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Learning Styles: Auditory

Auditory Learners

Auditory learners:

  • Prefer using sound, music, recordings, and rhymes to retain information.
  • Repeating information out loud or having music in the background can be helpful.

Tips for Auditory Learners

• Record lectures and then listen to them
• Repeat material out loud and in your own words
• Discuss materials in your study groups
• Read textbooks aloud
• Listen to wordless background music while studying

Library Resources

The Library's Gale databases, which encompass many subject areas, allow you to download MP3's of articles. To select Gale databases, click on Research Tools, select Databases A-Z, and select Gale from the vendor drop down menu.

Encyclopedia Britannica also has an audio option.

Look for the listen button in the articles: