There’s a lot of talk about learning styles on the web—in fact, I wrote a blog entry about one of the common learning styles a couple months ago. But why does knowing your learning style really matter? Today, I’ll highlight a few reasons why you should care about your learning style. First, a little more about learning styles.... Continue +
I recently came across a post by Randall Shirley on the WorldWideLearn site that outlines seven strategies for distance (or online) learning. Each one of the strategies touches on important contributors to success and are worth repeating here: Set goals. Set a timeline for completing your degree with goals to achieve along the... Continue +
There are three types of learning styles: auditory, visual, and tactile. According to some reports, only 5 percent of learners are identified as tactile learners. While the percentage is small, considering how many learners there are in the world today,  there are still millions of people who find themselves most engaged when... Continue +
Let’s face it—most of us have been out of school quite a long time. The prospect of returning to school can be exciting, and a bit scary. Especially if the last time you were in school you sat behind a desk and are now looking at your computer, wondering how it’s all going to work.  Well, don’t worry.  We’re here to help calm... Continue +
Learn by Touching
Running with the theme from earlier this week regarding study tips for auditory learners, I did not want to leave out our tactile/kinesthetic friends to! Below you can find some study strategies that are helpful for those learners who learn best with their hands and by “doing”: ● Hold the book/module/chapter in your hand while... Continue +
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