Learning Styles and Approaching Your Studies

Research and common sense tell us that we all have a preferred learning style. Do you learn best by listening to lectures and taking part in discussion, or by reading books and articles? Do you prefer to learn by actively experimenting or by thinking about what you observe?

What is your learning style?

Consider the senses that you use in learning. Look at the three brief descriptions below. Which type of learner do you think you are?

It is common for people to use a variety of learning styles. You could be a more effective learner by understandiing how you can apply different strategies in different modes or, perhaps, a different style of learning could benefit you.

By knowing your learning style, you can use your time and focus your energy more effectively.