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Unformatted text preview: Learning Styles Now that you have been in school for a few years, you should be able to determine the method by which you learn. These methods are called “learning styles”, and they will be an important part of your learning process. The three primary learning styles are visual, auditory, and tactile. Many people use a combination of these to learn. Others learn best by using just one, and without that one method things just don’t make any sense to them. That’s why it is important for you to understand what learning styles are all about. Learning Style Quiz In this quiz, you will be asked some questions that will help determine your learning style. Don’t spend too much time thinking about the answers. Just select the first answer that comes to mind, and circle a, b, or c. This quiz will take about ten minutes. 1. What kind of book would you like to read for fun? a. A book on National Parks that has lots of pictures in it b. A novel or mystery with lots of detailed descriptions or conversations c. A book with word searches or crossword puzzles 2. When you are not sure how to spell a word, what are you most likely to do? a. Write it down to see if it looks right b. Spell it out loud to see if it sounds right c. Trace the letters in the air (finger spelling) 3. You’re out shopping and you’re waiting in line to pay for some new clothes you just picked out. What are you most likely to do while you are waiting? a. Look around at other clothes on the racks b. Talk to the person next to you in line c. Fiddle around with your money or sway back and forth 4. When you see the word “c-a-t”, what do you do first? a. Picture a cat in your mind b. Say the word “cat” to yourself c. Think about being with a cat (petting it or hearing it purr) 5. What’s the best way for you to study for a test? a. Read the book or your notes and review pictures or charts b. Have someone ask you questions that you answer out loud c. Make up index cards that you can review 6. What’s the best way for you to learn about how something works (like a car or a computer or a lawn mower)? a. Watch a movie or a demonstration about it b. Read about it or listen to someone explain it c. Figure it out on your own by taking it apart 7. If you went to a school dance, what would you be most likely to remember the next day? a. The faces of the people who were there b. The music that the DJ played c. The dance moves you did and the food you ate 8. When you are trying to study, what do you find to be the most distracting to you? a. People walking past you b. Loud noises c. An uncomfortable chair 9. When you are angry about something, what are you most likely to do? a. Put on your “mad” face b. Yell and scream c. Slam doors 10. When you are really happy about something, what are you most likely to do?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course BUSINESS CS113 taught by Professor Howeller during the Spring '10 term at Kaplan University.
- Spring '10