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Interactive Learning Styles Test


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Interactive Learning Styles Test

Everybody has a preferred learning style. Knowing and understanding our learning style helps us to learn more effectively.  Through identifying the learner's style, one will be able to capitalize on one's strengths and improve one's self-advocacy skills.


Place a check in all the boxes that describe you. The list with the greatest number of checks is your dominant learning style.

List 1  - Tactile/Kinesthetic learning style

1.reaches out to touch things

2.collects things

3.Talks fast using hands to communicate what they want to say

4.constantly fidgeting e.g. tapping pen, playing with keys in pocket

5.good at sports

6.takes things apart, puts things together

7.prefers to stand while working

8.likes to have music in the background while working

9.enjoy working with hands and making things to chew gum or eat in class

11.learns through movement and exploring your surroudings

12.may be considered hyperactive

13.good at finding their way around

14.comfortable touching others as a show of friendship (e.g. hugging)

15.prefers to do things rather than watching a demonstration or reading about it in a book

List 2 - Visual learning style

1.asks for verbal instructions to be repeated speakers' facial expressions and body language

3.likes to take notes to review later

4.remembers best by writing things down several times or drawing pictures and diagrams

5.good speller

6.turns the radio or TV up really loud

7.gets lost with verbal directions

8.Prefers information to be presented visually, (e.g. flipcharts or chalk board)

9.skillful at making graphs, charts, and other visual displays

10.can understand and follow directions on maps

11.feels the best way to to remember something is to picture it in their head

12.follows written instructions better than oral ones

13.good at solving jigsaw puzzles

14.gets the words to a song wrong

15.good at the visual arts

List 3 - Auditory Learning style

1.follows oral directions better than written ones

2.would rather listen to a lecture than read the material in a textbook

3.understands better when reads aloud

4.struggles to keep notebooks neat

5.prefers to listen to the radio than to read a newspaper

6.frequently sings, hums or whistles to themselves.

7.dislikes reading from a computer screen especially when the backgrounds are fussy

8.When presented with two similar sounds, can tell if sounds are the same or different

9.requires explanations of diagrams, graphs, or maps

10.enjoys talking to others

11.talks to self

12.uses musical jingles to learn things

13.would rather listen to music than view a piece of art work

14.uses finger as a pointer when reading

15.likes to tell jokes, stories and makes verbal analogies to demonstrate a point

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