Knowledge is an unlimited valuable and being an important part of our life, therefore, we are always being a learner from the child to the elder. In order to balance your weaknesses when performing a work, it is helpful to develop your own strategies. Learning styles are defined as a type of preference for the way you learn and remember new information (Wyman, 2012). So, how to be an effectively learning style to expand our knowledge and techniques? Learning style preferences in accordance with personality types can help educators plan for activities that take advantage of their natural skills and inclinations (Sims & Sims, 1995). It is important that how we can use our own preferences and personality to be transferable skills in job performance.
There are tests to use for knowing our personality and preferred learning styles as the role of a learner, which are VARK questionnaires, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Honey & Mumford Learning Styles Questionnaire. The result of tests can use to assist my career choice and the method to be learn which is suitable my personality.
1.1 Who am I as a learner?
What is “learning”? Learning is such a common human experience that people rarely reflect on exactly what it means to say that something has been learned. It is an enduring change in the mechanisms of behaviour involving specific stimuli and responses that results from prior experience with those or similar stimuli and responses (Domjan, 2009).
1.2 Implication for your learning
1.2.1 The VARK questionnaire
The VARK test asks a series of questions to assist people with determining their preferred mode or modes of receiving and exchanging information in the context of learning. It allows the respondent to identify her dominant mode of learning (Hendricks, 2011). There are four types of learning style which are Visual, Auditory, Read/Write and Kinesthetic.
A typical visual learner uses