I have a bias because I am, as we all are, a learner. I have an inclination and prejudice about certain ways of learning based on my own experiences. There are 3 main elements that I strive for that motivate me to learn. They are not the only ways to learn, but they are how I learn best.
CURIOSITY. Whatever it is I am learning I need to have a strong desire to know more about it. If I am passionate about the topic at hand or am genuinely intrigued by something I will go to great lengths to explore further.
EXPERIENCE. I need to be able to experience it, feel it, try it out and do it. For me learning is a whole body experience, having only my mind activated for the task is not as effective as having my mind, body and spirit involved.
OWNERSHIP. Having some creative power over my learning process allows me to problem solve and make the learning opportunity my own. If I can make it my own and related it to my own experiences it is much more likely to impact me.
This is how I learn. How do you learn best?