( a ) Reflective thinkers
( i ) View new information with respect to the subject .
( ii ) Relate new information to past experience .
( iii ) Always ask ‘ why?’
( iv ) Examine their feelings about what they are learning .
( b ) Creative thinkers
( i ) Like to play with new information .
( ii ) Always ask ‘why?’
( iii ) Create their own solutions and shortcuts .
( c ) Practical thinkers
( i ) Always look for factual information .
( ii ) Seek the simplest and the most efficient way to do their work.
( iii ) Not satisfied until they know how to apply their job or other interest .
( d ) Conceptual thinkers
( i ) Accept new information only after seeing the big picture .
( ii ) Want to know how things work , not just the final outcome .
( iii ) Learner the concepts that are presented but also want to know the related concepts that may not have been included .