Essay on When I Was A Lecturer
‘Students learn in many ways— by seeing and hearing: reflecting and acting: reasoning logically and intuitively; memorising and visualising and drawing analogies and building mathematical models’.
Teaching styles also vary, some teachers lecture, some demonstrate and some involve students. Felder and Silverman go on to say:
‘How much a given student learns in a class is governed in part by that student’s native ability and prior preparation but also by the compatibility of his or her learning style and the instructors teaching style’.
Of course the way in which we learn at any particular time is governed by many things, our age gender, state of mind, whether we are tired or alert, have eaten or are hungry etc but it would then be fair to suggest that learning styles are important and I believe that more thought should be given to the way in which and individual learns because by having…