RE: A different "personality type" angle

Subject: RE: A different "personality type" angle
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "evbarney -at- comcast -dot- net" <evbarney -at- comcast -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2010 16:53:54 -0500

evbarney -at- comcast -dot- net wondered:

> i can tell you that I seem to be leaning towards the
> "Non-fan-brand" side - but not absolutely.
> i smoke rarely - and then only Djarums which are not as easy
> to come by, and harder still since the ban on any cigarette
> "flavor" other than menthol (Djarums are clove == and have to
> be classified as a cigar to be sold in the US - a relatively
> new law). I avoid cranberry juice not made by Ocean Spray --
> and if I am going to eat any O shaped oat cereal the name
> better start with "Cherri"
> I am not a sports fan - though I will attend an occational
> gme if a friend or family member request it, and i can usualy
> follow what's goin on. Sports on TV are usually a waste of
> time and electricity to me unless i happen to stumble on
> skaters, gymnysts, or (blush) cheerleader championships in a
> bored moment.
> So, tell me, have I skewed your numbers? >grin<

What's your usual mode of learning?

Are you a quick study?
- if so, then how do you approach that study?

Are you a slow grinder who gradually fills in a puzzle?

- do you do that by reading? by watching somebody? by doing/trying?

Are you a semi-grind, then leap to another aspect, then poke along
a side-trail, then grind some mo.... whoops! sudden GROK of the whole thing...?

- again, by reading and trying, or by watching somebody who knows, or some other approach?

Do you need/prefer lots of visuals? Or is well-organized text enough?
Would a decent video be better than a text with pictures?

Do you skip over the explanatory BS and go straight to the step-by-step?
Do you need to grasp the general rules before the steps are of any use?

Does it enter your head and stick only if there's a musical sound-track, either with the presentation or on your own iPod(-ish thing)?

Do you need a quiet time and place to work undisturbed (turn down that blasted music, and stop breathing so loud!) ?

Those'd be the kinds of questions that would be interesting to connect to the fan(atic)/brand-loyal - or not - nature of each learner. Are the head-paths different in any consistent way?

- Kevin

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