The Vark Learning Style -Kinesthetic-Apa Style

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There are four different types of VARK learning styles, Visual, Aural, Read/Write, and Kinesthetic. The VARK Learning assessment aims to determine the best way an individual learns, but can also be seen through as an individual’s personality, and behavior in everyday life. The VARK learning style assessment has assessed this student as a kinesthetic learner. Now that we know this students learning style we can go over the Kinesthetic Learning Style, this type of learner is known as the active learner. She learns best not from explanation or direction; but from simply just doing it. The Kinesthetic Learning Style is what we are going to discuss in this paper. We are going to define exactly what kinesthetic learning is. Additionally, we will also discuss the pros and cons of being an Active Learner; and how to best work with an active learner. So, by now you are asking yourself "What exactly is the Kinesthetic Learning Style?", "What does being an Active Learner Mean?” let’s start off with what exactly is a Kinesthetic Learning style. The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia Britannica (2014) says Kinesthetic is only an adjective of Kinesthesia and defines it as a sense mediated by receptors located in muscles, tendons, and joints and stimulated by bodily movements and tensions; also : sensory experience derived from this sense. To explain, the Kinesthetic Learning Style, "Learning comes through touching and physical sensation. Thinking is anchored by movement, and touch, often three-dimensional, and usually all or nothing type of understanding of concepts. Demonstration or application works better than words to illustrate ideas." (Learning Styles, p. 71) . Now we know that we can understand that the kinesthetic learner is a more of doer that would rather take action and learn something, or find a solution problem. According to (Prithishkumar IJ,Michael SA, p. 2)

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