Grand Canyon University: NRS-429v Family Centered Health Promotion May 05, 2013
The learning is a insatiable curiosity that drives a individual to absorb everything he or she reads, hear or sees. Learning is process by which information is acquired, retained and reproduced when necessary. Learning involves understanding the world by reinterpreting knowledge. There are various ways of learning that are used by the individuals to acquire knowledge. Neil Fleming developed and perfected the art of visual, aural, read/write, kinesthetic (VARK) learning. This method makes user understand their learning style. Neil Fleming developed a questionnaire that contains sixteen questions, which when answered, according to the perception of the individual, produces answers about the individuals learning style. By identifying the best preferred way of learning, it can help individual to acquire knowledge faster and also help retain acquired knowledge, thus resulting in better academic performance. Learning style
R’s learning style is mildly kinesthetic learning. R’s VARK questionnaire results were visual: 9, aural: 4, read/write: 5, kinesthetic: 14. Kinesthetic learners learn best by moving their bodies. These types of learners are often called as hyperactive as children and have good coordination, sense of timing and strong body movement. One other thing that is unique about the kinesthetic learner is that they often tap, wiggle and move their legs when they sit. Kinesthetic learners are excellent in working well with their hands. They are good at sculpting, repairing, and art works. A kinesthetic learner tends to use all their senses – touch, sight, smell, taste and hearing. They prefer to experiment, use trial and error method and also use more hands on approach for acquiring knowledge. Learning Strategies
R’s preferred learning strategies should include, spending more reading course book, articles and other academically relevant study...