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Skills Check 0

The Skills Check is a short survey which should take you no more than 3 minutes to complete. Once you have completed the Skills Check we provide you with a personal learning plan targeted to your personal study needs and goals.

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Learning style activity

Don't spend a long time thinking about the statements below, go with your intuitive response. Look at each statement and decide whether it does or doesn't sound like you. If you're really undecided about a statement, just ignore it. If you are just starting your first course with us, you should either think back to your last learning experience or tackle this when you've been studying for a few months.

Your answers will be collated to see how they relate to four general learning styles

I tend to leave assignments to the last minute.

I get bored with routine things.

I like doing practical things best.

I'd rather get on and do something than spend ages thinking about it.

I spend more time than I can afford making modifications to my assignments so deadlines are difficult for me.

I like to take time to explore every angle when I'm studying.

I'm quite self-disciplined in my study and will look to the important themes and concepts to guide me.

I find it easy to be objective.

I like to go with my gut feeling.

I like to know what other people think.

I enjoy brainstorming discussions with other students in tutorials.

I tend to act on impulse.

I'm quite good at keeping to the question when I do assignments.

I'm impatient with people who get side-tracked in discussions.

I don't say much in discussions but I enjoy listening and thinking.

I worry that I don't think as quickly as other people.

I stick absolutely to the guidelines for assignments rather than risk adding my own ideas.

If I have a problem I usually take a methodical approach to solving it.

I like to think carefully about the assignment question before I start writing.

I enjoy getting assignments written and learning tasks completed.