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LEARNING: Styles, Strategies & Outcomes

Learning Styles are the preferred ways by which people learn. Common learning styles include visual, auditory, and tactile (hands-on).

Learning Styles refer to an individual's preferred manner of processing material, or characteristic style of acquiring and using information when learning.

According to the Dr. Richard Felder & Dr. Linda Silverman learning style model, "students preferentially take in and process information in different ways: by seeing and hearing, reflecting and acting, reasoning logically and intuitively, analyzing and visualizing, steadily and in fits and starts".


Learning Styles Inventories - assessment of learning preferences

Learning Styles Self-Assessment
(You will receive your results in an email! You can get a detailed report; however, it costs $.)
- Learning Styles Explained
- from

Learning Styles Chart
- Accelerated Learning (Adapted from Colin Rose 1987)

Index of Learning Styles
- developed by Richard M. Felder & Barbara A. Soloman of
North Carolina State University

All publication rights pertaining to this Learning Style Inventory are reserved by Honolulu Community College.
You can Download the PDF version and complete the questionnaire.
No republication is permitted; however, copying exclusively for classroom use is permitted.


Learning Styles and Strategies

Dr. Richard Felder & Barbara Soloman, NCSU
Learning Styles and Strategies


Learning Outcomes are statements which describe a desired condition – that is, the knowledge, skills, or attitudes needed to fulfill the need.

American Association of Law Libraries Professional Development
Writing Learning Outcomes

Additional Resources:

Cornerstone on Demand Empowering People: An Explanation of Learning Styles

Dr. Richard Felder, Dr. Linda K. Silverman, North Carolina State University
Felder-Silverman Learning Style Model
Index of Learning Styles

University of Hawaii, Honolulu Community College
Faculty Development Teaching Tips Index

ARK, a guide to learning styles
The Vark Online Questionnaire

Using VARK with Others, Instructions & PDF versions

Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Learning Styles

Jane's PowerPoint Presentations
- Learning Styles - January 20, 2006
- Learning & Study Strategies for Students - May 15, 2012

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Last updated January 18, 2015
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