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Learning Style Inventory

To gain a better understanding of yourself as a learner you need to evaluate the way you prefer to learn or process information. By doing so, you will be able to develop strategies which will enhance your learning potential. The following evaluation is a short, quick way of assessing your learning style. Place a check in the appropriate space after each statement below and then use the scoring directions at the bottom of the page to evaluate your responses. Respond to each statement as honestly as you can.
Often Sometimes
1. I can remember best about a subject by listening to a lecture that includes information, explanations and discussions.
2. I prefer to see information written on a chalkboard and supplemented by visual aids and assigned readings.
3. I like to write things down or to take notes for visual review.
4. I prefer to use posters, models, or actual practice and other activities in class.
5. I require explanations of diagrams, graphs, or visual directions. 6. I enjoy working with my hands or making things.
7. I am skillful with and enjoy developing and making graphs and charts.
8. I can tell if sounds match when presented with pairs of sounds.
9. I can remember best by writing things down.
10. I can easily understand and follow directions on a map.
11. I do best in academic subjects by listening to lectures and tapes. 12. I play with coins or keys in my pocket.
13. I learn to spell better by repeating words out loud than by writing the words on paper.
14. I can understand a news article better by reading about it in a newspaper than by listening to a report about it on the radio.
15. I chew gum or snack while studying.
16. I think the best way to remember something is to picture it in your head.
17. I learn the spelling of words by “finger spelling” them.
18. I would rather listen to a good…...

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