Teaching around the learning cycle and different learning styles brings with it the need to rearrange the role that the person holds against students. Educational Role Profile (Kolb & Kolb, 2011) was created to help trainers understand the preferred teaching role and plan how they can adapt to a teaching around the learning cycle. Educational Role Profiles emerge as a combination of teaching role preferences, beliefs about teaching and learning, goals of the educational process, preferred teaching style and educational practices. Their educational role is not limited to individuals who are involved in formal classroom teaching.
This framework; It can be used for all individuals who have a teaching role at every stage of life, such as leader, coach, parent, friend.
The teaching role is a set of planned behaviors in response to the learning environment, including students and learning demands. Each teaching role encourages students to learn in an unparalleled way using an experience and a way of changing experience. In the role of facilitator, Trainers use concrete experience and reflective observation to help students get in touch and reflect on their own experiences. Subject experts use reflective observation and abstract conceptualization methods to help students connect the reflection and link it to the knowledge base. Students can provide models or theories to be used in later analysis. The standard determinant and evaluator role uses abstract conceptualization and active practice to help students apply knowledge to performance goals. In this role, trainers provide regular feedback by closely monitoring student performance according to the standards they set. Finally, the trainers, who adopt the coaching role, use concrete experience and active practice to mobilize students individually towards meaningful goals. These roles can be expressed in the face of the student in the form of knowledge centers across the application.
Educational Role Profile (ERP); Four roles are defined as facilitator, expert, assessor and coach. Trainers adopt these roles to help students maximize their learning capacity by passing through four stages of experiential learning.