The Blind Leading the Blind: What If They're Not All Visual or Tactile Learners?
St. John's University - School of Law
James B. Levy
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad College of Law
Legal Writing Institute, Vol. 22, No. 2, Spring 2008
St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-0129
NSU Shepard Broad Law Center Research Paper No. 08-010
Are you assuming that because the majority of law students in your classes are visual and/or tactile learners because they have grown up using computers, and we see students using computers all the time? If so, then implicit is this assumption is that learning styles are determined by environmental factors alone or that students' awareness of strengths lead them to capitalize on their personal learning styles. This article challenges these assumptions and suggests teaching approaches to reach students' diverse learning styles.
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Date posted: April 18, 2008