Models of learning styles

If a student appears to be struggling with information or techniques, a place to begin may be taking another look at how the information has been conveyed, and trying to determine if another method of delivery might allow a student to learn more successfully.

The concept of learning styles is based on many factors that include the individual, the context in which an individual learns, and the teaching-learning process.

On the next three pages we will look at three different models of learning styles:

  • Newble and Entwistle (1986)
  • Kolb Learning Cycle
  • VAK learning styles