Study Tips for Auditory Learners

Instructor: Maggie Rouman

Maggie currently teaches post-secondary e-learning and assessment courses and has a bachelor's degree in special education and a master's degree in educational neuroscience.

Do you have a student who learns best by actively listening? If so, your student may be an auditory learner. In this lesson, you'll learn study strategies that will suit your student's auditory learning style.

What Is an Auditory Learner?

Do you have a student who prefers spoken instructions to written ones? Does this student learn best by reading out loud? Are conventional study practices, such as taking notes from a textbook, not very effective for this student?

If so, your student might be an auditory learner, which means he or she learns best by listening. Auditory learners prefer to absorb information through verbal communication, and they also benefit from speaking aloud, and so they may also learn well through discussion.

Study Tips for Auditory Learners

In order to help your student excel, it's important to use study strategies that complement your student's auditory learning style. Let's look at some tips that you can apply to support auditory learners.

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