Strategies Questionnaire

How do you currently learn?

This questionnaire will help you determine which VARK modalities you are currently using when learning.
For more information about the Strategies Questionnaire: About the Strategies Questionnaire

In the last 6 months, how often have you used the following strategies while learning?

I read handouts, books with dense text, essays, and/or articles.
I write summaries of my notes out again and again.
I use lists and order things into categories and hierarchies.
I listen to podcasts or other recordings.
I explain new ideas to others.
I use color or highlighting in my notes, on handouts and sometimes texts.
I listen to experts.
I try to relate what I am learning to my own experiences.
I use dictionaries and glossaries.
I learn from the ideas of others and what they say about my ideas.
I use white space in my layouts.
I do extra or recommended reading.
I discuss topics with others online and/or in person.
I look for information in autobiographies, case studies and/or documentaries.
I make complex processes and lists into flow charts.
I draw pictures to show ideas.
I focus on applications and details before theories and abstract concepts.
I write detailed notes (often verbatim).
I watch videos, especially those that show real things.
I attend classes where I can listen to the teacher.
I focus on practical problems and problem solving.
I use plans and maps.
I make every page look different.
I put care into the design and layout of my pages.
I use graphs, flowcharts and other diagrams.
I attend tutorials or groups where I can discuss with others.
I watch demonstrations and then try to apply what I have learned.
I replace words with symbols, pictures or my own codes.
I use titles and headings that clearly explain what follows.
I remember interesting spoken examples, stories, jokes…
I talk things through with myself.
I convert diagrams and graphs into statements.
I take care to spell-check and correct written language errors.
I attend laboratory sessions, practical sessions, and/or field trips.
I read my notes again and again.
I make recordings so that I can listen again and again.
I take notice of real-life examples.
I convert words into diagrams.
I get information from exhibits, samples, photographs.
I use trial and error to learn how to do something new.

Do you use any learning strategies that aren't listed above? If so, write them here so that we can add them to the questionnaire: