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There are several different learning styles according to Richard MFelder and Barbara A Solomon from North Carolina State University Letstake a closer look at these learning styles and go more in-depth witheach category and see how they apply to us The four categories that wewill be taking a look at are activereflective sensingintuitivevisualverbal and sequential global Lets begin with the active learners Active learners tend toretain and understand information best by doing something active withit discussing or applying it or explaining it to others and tend tolike group work Reflective learners prefer to think about their topicquietly first Reflective learners also prefer to work alone Next we have sensing learners Sensing learners tend to like factsand are also called sensors Sensors like solving problems bywell-established methods and dislike complication and surprises Sensorstend to be patient with details and good at memorizing facts and doinghands on work Intuitive learners often prefer discovering possibilitiesand relationships Intuitors like innovation and dislike repetitionIntuitors are better at grasping new concepts and are often morecomfortable than sensors with abstractions and mathematicalformulations The next category is visual and verbal learners Visual learnersremember best when they see pictures diagrams flow charts time linesfilms and demonstrations Visual learners also get more out of wordswritten and spoken explanations Verbal learners work best in groupsThey gain most of their understanding by hearing explanations Last we have Sequential and global learners Sequential tend togain understanding in linear steps with each step following logicallyfrom the previous one Global learners like to see the big picturefirst The details will come later Global learners are able to solvecomplex problems fast or put together in novel ways once they havegrasped the big picture but have difficulty explaining how they didit For myself I am a very active learner For instance lets takesoccer I like
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