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2: Knowing Yourself as a Learner
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- 2.0: Prelude to Knowing Yourself as a Learner
- 2.1: The Power to Learn
- 2.2: The Motivated Learner
- 2.3: It's All in the Mindset
- 2.4: Learning Styles
- Several decades ago, a new way of thinking about learning became very prominent in education. It was based on the concept that each person has a preferred way to learn. It was thought that these preferences had to do with each person’s natural tendencies toward one of their senses. The idea was that learning might be easier if a student sought out content that was specifically oriented to their favored sense.
- 2.5: Personality Types and Learning
- Much like learning styles, there have been a number of theories surrounding the idea that different personality types may prefer different kinds of learning. Again, this builds on the original learning style concept that people may have a single preference toward how they learn, and then adds to it that certain personality traits may determine which learning style a person prefers.
- 2.6: Applying What You Know about Learning
- 2.7: The Hidden Curriculum
- 2.8: Summary
- 2.9: Career Connection
- 2.10: Rethinking
- 2.11: Where do you go from here?