Question 1
I do not like to participate in workshops or training courses unless the subject really interests me.
    I often find myself daydreaming when a trainer or facilitator is speaking.   
Question 2
I can usually concentrate when I want to.
    A noisy environment usually irritates me and breaks my concentration.   
Question 3
I like to know what I will get out of it before I give my full attention.
    I tend not to ask questions in a group of people, even if I do not understand.   
Question 4
I ask questions to clarify information when it is needed.
    I often find myself doodling or drawing.   
Question 5
I find that diagrams and models are useful in training.
    People often fidget a lot in the training room.   
Question 6
I like to start and finish on time, and work hard in between.
    I often think about things other than what is being discussed in a training class or workshop.   
Question 7
People who talk and do not pay attention when they are in a class annoy me.
    I sometimes need to be given instructions for activities or exercises twice.   
Question 8
I try to look for the relevance of what is being presented.
    Many course presenters are not very good at holding my attention.   

Question 9
I often find other people’s ideas more useful or interesting than my own.
    In a formal training environment, I prefer to work with a group.   
Question 10
I always like it when a trainer spells out clear learning objectives and outcomes.
    In a fomal training environment, I prefer to work independently.   
Question 11
I prefer lectures to group activities or discussion.
    I am happy to be given a wide range of pre-reading material before a course.   
Question 12
In a formal training environment, I prefer to work with well-structured presentation notes and handouts.
    You almost always meet really interesting people in a training class.   
Question 13
I enjoy seminars in which ideas can be freely exchanged.
    Some course leaders don’t have all the information when you ask them questions.   
Question 14
I am often attracted to a course that has a well-structured curriculum.
    I could quite easily take courses on my own, via distance learning.   
Question 15
I am happy to be given work assignments or projects involving one or two other people.
    I like to set my own learning goals.   
Question 16
I often volunteer for role-plays if they are part of the training course.
    I usually decide pretty quickly which information is useful to me and which is not.   
Question 17
I am happy to listen to a presentation that includes complex information.
    I tend to study more effectively when I’m working with others.   
Question 18
Learning is usually more effective when the subject is fully discussed or debated in a group.
    I’m comfortable taking a leadership role in group discussions.   
Question 19
I am rarely comfortable in loosely-defined brainstorming sessions.
    I can often ask probing and incisive questions about the information that is being presented.   
Question 20
I like to check facts or learning conclusions with others before I decide for myself.
    I often get my best ideas by talking them out with others.   

Question 21
When relaxing, I prefer to watch a film or go to see a play.
    When relaxing, I prefer to listen to music or the radio.   
Question 22
If I’m lost or need directions, I prefer having a map.
    When relaxing, I prefer to play games or sports.   
Question 23
I like course information presented in diagrams and pictures.
    I often like to be doing something with my hands when I’m listening or talking.   
Question 24
I prefer to talk to people face-to-face.
    I am often impatient to speak, and I often finish other people’s sentences.   
Question 25
I enjoy talking to people on the phone for long periods of time.
    I prefer many short breaks in a class so that I can move around.   
Question 26
When bored, I tend to doodle or watch something.
    I like to get involved in physical activity during a training class.   
Question 27
If I’m lost or need directions, I need to be told.
    I’m not good at sitting still for long periods of time.   
Question 28
I am quite happy to listen to a long presentation or lecture.
    If I am lost or in need of directions, I prefer to be shown the way.   
Question 29
I tend to forget names and remember faces.
    I find background music helpful when we are doing group exercises in a training class.   
Question 30
I often forget faces but remember names.
    I make gestures and use my hands when I am speaking.   
Question 31
I’m not good at listening to others.
    I like outdoor activities and exercises, where you can ’get your hands dirty’.   
Question 32
I often find that a video is a useful addition to most courses.
    I talk to myself sometimes.   

Question 33
I am good at seeing the big picture.
    It is important to include the details, as much as you can.   
Question 34
I often see relationships between ideas.
    It is usually best to focus and to concentrate.   
Question 35
It is important to read between the lines.
    I can often easily recall facts and figures.   
Question 36
Learning presents lots of options and possibilities.
    I like direct and practical answers to my questions.   
Question 37
It is important to ’go with the flow’ most of the time.
    I like things to be ordered in a step-by-step sequence.   
Question 38
I don’t like having to explain myself in detail.
    I like to be prepared.   
Question 39
I often don’t know why I do some things.
    I usually prefer to deal with one thing at a time.   
Question 40
I quickly get bored when a course leader spends time on minor details.
    I can get frustrated by opinion expressed as fact.