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

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: