What Is My Learning Style?
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Learning Styles
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Analytic Thinker  
The Analytic Thinker
Tends to Say Things Like . . .
  • Should I use a pen or pencil?
  • Is this going to be in the test?
  • When is this due in?
  • Can I have more time?
  • What should I do first?
  • Can you check my work/draft/plans?
  • Is this how you do it?
  • What do you think of this?
Major Traits of the Analytic Thinker
  • Global BoyTend toward the linear, step-wise processes of learning.
  • Tend to see finite elements (details) of patterns rather than the whole; they are the tree seers rather than forest seers
  • Tend to be more comfortable in a world of details and structured information.
  • Make decisions based on logic, facts and common sense.
  • Like to work in an organized environment.
  • Like to do one thing at a time.
  • Learn best when information is presented sequentially (step-by-step).
  • Speak with few gestures.
  • Prefer quiet, well-lit, formal environmental design.
  • Have a strong need to complete the task they are working on.
  • Respond well to words and numbers.
  • Need visual reinforcement.
  • Tend to give directions and underline or highlight important information.
  • Give details in their feedback.
  • Are said to have left-brain dominance (Roger Sperry).