Resources: Learning styles

10 resources found for "Learning styles"
An account of research into the anxiety pupils and students may experience when answering questions and presenting in whole class contexts, with a focus on the coping strategies the learners may employ
Paper that links with the powerpoint presentation given by Dr Julie Anderson at the ECER conference in Ghent (September 2007)
Editorial : Towards a new psychology of student learning
This is the editorial for the ESCalate newsletter issue 11, summer 2008 Towards a new psychology of student learning, written by Tony Brown, Director of ESCalate. It explores how psychodynamic theory offers an exploration of relational experience and the defences we use to cope with relations: with self and other and the ego's attempts at self-protection from stress and anxiety in the face of the unfamiliar. Arguing that with a wealth of...
Guide to innovation in teaching and learning
This guide is held in the Resources Database on the Higher Education Academy Web site. It summarises the results of an ESRC-funded study of innovations in teaching and learning in higher education
Primary trainees' reflection in action
This is a paper by Julie-Ann Edwards of the University of Southampton that forms part of the Initial Teacher Education resources section of the ESCalate website. This paper explores some of the reflective writing undertaken by trainees on a Primary PGCE course following small-scale classroom-based research as part of their work towards Masters level credits. Types of reflection evident are categorised and the frequency of these categories...
Problem Based Learning
This is part of the ESCalate Busy Teacher Educator Guides. Problem based learning (PBL) is a teaching strategy to promote self-directed learning and critical thinking through problem solving. This educational approach has become a distinct methodology (Barrows 2002) and has been widely adopted within medical education as the method of teaching. PBL is the focus of systematic reviews (Colliver 2000). Significant advancement in PBL curricula have...
Reflecting on reflection
The ESCalate workshop at the University of Gloucestershire on 16.1.09. presented by Chris Rigby from the University of Middlesex provoked an exciting range of ideas and inspirations from delegates. The download available here presents some of those ideas and invites colleagues to join the discussion. Reflection can be defined, it can be taught and it can be evaluated. A range of models can assist but the most important factor is that reflection...
Resources for storytelling
A set of resources for tutors and students produced by Jenny Moon and made available by ESCalate. It includes advice about developing the skills of storytelling and their transfer to disciplines such as education, media, marketing, leisure and tourism. There are lists of stories to use and develop, as well as web links to e-stories
Schooltoons - animation and creativity in education
Britta Pollmuller writes for the ESCalate Newsletter June 2010 about how animation work is a proven way to build self confidence in the learner's creative abilities. She believes strongly in the power of animation projects to support the development of literacy, numeracy and social skills in secondary school pupils. Here she details an ESCalate-funded project that enabled her to research into the role that animation can play in the curriculum
Using Blended Learning to Accommodate Different Learning Styles
This article was written by Eddie Gulc, Senior Adviser, Higher Education Academy to appear in the Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Subject Centre newsletter (LINK).Please note that the review of UK literature and practice undertaken on the undergraduate experience of blended e-learning for the Higher Education Academy will not be published on the website until 1 October.Many thanks to Eddie and HLST for premission to publish this article
Visual LearningLab
The main areas of activity of this Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning are: visual learning approaches such as interactive video conferencing, virtual reality, workplace simulations, 3-D animations, visual representations of complex concepts