Kinesthetic Study Strategies
If you have
a strong Kinesthetic preference for learning you should use some or all
of the following:
To take in the information:
- all your senses - sight, touch, taste, smell, hearing ...
- field trips
- field tours
- examples of principles
- lecturers who give real-life examples
- hands-on approaches (computing)
- trial and error
- collections of rock types, plants, shells, grasses...
- exhibits, samples, photographs...
- recipes - solutions to problems, previous exam papers
SWOT - Study without tears
To make a learnable package:
Convert your "notes" into a learnable package by reducing them (3:1)
- Your lecture notes
may be poor because the topics were not 'concrete' or 'relevant'.
- You will remember
the "real" things that happened.
- Put plenty of examples
into your summary. Use case studies and applications to help with principles
and abstract concepts.
- Talk about your notes
with another "K" person.
- Use pictures and
photographs that illustrate an idea.
- Go back to the laboratory
or your lab manual.
- Recall the experiments,
To perform well in any test, assignment or examination:
- Write practice
- Role play the
exam situation in your own room.
want to experience the exam so that you can understand it.
The ideas on this page are only valuable if they sound practical, real,
and relevant to you.
You need to do things to understand.