by Cedar Riener and Daniel Willingham (from Change, The Magazine of Higher Learning, September/October, 2010). The Myth of Learning Styles. “There is no credible evidence that learning styles exist.” Much discussion in the literature related to style versus preference.
Different students have different modes of learning, and their learning could be improved by matching one's teaching with that preferred learning mode.
Students may have preferences about how to learn, but no evidence suggests that catering to those preferences will lead to better learning.Learning Styles Myth Debunked