Preferred Learning Styles

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What are preferred learning styles? Describe some preferred learning styles. There are three basic types of learning styles. The three most common are visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic. To learn, we depend on our senses to process the information around us. Most people tend to use one of their senses more than the others. Today's lesson will help you determine which of these learning styles you rely on the most. There is a series of 16 questions that are related to the three main learning styles. Read the question and select the answer that closest fits your answer. Don't think about the questions too much. Go with your first choice. After you answer each of these questions, just click on the submit button at the bottom of the page. If you are connected to the internet, the computer will evaluate the results and display how many of each answer you selected. Once the computer has evaluated your answers, it will show your primary learning style. Sometimes people have two or three that all have about the same number of choices. Some people depend on two or more types of learning styles. It is not unusual to use different learning styles for different tasks. That's why people can respond so differently to the same thing. |Visual Learners | This style involves the use of see or observed things, including pictures, diagrams, demonstrations, displays, handouts, films, flip-charts, etc. Visual learners: • are usually good at spelling • remember faces but many forget names • need a quite environment to study in • like colour • understand and like charts • are good at remembering things that they read or seen • have difficulty retaining what they hear • think in pictures/images •

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