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Learning Exercise

Material: Index of Learning Styles
Submitted by: Dyan Pease on Dec 07, 2002
Date Last Modified: Dec 07, 2002
Title: Learning Styles Questionnaire
Description: 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.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered
Time Required 1 hour
Course: Valuable for students in any course.
Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division
Prerequisites Skills: Ability to use a computer and the Internet.
Learning Objectives: 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
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