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Writing and Studying Effectively

Everyone has their preferred learning style or styles

Kinesthetic Learners

Kinesthetic, or Tactile Learners absorb information best by doing, experiencing, touching, moving or being active in some way.

  • Enjoy demonstrations
  • Doing
  • Practical hands on experiences
  • Like to experiment

Visual Learners

Visual Learners, 65% of the population, learn best by seeing.

  • Pictures
  • Diagrams
  • Demonstrations
  • Displays
  • Handouts
  • Films
  • Watching someone else do it first

Auditory Learners

Aural, or Auditory Learners, learn by hearing best.

  • Listening
  • Spoken word
  • “tell me”
  • “lets talk it over”
  • Spoken instructions

Erin McKean: Go Ahead, Make up new Words!

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