Your Learning Preferences - On-line learning style instruments

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Your Learning Preferences

On-line learning style instruments

The links presented below will direct you to on-line questionnaires which have been developed from research into how people learn. Set aside some time to complete these questionnaires and save your results. Browse through the associated material on the websites and in particular take note of the kinds of strategies you can adopt to facilitate your personal learning preferences.

The Felder-Silverman Index of Learning Styles
This instrument assess preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global) of a learning style model. Results/scores are based upon 44 questions.

VARK Learning Styles
Visual, Aural, Read/Write and Kinesthetic learning styles.

The Success Types Learning Style Type Indicator
This is based on the Myers Briggs Type Indicators (Extraversion, Introversion, Sensing, Intuition, Thinking, Feeling, Judging, and Perceiving). It includes an introduction and links to related Myers Briggs type indicators. Results/scores are based upon 28 questions.

DVC Learning Style Survey for College
This has a good introduction, four categories of styles (visual/verbal; visual nonverbal; tactile/kinesthetic; auditory/verbal), and a self-assessment web-based tool. Results/scores are based upon 32 questions.

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