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Self Assessment Tools

Research has shown that the more we become aware of how we learn, the better we learn.  These web sites are offered in that spirit, but we cannot account  for their validity.  We recommend that any "profiles" offered should be taken to a professional academic counselor for validation.

Abiator's Online Learning Styles Inventory Two self-testing instruments on learning styles, as well as a global/analytic instrument, with explanations. Results/scores are based upon 30, 48 and 44 questions respectively.

DVC Learning Style Survey for College has a good introduction, four categories of styles (visual/verbal; visual nonverbal; tactile/kinesthetic; auditory/verbal), and a self-assessment web-based tool.  Results/scores are based upon 32 questions.

Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire: (Felder/Silverman) introduction, learning preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global); and a self-assessment instrument self-scored.  Results/scores are based upon 44 questions.

The SuccessTypes Learning Style Type Indicator (Pelley) based on the Myers Briggs Type Indicators (Extraversion, Introversion, Sensing, Intuition, Thinking, Feeling, Judging, Perceiving)  Introduction and links to related Myers Briggs type indicators.  Results/scores are based upon 28 questions.

Learning Disabilities Resource Community's self-assessment instrument is based upon Howard Gardner's work on multiple intelligences (linguistic, mathematic, visual/spatial, body/kinesthetic, naturalistic, music, interpersonal, intrapersonal).  Results/scores are based upon 80 questions.

Student Centre  A page to help you differentiate whether you are an auditory, visual, or tactile/kinesthetic learner.

Learning Style Inventory A pen and paper inventory checklist with descriptions based upon Kolb's Learning Style.

adapted from Joe Landsberger