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Outline for ‘The VARK Analysis Example’

Important Instructions on Paper Details.

(Write at the top of the Outline)

Deadline: 2 days

Structure: Essay

Spacing: double spacing

Paper format: APA

Number of Pages: 2

No of Sources: 3 sources

Essay Skeleton: Headings, Wordcount, Points to be Discussed, and Research

Introduction (60 words)

Introduce Key Concepts: 

Explain what the VARK questionnaire is all about and the different learning styles it measures (from instructions).

VARK questionnaire is designed to help students identify their studying style (from research).

Four learning styles: visual, auditory, reading, writing, Kinesthetic (from research)

Thesis statement:

Sample Thesis Statement – The essay summarizes the kinesthetic style of learning, discusses the ideal learning style for kinesthetic learners, and states the advantages of understanding learning strategies for both learners and tutors (From both research and instructions).

Body (480 words)

*This wordcount is further divided into the different sections

Section 1: Summary of the Learning Style (120 words)

*Wordcount does not have to be exact. One section can borrow from another.

Section 2: Preferred Learning Strategies (120 words)

*Learning strategies, a Kinesthetic learner would enjoy (from research):

Section 3: Comparison between the preferred and the identified learning strategies (120 words)

* The points below are derived from the questionnaire linked in the instructions.

*The preferred learning strategy is from answers to questionnaire questions on how the student likes to read.

*The identified learning strategy is Kinesthetic learning.

Preferred Learning StrategyIdentified Learning Strategies (Kinesthetic Learning)
Focusses only on touch.Requires all five senses
Emphasizes learning material.Requires that the learning material is adapted to the learners needs.
Both Use Active Revision for ExamsBoth Use Active Revision for Exams

Section 4: The effects of understanding learning strategies on teaching and learning (120 words)

Conclusion (60)