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Learning Styles and Mindsets: Learning styles and Mindsets

Learning Styles and Mindsets

Learning Styles and Mindset Presentation

Learning Theories

Key Points of Mindset Theory

In her book, "Mindset," psychologist Carol Dweck says that success comes from having the right mindset rather than intelligence, talent or education.

People with a fixed mindset believe that they're born with certain intelligence, skills and abilities that cannot change. As a result, when they fail at a task or face a challenge, their fear that they might not succeed often stops them from progressing.

People with a growth mindset, however, embrace challenges because they believe that they can learn from experiences, develop their skills, and improve with practice – all of which can lead to greater achievement.

Learning Styles

VARK is one of the methods that has been created to identify the different learning approaches. The different learning styles are identified as:

Visual learn from looking at information such as diagrams and videos
Auditory learn from listening to information such as lecture recordings and podcasts
Read/Write learn from written information such as books and handouts
Kinaesthetic learn from being physically involved in a task such as demonstrations and case studies
Multimodal do not have a strong preference towards one particular learning strategy and use different learning styles according to the learning experience

Click on the link below to access the VARK questionnaire and answer the questions to identify your preferred learning approach.

VARK Questionnaire

Videos on Mindsets

Video About Growth Mindset

            This video is a summary of the Carol Dweck book..                                                                                                                                                                       

Books on Learning Styles and Mindsets

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