Higher Ed: Different Learning Styles - Myth or Helpful Tool?

Dec 4, 2016

Do you sense that you understand things better when you read them or hear them? Do you learn better via words or images? Are there really even different learning "styles" at all? In this week's episode of KUT's podcast Higher Ed, KUT's Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger explore a listener's question about learning styles.


A listener wrote in wondering what Ed thinks about different learning styles. Some research supports the existence of different learning styles; some indicates that concept is a myth. Click here to hear Ed and Jennifer delve into different learning styles and whether students benefit from knowing how they learn best. You'll also hear the latest puzzler; it comes from a universe where three = 1/2 of five. No, really.... in this world it can!

This episode was recorded on November 22, 2016.

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