Do Learners REALLY Know What They Want?

Instructional design can be a controversial field. There are so many learning methods and theories out there. Education overall is constantly influenced by new technological trends and emerging research and cultural shifts.

How do you know which teaching strategy to follow? How do you know what will satisfy your end user, the learners you are trying to reach?

A 2013 paper by Paul A Kirschner and Jeroen JG van Merriƫnboer, Do learners really know best? Urban legends in education tackled three popular myths in education:

learners as digital natives learners have specific learning styles learners as self-educators (on the internet)

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