Technology 's Affect On Learning Styles

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Technology 's Affect On Learning Styles Since the beginning of modern education, education and technology have been intertwined. Given that, it has only been recent that researchers have really made sense of how one learns. The idea of learning styles has been popularized in recent years in pop science, and psychology, assuming that each person has a unique novel learning method; but, given this information how can technology improve this ideal? To examine the effects of technology on learning styles one must understand what are the learning methods(styles) are, can teachers educated on learning styles improve their classrooms, how can educators and students use technology to improve their learning experience, and in all, what are the advantages of learning styles? In chapter five of ADD/ADHD Drug Free: Natural Alternatives & Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus Jacobelli,and Warson discuss the 7 leaning styles people tend to have, Logical-Mathematical, Bodily-Kinesthetic, Intrapersona, Interpersonal, Musical-Rhythmic, Visual-Spatial,Verbal-Linguistic, and Naturalist. Case in point, Visual-Spatial, a person with an innate sense of space, color, and design. These people tend to be visually inclined hints the name Visual-Spatia, and because of this, they learn best through visual stimulants, like, images, books, and graphs. Anyway, the most popularized examples of these learning styles, and most accepted by colleges, and teachers alike are Visual, Auditory, and
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