UCTL/Learning Styles

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Not a LS test: Keirsey Temperament Sorter

The Keirsey Temperament Sorter is an online personality temperament questionnaire similar to the Myers-Briggs Type (MBTI) Inventory. Like all personality inventories, it provides only a preliminary and rough indicator of personality preferences. You may use this online questionnaire as a starting point for students to recognise and appreciate individual differences, particularly as they pertain to effective teamwork.


The VARK Preferences

Building on the VAK

Developed by Neil Fleming, New Zealand, 1997 The VARK (V=Visual, A=Aural, R=Read/Write, K=Kinesthetic) is an informal learning styles inventory designed to help students identify hwo they prefer to learn. The inventory contains 14 questions whose answers provide students with an indication of what their personal learning preference may tend to be. The author also provides study strategies for the various learning modalities.



Learning styles. (2000). Site provides overview of VAK (visual, auditory, kinesthetic), Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences.


Index of Learning Styles (Felder & Silverman)

Developed by Richard M. Felder and Linda K. Silverman, North Carolina State University The Index of Learning Styles is used to assess preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global) of a learning style model.