Wow! I have an individual learning design! If I had provided any considered to my learning style just before this program, i'd have stated just, “Some things are possible for me personally to learn, and some things aren't.” Now I am able to state, “i'm a grouper, a top-down student, an owl, inside C-D quadrants, and my strong intelligences are linguistic, intrapersonal, and interpersonal”. What all this means, nevertheless, is some things are possible for me personally to learn, and some things aren't. But there we go once again, simplifying the matter.
My learning experience throughout grade college had been cast inside conventional technique, using rote, reward-and-punishment, and repetition, repetition, repetition. It was a one-size-fits-all approach, intended to instill …show more content…
As a kid, I would personally retire for the night with a flashlight, so I could read underneath the covers without being found by my dad, who with great exasperation would declare, “You are switching night into time.” I will be an “owl” not a “lark.” Unfortuitously for me personally, college began at 8:00 AM, whether I became ready because of it or not.
Secondly, some people choose to start with moment details and study from the bottom up, accruing information and data methodically, and building to a mastery associated with subject. This type of person considered “stringers.” A “grouper” like me prefers less structure, a far more free-formed, big-picture approach which allows divergence and eclectic side trips ultimately causing an over-all knowledge of the subject.
The third element is due to the four quadrants of mind that dictate our preferences for dealing with facts or feelings, learning on their own or with friends, and making use of logic or creativity. Ned Herrmann, who published The imaginative Brain, has pioneered study in this area. Herrmann associates these 4 quadrants with all the following traits:
Style A: Logic, rationality, quality, precision, efficiency, complex to simple
Style B: Sequential, detail by detail, orderly, with a reliance about what works
type C: Sensitivity to moods, emotions, intuition, with an interest in individuals
type D: Originality, ambiguity, shock, metaphor, chaos,