognitivism. What is similar or different between Behaviorism and your preferred learning style? (4-7 sentences)

Constructivism
a? Describe Constructivism. What is similar or different between Behaviorism and your preferred learning style? (4-7 sentences)
Action Plan
a? What strategies will you employ to use your learning preferences in an online environment.

Conclusion
a? Summarize main points of essay in 3-5 sentences.
a? Restate the thesis in an original, though concise manner.
a? Suggest further study of the issue that has not been addressed in the essay.


The VARK Questionnaire Results
Your scores were:
a? Visual: 10
a? Aural: 12
a? Read/Write: 13
a? Kinesthetic: 10
You have a multimodal (VARK) learning preference.

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