Know your learning style
People take in new information in many different ways. Is the way you study the best for your learning style?
You work best using pictorial or graphically formatted information. Diagrams, images and graphs appeal to your style of learning.
Listening to audio aids or hearing a tutor speak on a topic engages your attention and prompts you to discuss your own ideas with others.
Manipulating objects and experimenting with practical or physical activities appeal to you the most. You learn through trial and error, enjoy problem solving and tend to work in groups.
You search for explanations and make notes based on material you have read. You tend to use repetitive methods to remember information.
What's your style?
Many learners show a strong preference to one particular learning style, however most use a combination. Understanding which styles you identify with the most, will allow you to make the most of your learning potential.