How Do You Learn Best?

It was not until I was a few years into my first career that I started to give any thought to how I digested information. It is not something that is widely done at schools and now, as I support my daughter's education, I often ask myself, "why not?".

Just think about it.

The sooner you are able to understand how you learn the more effective you will be in educating yourself and managing your development.

That does make sense, doesn't it?

Perhaps it is because it is easier to apply the same plaster to every sore that we do not invest in this understanding. It is however, where you need to start to efficiently and effectively steer your course through our Wealthy Affiliate (WA) University.

Types Of Learning Styles

The jury is still out on how many different learning styles there are. Some say as few as 3 while others define as many as 7 or 9.

For the purpose fo this training, 101 in our series, I will narrow it down to the 4 primary learning styles. From these styles, all others emanate. They are used most frequently in education to provide a platform on which to develop learning.

The 4 styles that we will cover are:

  1. Visual
  2. Auditory
  3. Reading/Writing and,
  4. Kinesthetic

Better known as the VARK Model, it was described in a 1992 study by Neil D. Fleming and Coleen E. Mills after thousands of hours of observation, note taking and benchmarking in classrooms.

Let's begin with Visual Learners.

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Larry129 Premium
Cassi. Thank you! I have never given any thought to “what type of learner” I am. With your substantial amount of information you have presented here I can now say... I too am kinesthetic!!! Wooo-hop ! That’s some kind of miracle break through for me. I like that!

Thank you for sharing that with me.

May peace and prosperity drench you in a waterfall of excruciating bliss!!

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You are very welcome, Larry.

Now that you do know, it will make it easier to digest information and get ahead with your learning and development.

Thank you for your feedback.

Keny44 Premium
Great details you've got here. Well-done Cassi.

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Thank you very much, Keny.
richardgb Premium
Thank you Cassi for a post on a fascinating and far from simplistic subject. I say this because the sense preferences that we use for learning are a reflection of the senses we tend to use for communicating internally with ourselves (thinking) and externally, with other people. Understanding our own. and especially other people’s use of senses is a key to excellent communications.
Does that make sense to you?
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It certainly does, Richard, and I agree totally.

This is an important aspect of communication, for the sender and the receiver.

Thank you for reading the tutorial and for your insightful feedback.
wesley26 Premium
Wonderful and well written post! I’m sharing this on my Facebook account! It’s super perfect!! Thanks a bunch Cassi
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That is very kind of you, Augustine.
I am very happy that you find the tutorial beneficial.

Thank you.
OCH3943 Premium Plus
Great perspective that we should apply each style of learning in our blog post!
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Thank you, Richard.