Pair the 7 Learning Styles with Your LMS
Just like fingerprints, everyone has their own unique learning style. In an online learning environment, certain methods motivate one set of individuals while others have alternate preferences of digesting information. The key to understanding learning styles is finding a balance between them. A mix of various learning styles reinforces information from multiple angles, leading to increased comprehension and productivity.
Love for music and assorted sounds enables aural learners to relate e-learning course materials with life experiences. With their ability to recognize a specific song or jingle playing in the background of a movie or commercial, acoustics evoke strong emotion and connection to the content. Provide information voiceovers, audio/video syncing, and live web pages with videos directly in presentations to stimulate your aural learners in an online learning environment. Furthermore, encourage the use of sound recordings to help these learners visualize information in a clear manner.
Fun fact: The auditory learner remembers 75% of what they hear in a lecture.
Example: Video resources with clear audio components are a great way to help speak directly to these types of learners.
An article by eLearning Industry lists seven main styles of learning – visual, aural, verbal, physical, logical, social, and solitary. Many people fall into at least one category though it is not uncommon to learn in a variety of styles. Explore learning styles to find the most effective and useful solution for your LMS.
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