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

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: