Using the right teaching and learning strategies can help create an experience that addresses your audiences' needs and will make your program participants eager to implement change. Learning styles of participants varies but research has shown learning style preferences themselves are not as important as ensuring the content of your educational programs are of high quality, tailored to the needs of your audience, and developed with your specific audience in mind.
This executive summary will provide a high-level overview of the wide variety of learning styles and provide examples of educational strategies that can be used to appeal to a diverse set of learners.
This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.