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Self Assessment Reflection Paper
James Dampeer
University of Phoenix COM/516
February 4, 2013

Self Assessment Reflection Paper

Students learn in many ways, like seeing, hearing, and experiencing things first

hand. But for most students, one of these methods stands out. This has been a learning experience for me. I can honestly say that I was excited about learning what my learning style was. I learned a lot from the exercises that I did to determine my learning style. I was also shocked at what my learning style was. It made me look at my studying habits different and made learn in different ways. To be honest, I really did not know my learning style before I took the assessment that one of my classmate posted in our team forum. I used all kind of methods to study with before I found out that I have auditory learning style. When I found this out, everything started coming together. I began to see why some of the things that I was trying to study with was not working. I really thought that I was a visual learner and that I had to see everything, I found that not to be true. After taking the assessment and seeing what my learning style was, I wanted to learn more about it to see why this was my learning style. I wanted to know what characteristics that I have with auditory learning style because I really thought that I was a kinetic/tactic learner. So I decided to do some research on the learning styles to learn a little more about each of them especially auditory learning.

A simple explanation of learning styles is this: Some students remember best materials they've seen, some remember things they've heard, while others remember things they've experienced. Eventually, you may want to consult a professional or your counselor for advice on learning styles, but you may recognize your own style quickly, once you look over the characteristics. If any of...
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