Learning Theories and Styles

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Learning Theories and Styles Theories of learning Many theories on how people learn have been discussed and explored in the field of teaching. These approaches are considered to ideal depending on the targeted audience and the goals sought on delivery of the information. Learning according to ADDIN EN.CITE Burns1995239Burns (1995)2392396Burns, R. The adult learner at work,.1995SydneyBusiness and Professional Publishing HYPERLINK l "_ENREF_2" o "Burns, 1995 #239" Burns (1995), is a change in behavior that is permanent. The change that Burns envisages in learning is related to those internal processes as emotions, attitudes and thinking and also eternally observable activities. Burns notes that the observable behaviors are likely not to be manifested until after delivery of the information has taken place. The core purpose of understanding theories of learning is to appreciate that teacher and students have different approaches to adapting to and learning the contents. This understanding facilitates, acquisition of knowledge on a practical and cognitive level. This paper looks at the theory of learning given by ADDIN EN.CITE Kolb1984238Kolb (1984)2382386Kolb, D.A. Experiential Learning: experience as the source of learning and development. 1984New Jersey Prentice Hall HYPERLINK l "_ENREF_5" o "Kolb, 1984 #238" Kolb (1984) and ADDIN EN.CITE Honey P.1982240Honey P. and Mumford (1982)2402406Honey P., Mumford, A.The Manual of Learning Styles1982LondonPeter Honey
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