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