Find Your Learning Style
Directions: Read the left box of the first row and click the button next to the option that best completes the sentence for you. Do the same for the rest of the rows. If you cannot choose between two options, you may check two boxes, but NOT all three. When finished, add the checkmarks for each column and write the numbers in the last row.
"Matching Tutoring and Learning Styles: A Workshop for Tutor Training," by M. Szpara and L. Pizzi. -- Tutoring and Learning Resources, University of Pennsylvania, HRE Suite 100, Phila., PA 19104.
- Read chapters, underline important facts, and write a study outline.
- Take notes during lectures.
- Watch videotapes.
- Study by making flash cards or drawing graphs, pictures and charts.
- Read written directions.
- Write down all oral directions.
- Choose written rather than oral reports.
- Study alone with no visual distractions.
- Listen to lectures.
- Read your notes aloud.
- Dictate your notes on a tape recorder.
- Have a friend ask you study questions aloud.
- Listen to audiotapes and videotapes.
- Study in groups.
- Memorize by using songs or jingles.
- Listen to oral directions.
- Give oral presentations rather than written reports.
- Study in a quiet place.
- Role-play subject matter.
- Build models rather than give oral or written presentations.
- Visit places that you're studying about in your courses.
- Use calculators and computers.
- Participate in labs and activities.
- Use manipulative and 3-D objects to learn concepts.
- Study alone for short periods of time in an organized place where you can move around.
Check out the sites listed below to learn more about learning styles.
Chaminade College Prep's Learning Styles Page
Learning Styles Inventory
Don Clark's Learning Styles
Kolb Learning Styles