What's Your Learning Style?
Being a lifelong learner is one of the secrets to happiness, success, and personal fulfillment. But what's the best way to become one? Kay Peterson and David Kolb have the answer. They offer deep, research-based insights into the ideal process of learning and guide you in identifying your dominant style. You'll discover how knowing your learning style can help you with all kinds of everyday challenges, from remembering someone's name to adding a crucial professional skill to your repertoire. This book is a guide to awakening the power of learning that lies within each of us.
Kay Peterson is founder and managing director of the Institute for Experiential Learning where she provides training, coaching and assessments to support the use of Experiential Learning and Learning Styles flexibility as a value creation strategy across industries. She is also a founding partner of Harlan Peterson Partners, where she works with individuals and organizations to develop exceptional owners, leaders and entrepreneurs.
David A. Kolb is the creator of Experiential Learning Theory, the founder and chairman of Experience Based Learning Systems, Inc., and professor emeritus at Case Western Reserve University.
Chapter One The Learning Way 1
Chapter Two I Am a Learner 11
Chapter Three My Learning Style, My Life Path 33
Chapter Four Building Style Flexibility 77
Chapter Five Learning Flexibility and the Road Ahead 103
Chapter Six What's Next? Deliberate learning for life 121
The KLSI, The Kolb Learning Style Inventory: 149
Why you should take the inventory to define your style
The Style Sheets: The Nine Styles of Learning at a Glance 155
Dewey Decimal Classfication (DDC)