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Preferred Learning Style Inventory • Self-Assessment: How I Prefer to Learn • Page 210 • 15 minutes Thinking, Doing, Feeling and Innovating Learners Preferred Learning Style Inventory http://college.cengage.com/collegesurvival/shared/content/lsi/inventory.swf
Preferred Learning Style • Thinking Learners • Doing Learners • Feeling Learners • Innovating Learners
Thinking learners Motivating questions • Energized by questions that begin with “What” Preferred way of gathering information • Enjoy pondering facts and theories Preferred ways of discovering meaningful answers • Logical argument and facts What can you do if the teacher doesn’t teach your style? • Construct what, how, who, why & what if questions • Read all of your textbook assignments carefully
Doing learners Motivating questions • Energized by questions that begins with “how?” Preferred ways of gathering information • Doers enjoy taking action Preferred ways of discovering empowering answers • Doers honor objective testing of an idea When your instructor doesn’t teach to your preferred style: • Organize your lecture and reading notes in a step-by-step fashion, using outlines and study charts • Practice using the course information or skill outside of class
Feeling learners Motivating questions • Energized by questions that begin with “Why” or “Who” Preferred ways of gathering information • Enjoy personal connections and an emotionally supportive environment Preferred ways of discovering meaningful answers • Honor their emotions and seek answers that are personally meaningful When your instructor doesn’t teach to your preferred style: • Discover the value of this subject for you personally • Make friends with classmates and discuss the subject with them outside of class
Innovating learners Motivating questions • Energized by questions that begin with “What if?” Preferred ways of gathering information • Enjoy seeking new possibilities, imagining unseen futures Preferred ways of discovering empowering answers • Honor personal imagination and intuition When your instructor doesn’t teach to your preferred style • Construct “What if?” and “What else?” questions and search for their answers
Applying the Concept Identify which of the four learning preferences is being described. Innovating Learner Enjoys discovering and using intuition; prefers imagination to data and facts. Enjoys taking action and appreciates well-organized and well-documented information. Enjoys using analysis and logic; prefers facts and theories over emotion and intuition. Enjoys personal connections and supportive atmosphere. Doing Learner Thinking Learner Feeling Learner
Applying the Concept Which of the preferred learning preferences would be most comfortable with the instructors described below? Warm and caring; uses group work and interpersonal relating. Presents information step-by-step; uses demonstration and hands-on experience. Uses lectures, visual aids, textbook readings and logical thinking activities. Encourages creativity and experimentation; is flexible and allows independent work. Feeling Learner Doing Learner Thinking Learner Innovating Learner
Applying the Concept Identify which learning preference would benefit most from the following ways of adapting to different instructors. Thinking Learner Seek answers to “what?” questions and organize notes logically with outlines. Seek answers to “what if?” and “what else?” questions and organize notes with concept maps and pictures. Seek answers to “how?” questions and practice using course information outside of class. Seek answers to “who?” and “why?” questions and discover personal value for the course content. Innovating Learner Doing Learner Feeling Learner
Homework • Journal 24 – page 215 • Read Wise Choices in College • Writing – page 235 • Journals for 5th edition only: • 24
Study Guide • How the human brain learns • Preferred Learning Styles (Thinking Learners, Doing Learners, Feeling Learners, and Innovating Learners) • Making a course correction