Skeptic » Insight » The Myth of Learning Styles

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Learning styles are such a popular myth. Many teachers treat it as fact in spite of the fact there is no real evidence to support it. Skeptic » Insight » The Myth of Learning Styles. When I was working on … Continue reading

Tales of the Undead…Learning Theories: The Learning Pyramid | ACRLog

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute This is one of many theories I was given to study when I did my PhD. What we didn’t do was pick them apart or question whether or not they were reasonable. That would have made learning about them WAY … Continue reading

Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute This is an excellent summary of a few of the more popular myths. Check it out. Learning Theories Gone Wild – Urban Myths that Hurt Your Learning Designs. by Sharon Boller “People have different learning styles. We need to design … Continue reading

Thoughts on Ed Theories: Cognitive Load

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Forgive me, I come from Science. “Theory” means something different in science from what it means in education. It seems that in education we can label any notion we have about how things work as a theory – and then … Continue reading