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.
Recognized for their outgoing personalities, social learners work best when they have the opportunity to bounce ideas off their peers. These individuals enjoy collaborating within groups! They enjoy teaming up with others as much as possible. Social learners do well in e-learning courses with forums that allow them to participate in groups discussions and communicate effectively with other classmates. Tools such as group chats and message boards foster cooperation among course members and encourages teamwork.
Fun fact: Diverse social skills give these learners an uncanny ability to relate to others.
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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Go here to learn more about KINESTHETIC LEARNERS.
Go here to learn more about LOGICAL/MATHEMATICAL LEARNERS.