The Honey & Mumford learner types are very popular and are widely and students worldwide to determine how individual students learn best. Honey & Mumford Learning Styles Questionnaire. This questionnaire is designed to find out your preferred learning style(s). Over the years you have probably. Learning styles were developed by Peter Honey and Alan Mumford, based upon style Honey and Mumford have developed a Learning Style Questionnaire.

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They need models, concepts questionnnaire facts in order to engage in the learning process. Increased awareness of how you learn, opens up the whole process to self-scrutiny and improvement.

Honey & Mumford Learner Types (1986) Quiz

,earning Pragmatist Pragmatists are keen on trying out ideas, theories and techniques to see if they work in practice. They are gregarious people constantly involving themselves with others but, in doing so, quesstionnaire seek to centre all activities around themselves.

ActivistTheorist ; Pragmatist and Reflector. They tend to act first and consider the consequences afterwards. These people need to be able to see how to put the learning into practice in the real world.

They are essentially practical, down to earth people who like making practical decisions and solving problems. To understand your particular learning style Honey and Mumford have developed a Learning Style Questionnaire [see further reading] and with this questtionnaire you will be in a far qusetionnaire position to do three really useful things [quoting P. They assimilate disparate facts into coherent theories.

When they act it is part of a wide picture which includes the past as well as the present and others’ observations as well as their own. Their days are filled with activity. Their approach to problems is consistently logical.


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These people learn by observing and thinking about what happened. Prefer to stand back and view experiences from a number of different perspectives, collecting data and taking the time to work towards an appropriate conclusion.

questionnairs Further reading Honey, P. This makes your learning easier, more effective and more enjoyable. Thousands of organisations around the world have benefited from staff completing the LSQ by discovering which style of learning they prefer, then attempting to improve less preferred styles.

Honey and Mumford — University of Leicester

Theorists adapt and integrate observations into complex but logically sound theories. These are the learning approaches that individuals naturally prefer and they recommend that in order to maximise one’s own personal learning each learner ought to: It saves you tackling your learning on a hit-and-miss basis. Become an all-round learner — this increases your versatility to learn from a wide variety of different experiences; some formal, some informal, some planned and some spontaneous.

They prefer to take a back seat in meetings and discussions. Learning Style Questionnaire Measure employees’ preferred style of learning on a self directed basis.

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They positively search out new ideas and take the first opportunity to experiment with applications. They are the sort of people who return from courses brimming with new ideas that they want to try out in practice.

Learning to learn is your most important capability since it provides the gateway to everything else you want to develop. Use the LSQ to:.


Prefer to analyse and synthesise, drawing new information into a systematic and logical ‘theory’. Taken from How to be an e-tutor by Dr Richard Mobbs. This is their ‘mental set’ and they rigidly reject anything that doesn’t fit with it. They tend to thrive on the challenge of new experiences but are bored learninf implementation and longer term consolidation.

Use the LSQ to: The thorough collection and analysis of data about experiences and events is what counts so they tend to postpone reaching definitive conclusions for as long as possible. Improve your learning skills and processes — increasing your awareness of how you learn opens up the whole process to self-scrutiny and improvement.

They collect data, both first hand and syles others, and prefer to think about it thoroughly before coming to a conclusion. Search Site only in current section. They tend to be impatient with ruminating and open-ended discussions. Learning styles were developed by Peter Honey and Alan Mumford, based upon the work of Mumfoed, and they identified four distinct learning styles or preferences: As soon as the excitement from one activity has died down they are busy looking for the next.

Activists need to get their hands dirty, to dive in with both feet first. Norm Descriptions and Reliability. Their philosophy is “There mumforv always a better way” and “If it works it’s good”.