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VARK Analysis Paper
Sara Currell
Grand Canyon University
Family Centered Health Promotion
Hortense Turner
May 3, 2013

VARK Analysis Paper
The VARK questionnaire, designed by Flemming in is a tool to provide scores relating to prefeences for learning. The author of this paper, Sara Currell, completed the online questionnaire and received scores in the following categories: Visual (13), Aural (10), Read/Write (13), and Kinesthetic (12). Since VARK is about one preference for taking in and putting out information, according to Sara’s scores she has a multi-modal approach., which is the most popular result.
The multi-modal preferenece may be placed in two group;, the context specific approach and whole sense approach. Sara’s results indicate a score with three – four similar score which indeicates a whole sense approach. In addition those who have a total VARK score greater than 30, (Sara has 48) tend to use their preferences in combination, needing all their preferred modes to get a good understanding (flemming) This preference employs the use of each category decriminatley before coming to a decision or understanding of a learning situation. The multimodal learner needs a broader slection of information input and takes longer to leanr or make a decision, since a variety of perspectives may be utilized. This group may get bored or frustrated with just one teaching style presented to them. When considering online learning this may be a challenging environment since there is predominantly one style of learning, in reading and writing.
Sara’s own preferred learning strategies does incorporate the use of all learning categories described in the VARK description. As a student of Grand Canyon University, she refers here to how she has applied certain strategies to overcome the challenges of her course expectations and requirements. Sara would…...

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