Winnie-the-Pooh Learning Styles : Winnie-the-Pooh Learning Styles Which Character Are You Most Like? Winnie-the-Pooh Learning Styles Test : Winnie-the-Pooh Learning Styles Test Get a piece of paper and a pen ready. Choose A, B, or C for the description that is most like you. Keep track of your responses and use the key at the end to find your learning style. 1. I remember best…: 1. I remember best… A . names B. faces C. both names and faces 2. I prefer to have things explained to me… : 2. I prefer to have things explained to me… A. with words B. by showing them to me C. both ways 3. I prefer classes…: 3. I prefer classes… A. with one assignment at a time B. where I work on many things at once C. both ways 4. I prefer…: 4. I prefer… A . multiple choice tests B. essay tests C. both kinds of tests 5. I am…: 5. I am… A. not good at body language, I prefer to listen to what people say B. good at body language C. sometimes good, but other times not good 6. I am…: 6. I am… A. not good at thinking of funny things to say and do B. good at thinking of funny things to say and do C. sometimes good at thinking of funny things to say and do 7. I prefer classes…: 7. I prefer classes… A. where I listen to the “experts” B. In which I move around and try things C. where I listen and also try things 8. I decide what I think about things…: 8. I decide what I think about things… A. by looking at the facts B. based on my experience C. both ways 9. I tend to solve problems…: 9. I tend to solve problems… A. with a serious, business-like approach B. with a playful approach C. with both approaches 10. I like… : 10. I like… A. to use proper materials to get jobs done B. to use whatever is available to get jobs done C. a little of both 11. I like my classes or work to be... : 11. I like my classes or work to be... A. planned so I know exactly what to do B. open with opportunities for changes as I go along C. both planned and open to changes 12. I am…: 12. I am… A. never creative B. very creative C. occasionally creative 13. I prefer classes when I am expected… : 13. I prefer classes when I am expected… A. to learn about things I can use in the future B. to learn things I can use right away C. both kinds of classes 14. I…: 14. I… A. would rather not guess or play hunches B. like to play hunches and guess C. sometimes make guesses and play hunches 15. I like to express feelings and ideas… : 15. I like to express feelings and ideas… A. in plain language B. in poetry, song, dance, art. C. both ways 16. I get insights from poetry, symbols, etc… : 16. I get insights from poetry, symbols, etc… A. rarely B. usually C. sometimes 17. I prefer… : 17. I prefer… A. solving one problem at a time B. solving more than one problem at a time C. both equally 18. I respond more to people when... : 18. I respond more to people when... A. they appeal to my logical side, my intellect B. when they appeal to my emotional side, my feelings C. both ways 19. I prefer to learn… : 19. I prefer to learn… A. the well-established parts of a subject B. about the unclear parts, the hidden possibilities C. both ways 20. I prefer…: 20. I prefer… A. analytic reading, taking ideas apart and thinking about them separately B. creative reading, putting a lot of ideas together C. both kinds of reading 21. I prefer…: 21. I prefer… A. to use logic in solving problems B. to use “gut feelings” in solving problems C. both equally 22. I prefer…: 22. I prefer… A. to analyze problems by reading and listening to experts B. to see and imagine things when I solve problems C. to do both 23. I am very good at…: 23. I am very good at… A. explaining things with words B. explaining things with hand movements and actions C. to do both 24. I learn best from teachers who… : 24. I learn best from teachers who… A. explain with words B. explain with movements and actions C. have no preferences 25. When I remember or think about things, I do so best with… : 25. When I remember or think about things, I do so best with… A. words B. pictures and images C. both equally well 26. I prefer to…: 26. I prefer to… A. examine something that is finished and complete B. organize and complete something that is unfinished C. do both 27. I enjoy…: 27. I enjoy… A. talking and writing B. drawing and manipulating (handling) things C. both equally 28. I am… : 28. I am… A. easily lost in finding directions B. good at finding directions C. not bad in finding directions, but not really good either 29. I am…: 29. I am… A. primarily intellectual B. primarily intuitive C. equally intellectual and intuitive 30. I prefer to learn…: 30. I prefer to learn… A. details and specific facts B. from a general overview, to look at the whole picture C. both ways equally 31. I read…: 31. I read… A. for specific details and facts B. for main ideas C. for both equally 32. I learn and remember… : 32. I learn and remember… A. only those things specifically studied B. details and facts in the environment not specifically studied C. have noticed no difference in these areas 33. I like to read… : 33. I like to read… A. realistic stories B. fantasy stories C. no preference 34. I feel it is more fun to… : 34. I feel it is more fun to… A. plan realistically B. dream C. both equally fun 35. I…: 35. I… A. prefer total quiet when reading or studying B. prefer music while reading or studying C. listen to music only when reading for enjoyment, not when studying 36. I would like to write… : 36. I would like to write… A. non-fiction books B. fiction books C. no preference 37. If seeking counseling, I would prefer… : 37. If seeking counseling, I would prefer… A. the confidentiality of individual counseling B. group counseling and sharing of feelings with others C. no preference for group over individual counseling 38. I enjoy…: 38. I enjoy… A. copying and filling in details B. drawing my own images and ideas C. both equally 39. It is more exciting…: 39. It is more exciting… A. to improve something B. to invent something C. both are exciting 40. I prefer to learn…: 40. I prefer to learn… A. by examining B. by exploring C. both ways equally 41. I prefer…: 41. I prefer… A. algebra (word problems) B. geometry (visual problems) C. both equally 42. I am skilled in…: 42. I am skilled in… A. sequencing ideas (in a certain order) B. showing relationships among ideas C. both equally 43. I prefer…: 43. I prefer… A. dogs B. cats C. both equally 44. I…: 44. I… A. use time to organize myself and my personal activities B. have difficulty in pacing my personal activities to time limits C. pace personal activities to time limits easily 45. I have…: 45. I have… A. almost no mood changes B. frequent mood changes C. few mood changes 46. I am…: 46. I am… A. almost never absent-minded B. frequently somewhat absent-minded C. occasionally absent-minded 47. I am strong…: 47. I am strong… A. in recalling verbal material (names, dates) B. in recalling spatial material (images, locations) C. equally strong in both 48. I am skilled in… : 48. I am skilled in… A. the statistical, scientific prediction of outcomes B. the prediction of outcomes C. equally strong in both 49. I prefer…: 49. I prefer… A. outlining over summarizing B. summarizing over outlining C. equally skilled in both 50. I prefer…: 50. I prefer… A. verbal instructions B. demonstrations C. no real preference Count up all of your totals (A’s) _____(B’s) ____(C’s)____ Click to continue.: Count up all of your totals (A’s) _____(B’s) ____(C’s)____ Click to continue. Do the following if your C score is 15 or higher:: Do the following if your C score is 15 or higher: Subtract A score from the B score to get a total. Divide that total by 3 . Round that score to the nearest whole number (can be a (+) or (-) number.) Final score = ___________ Do the following if your C score is from 9 to 14:: Do the following if your C score is from 9 to 14: Subtract A score from the B score to get a total . Divide that total by 2 . Round that score to the nearest whole number (can be a (+) or (-) number.) Final score = ___________ Do the following if your C score is less than 9:: Do the following if your C score is less than 9: Take your B score minus A score and get a total. That total is your final score. Final score = ___________ If you have a score of 0:: If you have a score of 0: Whole brain dominance Christopher Robin Most things in the classroom are fine for you. You enjoy lectures and hands on activities. No real preference to your learning style. If you have a score of -1 to -6:: If you have a score of -1 to -6: Whole brain dominance favoring the left Character: Eeyore You Prefer: Instructional CD-ROMs Extensive textbook reading assignments Slides Lectures If you have a score of -7 or lower:: If you have a score of -7 or lower: Left brain dominance Character: Owl You Prefer: Workbooks or lab manuals. Lectures that are accompanied with overhead transparencies, drawings, or models; demonstration teaching styles. Hands-on materials (paint, models, etc.) Field trips. “Programmed” instruction. If you have a score of +1 to +6:: If you have a score of +1 to +6: Whole brain dominance favoring the right Character: Piglet You Prefer: Games or simulations. Independent study projects. Optional reading assignments. Brief mini-lectures. Problem solving activities. If you have a score of +7 to +20:: If you have a score of +7 to +20: Right brain dominance Character: Winnie the Pooh You Prefer: Movies and filmstrips. Group discussions among students. Lectures with discussion of the material. Television. Short reading assignments which act as springboards for class activities. If you had a score of +21 or higher:: If you had a score of +21 or higher: Right brain dominance (boundaries preferred.) Tigger . What do you think this means? Next Steps: Next Steps Now, go to the discussion forum, find the introductory discussion question and post your results. Do you agree with your results? Why or why not? Based on the results, what can you do in an online class that will make learning the material easier?