About This Chapter
Learning Processes & Styles - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, focus on the different learning processes students go through and the different styles they have. Some of the topics included in this chapter are:
- Effective learning strategies
- Cognitive processes in learning
- Perkins' Theory of Learnable Intelligence
- Learning styles
Follow informative text lessons and engaging videos, led by our instructors, that will provide you with the essential information on learning processes and styles. Practical lessons include examples and real-world situations to help you better understand how to use your knowledge of learning styles in the classroom. You can use quizzes throughout this chapter to check your understanding of the material, and you may use the exam at the end of the chapter to measure comprehension.
How It Helps
- Highlights effective learning strategies: You'll learn to define and use the essential strategies that will improve learning in your classroom.
- Illustrates examples: The examples included in this chapter will help you better understand how you can integrate these techniques.
- Improves engaging techniques: Techniques will show you how to improve your lesson plans by engaging students and making them feel more a part of your lessons.
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:
- Define learning, the types of learning and learning styles
- Demonstrate the theories related to the cognitive processes of the brain
- Teach using the multiple intelligences and learning styles
- Make your classroom more interactive and help students better engage
1. What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies
We all learn new things every day, but how is 'learning' defined in educational psychology? This lesson covers the definition of learning, different types of learning, and discusses learning styles.
2. Cognitive Processes in Learning: Types, Definition & Examples
Explore the cognitive processes your brain is going through right now to learn information. We'll define key terms and discuss the two leading theories.
3. Perkins' Theory of Learnable Intelligence
What is learnable intelligence? Find out in this lesson and learn to differentiate between the three types of intelligence described by David Perkins in his theory of learnable intelligence.
4. Multiple Intelligences & Learning Styles: Teaching Tips
Your classroom is likely to be filled with students who learn in very different ways. This lesson will introduce the concept of multiple intelligences and learning styles and offer tips for teaching students in this way.
5. Engaging Students in Learning
Students learn better and are happier when they are engaged with their learning. Teachers, too, enjoy their work more when students are engaged. This lesson offers you some ideas about how best to engage students in the learning process.
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