Students: Please choose two of the three Learning Style Inventory sites listed below and answer the questions posed. Please collect and organize the results. Think about the information being shared with you about your learning style so that you can write about it in the Personal Essay assignment. Consider if you agree or disagree with the results.

Students: Please choose two of the three Learning Style Inventory sites listed below and answer the questions posed. Please collect and organize the results. Think about the information being shared with you about your learning style so that you can write about it in the Personal Essay assignment.  Consider if you agree or disagree with the results.

List of Inventories

1. Index of Learning Styles http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html

2. Learning Style Inventory http://www.personal.psu.edu/bxb11/LSI/LSI.htm

  • Format for in-text citation (paraphrasing): (Bixler, 2010).
  • Format for in-text citation (quotation – use page or paragraph numbers): (Bixler, 2010, p. number) or (Bixler, 2010, para. number)
  • Format for Reference page: Bixler, B. (2010). Learning style inventory. Retrieved from http://www.personal.psu.edu/bxb11/LSI/LSI.htm
3. The Center for New Discoveries in Learning http://www.howtolearn.com/learning-styles-quiz
  • Format for in-text citation (paraphrasing): (The Center for New Discoveries in Learning, 2012).
  • Format for in-text citation (quotation – use page or paragraph numbers): (The Center for New Discoveries in Learning, 2012, p. number) or (The Center for New Discoveries in Learning, 2012, para. number)
  • Format for Reference page: The Center for New Discoveries in Learning. (2012). Learning styles inventory. Retrieved from http://www.howtolearn.com/learning-styles-quiz
Put these ideas together by composing a short personal essay (500 – 600 words). Your essay should include the following:
  • An introductory paragraph sharing what the essay is about;
  • Your reasons for seeking a college degree;
  • Your learning style, as shared by the inventories taken (be sure to include which of the four you took and cite the source using the author and year);
  • Whether you agree or disagree with the results of those inventories and why;  and
  •  A strong concluding paragraph that summarizes the key points of the essay.
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