A Personal Reflection of the Visual Learner: Self-Assessment and Reflection Paper. Vivian Hamilton August 16, 2014 Professor: Jon Vernon Com/516 Personal Learning Style “Vision is the art of seeing the invisible” quoted by Johnathan Swift. I am a visual thinker. This learning style is personal to me because not only do I process given information visually I perceive everything as a visual learner. The ability to gain knowledge from information that is observed and not “read” in the conventional sense is defined as visual literacy (Wood, Stover, Pilonieta, & Taylor, 2012).
A visual learner is defined as someone who views concepts, data, and other information through visual images or models. A visual learner has a very unique …show more content…
My personal weakness is time management and organizational skills. As a visual learner I do not have an accurate since of time management since I only see the final product. For example, when leaving to go on vacation I never factor in the time it takes to reach my destination but I focus on the direction of where I am traveling to.
Time management affects every learner in one way or another. Research suggest that visual learners should practice keeping time or using a timer when working. Being cautious of the time will help visual learners to take their time and see each component as an important piece of the puzzle. Organizational skills is key for any educator, as for me and my organizational skills I call it “organized chaos”. I can visually place things where I see fit and can easily located them at my convenience, but others might view it as messy or cluttered space. As a visual learner my goal this school year is to stay organized as possible when it comes to student assignments and teacher paper work. Being aware of my strengths and weakness will help me better facilitate my students and meet the needs of their personal learning styles. In the end as an educator I can give learners no better gift than the ability to believe in themselves and a true love for learning (Lauria, 2010). Improvement Strategies Proper planning prevents poor performance is my .
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