2016-2017 Student Handbook

Visual Learners "Seeing is believing."

Characteristics

  • needs to see it to understand it
  • learns best by seeing, reading, watching
  • strong sense of color and design as organizational tool
  • uses lists and planners to organize
  • relates to vivid imagery, figurative language and descriptions
  • sensitive to environmental distractions such as excess movement, sounds and noises
  • may have difficulty remembering oral instructions and following lectures

Learning Strategies

  • uses multi-media to enhance learning such as video, computer assignments, illustrations, diagrams, demonstrations
  • uses color coding to organize notes, time and possessions
  • marks calendars with different colors of ink and uses colored stickers and folders for different courses
  • sits away from windows and doors, sits close to front of class, takes good notes and uses written instructions