In; the past 3 years there has been a resurgence of interest in learning styles as applied to education generally and to professions education in particular. For all this activity there are difficulties preventing significant progress.
Discover what way you learn best with this fantastic "Learning Styles" chart! Do you learn through visual, musical/auditory, verbal, physical/kinesthetic, logical/mathematical, social, solitary, or a combination?
The Microsoft chairman and longtime donor to educational causes partners with Common Sense Media to launch a Web site that offers free apps, games, and curricula to teachers. Read this article by Dara Kerr on CNET ...
In short, while learning style has universal appeal, it has very little to do with learning. As Clark and Mayer (2003) said a few years ago:
“While various individual differences such as learning styles have received the attention of the learning community, research has proven that the learner’s prior knowledge exerts the most influence on learning”. (p. 27)
AnneMarie Cunningham's insight:
Geoff Norman debunked learning styles at #amee2013 - here is an editorial from 2009 .