TITLE

LEARNING PREFERENCES

AUTHOR(S)
Dunn, Juli
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Olympic Coach;Fall2008, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the concept of learning preferences. According to the author, the interaction between coach and athlete is similar to what happens in the classroom between teacher and student, the main difference is the role that time plays in physical-performance tasks versus knowledge-acquisition tasks. Visual, Audio, Read/Write and Kinesthetic (VARK) inventory shows that learning preferences can enhance coaches' and athletes' motivation and skill acquisition.
ACCESSION #
35341667

 

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