Learning Styles

People learn in different ways. No way is "right" or "wrong."  The links listed below provide a sampling of learning styles that will help you to determine your learning style.

Near the bottom of the page are links to several written articles about learning styles.
Some Interesting Links


Twelve different theories describing how different people learn.

Take the "Temperament Sorter II." This divides learners into Introvert/Extrovert, Intuition/Sensation; Feeling/Thinking; and Judgment/Perception.

VARK Guide to Learning Styles
Take the "Questionnaire." Divides learners into categories: Visual, Aural (Auditory), Reading and Kinesthetic.

A selection of inventories, which include Canfield's Learning Styles Inventory, Gardener's Multiple Intelligences, and links to Learning Inventories for Instructional Preferences.

Stephen F. Austin State University's Academic Assistance and Resource Center
Includes the VARK, Silver Strong Multiple Intelligences inventories.  Also provides good links to a variety of Learning Theories and Learning Styles.

LD Pride Online
Provides numerous links to information on earning styles, multiple intelligences, tips for learning, and much more.

DVC Online: Learning Styles Survey & Explanation of Learning Styles and Strategies,
by Catherine Jester, (c) 2002.

Provides links to survey and to strategies.


"Learning Styles Can Become Learning Strategies," by W. J. McKeachie; University of Michigan.

"Not Another Inventory, Rather a Catalyst for Reflection," by Neil D. Fleming; Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand.

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