Informational Essay

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Informational Essay
Learning styles can be looked at in several ways. We will see this through the eyes of three different authors along with three different articles. Can Generations Xers Be Trained ?, by Shari Caudron, A Tale of Four Learners, by Bernice McCarthy, and Improving the Dietary Patterns of Adolescents Using a Computer-Based Approach, by Krista Casazza and Michele Ciccazzo, we will discover that there are many ways to learn the use of different styles and methods of learning. The authors of each of the three essays use tools and patterns for their purpose to work their learning styles in the setting that relates to a certain group of people that can be comparable and different. We will look at the three authors information stating how their styles are beneficial in today’s world and compare their similarities and differences.

The first article, Can Generations Xers Be Trained? by Shari Caudron refers to the type of language that needs to be used today rather than language from the baby boomer era. The training needs to be geared towards the changing America, which will help with communication. A lot of companies are favoring this sort of training, which seems to work well for all ages, especially for the upcoming generation. Generation Xers, today’s generation, can get bored with informational training and might not want to work for that particular company. Generation Xers want to take the information learned and apply it to the workplace. They get a lot of their information from the computer. Caudron said, “Many, if not most, grew up with computers at home, in school, and at arcades on weekends, so they are amazingly technoliterate.” Can Generation Xers Be Trained? article refers to the generation known as “latchkey kids”. While both parents work they find themselves learning to be independent and solving problems on their own. This generation is used to pressing a button and having an instant outcome, so learning needs to be entertaining....
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