NADC: Engaging Students through Enhanced Lectures,
the VARK Learning Modes, and Cooperative Learning

Rick Dollieslager for Cengage Learning

November, 2011

the learning pyramid

Death by Power Point

Engaging the Visual, Aural, Read/write and Kinesthetic Learning Modes

Visual Learning Mode

  • Previewing vocabulary visually with Wordles. It's easy to do: Just go to, then copy and paste vocab. from PPts. or teacher's electronic supplements.

Aural Learning Mode

Read/Write Learning Mode

Kinesthetic Learning Mode

Your Turn! Let's use the VARK learning strategy handouts to plan lessons for parts of Chapter IX: 45 minutes

Wrap up and evaluation: 15 minutes