Knowing yourself: Types of learners

(Photograph of a doll whose left hemisphere of the brain is labelled according to functions)

The eye of the mind. (Photo by meo on Pexels)

Visual learning is a teaching and learning style. Ideas, concepts, data and other information are associated with images and techniques.

Auditory learning is a learning style in which individuals learn primarily through listening.

Kinesthetic learning is a learning style during which students carry out physical activity. 


To learn more about learner types (based on Fleming’s VAK model) go to (Nidhi, S.K.S and Chinyi, T, 2017)

Activity 3 (10 minutes)

What type of learner are you? This quiz by Arden University (2019) asks you some questions to determine your learner type. Have a go for yourself.

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