Welcome to this first topic on learning and cognition. This topic will introduce you to the different aspects of
learning and to how learning takes place. It also refers to different teaching
styles that can be adopted to cater for different learning styles and levels of
learning that learners have. Furthermore, you will get familiar with the nature
of learning and how learners can effectively be engaged in learning.
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Topic learning outcomes
After this topic you should be able to:
- describe the levels of cognition;
- describe different learning styles;
- demonstrate understanding of the concepts of learning and cognition;
- use concepts of learning and cognition in your class practice to enhance learning.
1.1 Definitions, types and processes of learning and cognition