Understanding Your Learning Styles to
Enhance your Development
General Snapshot – But It Requires
• Gain an insight into your preferred learning styles
• Discover the different varieties and flavors of learning
• Learn how to build on your strengths.
Learning styles are various approaches of
taking in, organizing and processing
Have you ever wondered how our learning
influences success and happiness?
What is a learning style?
Overview of different
4.Kinesthetic learners Which one are you?
Do you have a blend of these?
What happensif you just have one
• Pictures, plots, charts, diagrams
• Films, demonstrations, seeing practical work
• Memorize by visualizing the information (e.g. words)
• Like making illustrations in notes
• Loves to use colours and diagrams
What happens if you are a visual learner, but don’t
• Listening to information,does not like to read
• Listening to music, etc - while studying
• Reading out aloud to themselves
• Oral exams
What happens if you enjoy listening, but don’t focus?
• Written explanations
• Reading books
• Written notes
• Post-it everywhere
• Learn by doing things
• Have difficulty sitting passively through lectures
• Move around while revising things
• Like experiments, group activities etc.
Step vs Ah ha
Sequential Learners Global Learners
Prefer a linear, step-by-step
Absorb information almost
randomly without seeing the
connections, then suddenly
“get it” –its like the AH HA
• Like to solve facts
• Patient with details and good at
• Prefer observable, concrete
• Prefer discovering possibilities
• Like innovation and dislike
• Grasp abstract concepts
• Have difficulty memorizing facts
Active Learners Reflective Learners
• Same as kinesthetic
• Understand by doing
• Prefer working in groups
• Have difficulty sitting passively
• Think about information before
• Prefer working alone
• People are a mix of various styles.
• Understanding your style, will help you focus
on the things which make the biggest
Do you know what your learning style is?
How can it help you build enhanced
The Magic Key
• The key is awareness, it is about
understandinghow you think you think?
• It is about turning the key to unlock the power
of your mind and what it can do.
• Challenging yourself is one of the best
learning tips I provide!