Vark Learning Style Analysis

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According to VARK, learning styles describe all of the components that may affect a person’s preference in learning new incoming information. While there are several different variations of modalities, the main three are visual, auditory, and tactile/kinesthetic. Knowing your main learning style preference helps you to understand the best way to learn, identify certain strategies to aid in your learning process, and to know where your weaknesses are in regards to learning new information.
There are several different tests that help you to identify what learning style you have. The three assessments I used to determine my learning style were the “What 's Your Learning Style?” from Educationplanner.org, the VARK questionnaire, and the Barsch Learning Style Inventory. After completing each assessment, the results from the “What 's Your Learning Style?” test and the Barsch Learning Style Inventory indicated an auditory preference, while only one test, the VARK questionnaire, differed by showing that I am a multimodal learner. Based on my results, I concluded that I am
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For example, in high school, I took an online sociology class, and the class heavily depended on visual material instead of lectures. I had difficult gaining an understanding of the information, since there was not any audible interaction between us. My grade at the end of the class and my retention of the information was reflective of the lack of verbal communication of the material and my incompatibility with that type of visually based instruction and. Another characteristic auditory listeners display is having an easier time understanding spoken directions rather than written directions (“What’s Your Learning Style”, 2011). When trying to understand directions, I prefer someone one telling me the directions because they will give me the actual information and verbal
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