Posts Tagged ‘learning’

My results on the test previously were interesting, big skew towards global (vs sequential) and reflective (vs active). Some of the stuff about how to cope with one style of instruction if you are the other style of learner were things I already do, some weren’t. Cool.

This next one goes into orientations, and I see this kind of thing as not stopping when folks leave college. I run into these three types over and over again on projects, and have evolved different strategies for dealing with the types when they are contributors. I should write up something about this from a Project Mgmt viewpoint.

RANDOM THOUGHTS – MEET YOUR STUDENTS: 3. MICHELLE, ROB, AND ART These three students illustrate what Entwistle[1] calls orientations to studying. Michelle has a meaning orientation, Rob a reproducing orientation, and Art an
achieving orientation. The characteristics of the orientations are as follows…


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Learning Styles

This looked interesting, and includes a little test you can take. Relevancy? We’re in a field where whether you’re a lion or a gazelle, when the sun comes up you’d better be learning, so every little bit helps…

ILS page The Index of Learning Styles is an instrument used to assess preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global)
of a learning style model formulated by Richard M. Felder and Linda K. Silverman. The instrument is being developed by Barbara A. Soloman and Richard M.
Felder of North Carolina State University.

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