The Art Of Learning

The content that describes the various learning styles which if personally identified, can lead to improved productivity and effectiveness.

There's a process to everything, whether good or bad, known or unknown, physical or spiritual, and that is "the art of learning." Almost every knowledge is acquired through one form of learning or the other, direct or indirect, formal or informal. " experience is the best teacher" wouldn't be feasible without the priceless "art of learning."Learning has been there since ancient practices and is a can't do without in the process of mastery and will be valuable even for the ages to come.

Learning is the cognitive process of acquiring skills or knowledge and learning is the process of committing to memory. 

The art of learning is the process of acquiring relevant skills and knowledge via the process of learning. Incredibly, our world is loaded with a wonderful and fascinating number of characters, including numerous people with astonishing levels of learning, thereby creating diversified teaching tactics both in formal and informal systems of education.

There are different types of persons with different methods of learning, namely:

  1. Visual learners
  2. Audio learners
  3. Reading/writing learners
  4. Kinesthetic learners.

Here's a brief look into the different types of learners, their characteristics, challenges, and opportunities, so you can recognize where you belong and maximize your nature and become the best you can be.

  • THE VISUAL LEARNERS - referred to as " spatial learners," these prefer to learn through sights, diagrams, and written directions; they do best with pictures and images.

Their characteristics include:

  1. A good sense of direction and can read maps
  2. Love doodling and coloring 
  3. You have a great memory when you see things
  4. You enjoy watching clips related to the book you are studying
  5. You might create a flowchart for your study plan
  6. You like playing videos and looking at objects

Their challenges include:

  1. You tend to lose focus when listening to lectures or reading a book
  2. You get confused when you're in a group discussion
  3. Some special equipment and tools are required for visual learning

Their opportunities include:

You can be successful being a

  1. Pilot
  2. Surgeon
  3. Sculptor
  4. Architect
  5. Interior designer
  6. Cartoonist or graphics artist
  • The Audio learners:

these are for those who respond well to lectures, oral instructions, and music, those who focus easily on spoken words

Their characteristics include:

  1. You benefit most from lectures and group discussions
  2. You can associate different sounds with the learning environment
  3. You like listening and speaking activities
  4. You can remember how words sounded and how someone said them
  5. You can study and understand better by reading out loud
  6. You are very skilled in an oral presentation

Their challenges include:

  1. Written text rarely shows your true potential
  2. When you write something down, you may reverse or forget them
  3. Your written notes can be too confusing
  4. Noise can affect you negatively
  5. You can be too talkative

Their opportunities include: You might consider a career in

  1. Music because you are most likely skilled in rhythms and beats
  2. Teaching
  3. Tutor
  4. Translator
  5. Sound engineering

Reading/writing learners: This group of learners consumes information best when in words, whether by written words or by reading them out.

Physical or kinesthetic learners: these are people who love using their entire body to understand or process information.

Their characteristics include:

  1. You like to touch things to feel their texture
  2. You like to role-play and act out situations
  3. You can mimic other people's activities 
  4. You enjoy sports

Their challenges include:

  1. You get bored quickly
  2. You can't spend a long time sitting to study
  3. People around might get too distracted because you move too much

Their opportunities include:

  1. A dancer
  2. Actor
  3. Athlete
  4. Mechanic
  5. Physical Therapist
  6. Surgeon
  7. Carpenter

There are other various types of learners like the:

  • Logical or mathematical learners
  • Social or interpersonal learners
  • Solitary or intrapersonal learners

And all have their various unique characters, challenges, and opportunities.

Finally, no matter which group or groups you belong to, what matters is that you take advantage of it and make the best out of yourself. Shalom.

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