VARK analysis paper_SKo.doc - Running head VARK ANALYSIS...

This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 6 pages.

Running head: VARK ANALYSIS PAPER1VARK Analysis PaperSangwon Steven KoGrand Canyon University: NRS-429VNJuly 2, 2017
VARK ANALYSIS PAPERVARK Analysis PaperWhen learning a new skill or idea, everyone has a different preference on how they like to have the information presented to them. While some people prefer visual aids, like presentations and pamphlets, others prefer audio and practical aids, such as lectures and demonstrations, respectively. There are many different evaluation tools out there to analyze a person’s learning style, one being VARK. Initially developed in 1987 by Neil Fleming, VARK is a questionnaire that shows users what their learning preference is (Fleming, 2017). The questionnaire consists of 16 questions andproduces a score that shows which of the four sensory modalities the user prefers. The acronym VARK stands for the four sensory modalities: visual, aural, read/write, and kinesthetic (Fleming, 2017). The results of the questionnaire may show the users preference to be one of the modalitiesor a combination of the modalities, which is called multimodal. This analysis will review the author’s learning preferences, compare the author’s learning strategies to the learning strategies suggested by the questionnaire, and discuss how knowing one’s learning preference can influence teaching and learning for the individual.The results of the questionnaire show that the author’s learning preference is a multimodal one with an emphasis on aural, read/write and kinesthetic modalities. The scores were 2 for visual, 11 for aural, 10 for read/write and 8 for kinesthetic, which suggest that the author prefers to learn by listening, reading and writing, with a hint of doing. Fleming states that

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture