In this chapter, you took a
Learning Styles Survey from Diablo Valley College. You may want to
read more about learning styles from their
There are a number of other resources on
learning styles. One from
Penn State looks at three categories: auditory, visual and tactile.
Dartmouth College provides a
Felder’s Index that assesses your learning style on four scales:
Active-Reflective, Sensing-Intuitive, Visual-Verbal and
Sequential-Global. Recommendations are given to the learner.
The chapter briefly introduced the concept
of multiple intelligences. Here’s an article about
Literacyworks.org is a very nice site about multiple intelligences
and explains them well. They include a Multiple Intelligences inventory
that gives you an informative piece after taking the inventory.
Rogers Indicator of Multiple Intelligences is a relatively short
inventory and will give you a report at the end. There is also a home
page with further explanations.
If you want a low-tech Multiple
Intelligences inventory, where results are tabulated by hand try this
one from the University of Michigan.
How about combining learning styles and
Learning Styles Online gives a very helpful model for learners.
A site from George Washington
Theory Into Practice
(TIP) database contains descriptions of 50 theories relevant to human
learning and instruction. Each description includes the following
sections: overview, scope/application, example, principles, and
references. Relationships between theories are identified by highlighted
text within articles. Metropolitan Community College's site also has
theories of learning,
including learning styles.