Strategies for your Visual learning style

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Strategies for your Visual learning style

  • Take lecture notes
  • Underline, highlight, or circle printed material
  • Borrow others’ notes, compare to own
  • Draw pictures in notes to illustrate ideas
  • Use a variety of colors-in pens, highlighters, note cards, etc. for different categories or concepts
  • After reading, review notes or underlined material to reinforce learning
  • Write it out!
  • Use outlines, pictures, graphs, charts and diagrams
  • Use a plastic cover with erasable markers to label diagrams over and over, or to test yourself writing answers to questions
  • Visualize spelling of words or facts to be memorized
  • Test yourself by visualizing main ideas or questions and write the details or answers
  • Read black and white text and convert information into pictures, maps, diagrams, sketches, lists, etc.
  • Make mind maps to look at spatial relationships
  • Rewrite or redraw things from memory
  • Look at professors and others when they talk to help you focus and to pick up on body language
  • Make and use flashcards for studying (vocabulary, formulas, condensed notes, etc.)
  • Use computers to organize material and to create graphs, tables, charts
  • Study in a quiet place away from verbal disturbances
  • Make your study area visually appealing

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This list is taken from: http://medicine.utah.edu/learningresources/tools/visual.php

What strategies do use or will start to use?

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