I would most likely be labeled a visual learning. I do take in what I see. However I listen too. Put that together and what do you get? An auto-visual learner.: translation — plug in the TV, throw in a DVD and let me soak it up. Or place me in a lecture hall with a slide show or power point projection.
Do I learn on my own, in a social setting, or with guidance of an expert? Yes, yes, and yes. A little bit of any of those, but each at the correct time.