What do learning styles theories have to offer?

A number of educationalists have suggested that students learn in different ways and that, as teachers, we have a responsibility to establish what these different learning styles are and vary our teaching to accommodate them. Various models have been put forward and a common approach is to classify learners according to their varying degrees of preference for visual, aural, reading and writing or kinaesthetic forms of learning (Hawk & Shah, 2007).

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One Comment on “What do learning styles theories have to offer?”

  1. […] versions of differentiation, students may be given different tasks due to some conception of their ‘learning styles’. However, the data from the survey relates to the specific practice of giving different students […]


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