People process information in different ways. These differences are related to preferences and learning styles. Visit the link and take a self-paced, online, learning styles questionnaire to discover your learning style.
Students will discover their learning style. Students will articulate through a written assignment why it is helpful to know this information. Students will respect differences upon learning that everyone learns differently.
Text of Learning Exercise:
Step 1: Prior to taking the learning style questionnaire, think about your experiences in school. Under what conditions did you learn best?
Step 2: Take the learning style questionnaire and print out the results provided by the web site.
Step 3: Learn about your dominant learning style and relate the information back to your self-assessment in step 1. Do the results of your test match your own assessment of how you learn best?
Step 4: Write a paragraph on what you learned by taking the test and how this information will help you be successful in higher education. What are your weak areas and what can you do to strengthen those areas? What is your strength with regard to learning? How can you capitalize on your strengths in different classes?