Learning styles classify the different ways people learn and approach information. Commonly a person is classified as either a visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learner. It is important to know your learning style preference in order to approach learning in a way that best meets your needs.
"They that know how to learn know enough." - Arthur C. Clarke
To discover and read about your learning style, take a look at the following resources.
Discover Your Learning Style
Take this short self-assessment to see whether you are a visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learner!
VARK Learning Style Indicator
The original version of the VARK (Visual, Auditory, Read/Write, Kinesthetic) questionnaire is available on-line and by paper form. The VARK helps you to discover your preferences for the way you work with information.
Multisensory Learning Strategies
Use this resource as a way to learn more about the specific strategies you can incorporate into your studying and learning in order to become a more successful student! This resource includes strategies for visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and read-write learners.
Index of Learning Styles Inventory
This more in-depth self-assessment will help you identify some of your learning preferences. The inventory assesses your preference in regards to the following types of learners: active-reflective, sensing-intuitive, visual-verbal, and sequential-global. Following the inventory is a detailed description of how to strategically use your strengths to become academically successful!
This version of the VARK (Visual, Auditory, Read/Write, Kinesthetic) questionnaire is intended for athletes. The purpose of the self-assessment is to help you discover your preference for the intake and output of information. At the end of the questionnaire, there is a complete description of each learning preference.