Personal Essay of Michael Lewis
College 100 D066
American Military University
This is the personal essay of Michael Lewis and my learning styles. My essay will include reasons why I decided to go to college. I will talk about my learning styles according to the two inventories I have taken. As well as my opinions on whether I agree or disagree and how it plays a part in my future education. My learning styles according to (The Center for New Discoveries in Learning, 2012) say that I am 18% visual, 44% auditory and 38% kinesthetic. The learning styles from (Felder & Soloman, n.d., http//www.engr,ncsu.edu/learngstyles.ilsweb.htmi)gave me a 7 for visual. I agree with the inventory findings. I am 100% a hands on type person and have been my whole life. Since a very young age I have been able to watch family members or friends perform a task, and then practice it until I have it completely perfect. I can do most with just listening to directions also but, I would have to say it would defiantly have to be a subject I am interested in. I am seeking a college degree for personal and professional reason. My personal reasons are to show my children the getting a good education will help you for future. I also want to show them that no matter what you have going on in your life there is time to get a degree. I also just want to expand my knowledge. My professional reasons are to show my superior’s that I want to advance. I know if my subordinates see me getting my degree it will motivate them to pursue theirs. I found that my learning styles given to me by the two inventories that I took were spot on. They re-enforced what I have known about myself, but I also learned other way to help me study. My children and subordinates will see that anything including a college degree is attainable if you put your mind to it. My bosses will see that I am committed to them and the organization and am striving to better myself and...
References: Felder, R. M., & Soloman, B. A. (n.d.). Index of learning styles. Retrieved from https://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html
The Center for New Discoveries in Learning. (2012). Learning styles inventory Retrieved from https://www.howtolearn.com/learning-styles-quiz
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