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Exploring your personal
learning style

Research has shown that the more we become aware of our own learning styles, the better we learn.

These web sites are offered in that spirit, but we cannot account for their validity. We recommend that any "profiles" offered should be taken to a professional academic counselor for validation.

Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire: (Felder/Silverman) introduction, learning preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global); and a self-assessment instrument self-scored. Results/scores are based upon 44 questions.

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

Learning Disabilities Resource Community's self-assessment instrument is based upon Howard Gardner's work on multiple intelligences (linguistic, mathematic, visual/spatial, body/kinesthetic, naturalistic, music, interpersonal, intrapersonal). Results/scores are based upon 80 questions.

Edutopia's Learning Style Survey
24 questions scored on intelligences of Howard Gardner

Learning Style Questionnaire: ten questions that rate you on "thinking, doing, feeling, innovating" in response to your answers on the questionnaire. Produced by "Cengage Learning...a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide." This is an exercise in Flash that will not work on Apple computers/devises.

See also:

Learning to learn | Succeeding in continuing education | Visual/spatial learning |
Learning as a student-athlete | Learning as an adult | Learning with ADHD |
Active learning | Action learning | Language learning strategies |
Exploring your personal learning style | Learning folder