What kind of learner are you?

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I am more of a visual learner. I like written instructions, preferably with lots of pictures of various steps. Videos are good as long as I can pause/play along for the hands on practice.

I'm a visual/hands-on learner.
I like to watch and then do.
Written tutorials are ok as long as they are fairly detailed.

i can read tutorials and do almost anything and i like this way. bcos this allows me to do many new things too.

I like written tutorials, then videos. I learn a new skill best if I have both. My brain sometimes will do the aha thing with a text tutorial, other times it will be a video that will do it.

Visual and kinetic.

See, hear, do. I would not have done as well in college (graduated with a 3.89, and only because I had an actual TEST for the Health and Nutrition class. I FREEZE on tests.) had I not been able to see, hear, and do. Associates in Graphic Media Design. ME! The one who averaged no higher than Cs in grade and high schools!

Written with diagrams or photos works best for me. Videos are good but better with written text to back them up

I am a visual & kinesthetic learner though I can sometimes focus enough to be an auditory learner but only if the person speaking has passion. If you are a monotone speaker I will block you out and my mind will start to wander.

I always thought I was an auditory learner because I like lectures. But during this recent training I took, I found out that I am a hybrid: auditory, visual and kinesthetic.

I learn best by hands on. smiley I love exploring, researching, and seeing for myself what happens IF, LOL! But who doesn't also love visual too, right?

visual and kinesthetic.

probably because I am autistic, auditory is a giant pile of nope for me processing-wise for a learning style. Unless it's music though. Because music is processed differently in the brain than speech/language is.

I like youtube videos as long as hands aren't in the way of what I am trying to watch.
Nothing worse than a beautiful project and not able to see what is happening due to the angle of the camera.

I, too, need to be hands on. If I really like it I'll try it ... I do though enjoy watching vids on interested subjects - keep skills sharp, pick up tips/tricks sometimes.

I prefer to be hands on. Give me a set of written instructions and some room, really, that's all I need.

watch video and read some books
70% videos 30% books

I'm definitely not a "read the instructions" learner and much prefer visual and hands on.

I guess I fall under "visual, auditory, & kinestetic" as well. If I'm looking for a tutorial, I always want the video. Most of the time I'll watch the video all the way through then rewatch it as I try my hand at whatever they are teaching, making sure to pause and go back if something seems confusing. I don't mind the text and photo tutorials, but typically, I find the images lacking.